Section 175 of the Education Act 2002 places a statutory responsibility on the governing body to have policies and procedures in place that safeguard and promote the welfare of children who are pupils of the Burton End Primary Academy.

The staff and governors of Burton End Primary Academy are committed to protecting and safeguarding all their pupils to ensure, as far as possible, that they are free from harm and safe. Burton End Primary Academy recognises that children sometimes suffer abuse from those who should be caring for and protecting them and from one another. Abuse can take place within any socio-economic group and can occur at home or in institutions, including schools.

Burton End Primary Academy abides by the policies and procedures for dealing with Child Protection as outlined by the Suffolk Safeguarding Children Board (Suffolk SCB) on the website

Burton End Primary Academy Safeguarding Leads

Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mrs Melanie Frost - Deputy Head Teacher

Deputy DSLs - Mrs Lucie Welch

Designated Governor - Tracy Ayris

Acting Chair of Governors - Mr Sam Gallacher 

Designated Teacher for Looked After Children - Mrs Sara Meechan

Prevent Officer -  Mrs Melanie Frost  - Deputy Head Teacher

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