Mhairi Stewart

Our Safeguarding Team

Our Designated Child Protection Lead is Ms Mhairi Stewart. She is supported by two Deputy Safeguarding Officers, Val Bainbridge and Kirsty Mawdsley.

We work closely with other agencies to ensure that the needs of our students are met.


Mhairi Barnfield
Child Protection Lead
Val Bainbridge
Deputy Safeguarding Officer
Kirsty Mawdsley
Deputy Safeguarding Officer


Simon Whitehead - Head Teacher and SLT link for safeguarding

Elizabeth Varley - Chair of Governors and Governor link for safeguarding


Making a Safeguarding Referral

If you are a member of staff, safeguarding referrals should be made immediately to our Designated Child Protection Lead Mhairi Stewart via CPOMS

If you are a parent or a member of the public please contact our office staff on 01388 603388 and request to speak with Mhairi Stewart or email the academy on or by using the form below:

Your Name:
Your Email:


Key policies

All School Policies

Prevent Policy

Child Protection Policy