Iford Academy is committed to safeguarding children and promoting children’s welfare. It expects all staff, governors, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment and maintain a vigilant and safe environment. It is our willingness to work in a safe manner and challenge inappropriate behaviour that underpins this commitment.
All members of our Safeguarding Team are trained to Level 3 Safeguarding Children standards. All staff at Iford Academy are trained to Level 2 Safeguarding Children standards, have regular Safeguarding training and understand their role in protecting children.
Have a concern?
If you have a concern about a child, please contact the school and ask to speak with the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) or one of their deputies.
If you have a concern about a child outside of school hours please contact the following Local Authority out of hours services:
- Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP) – 01202 738256
- Dorset Council – 01305 858250
For any emergencies relating to welfare or safety, dial 999.
Iford Academy Safeguarding Team – 01202 424361