Great Heath Academy and Academy Transformation Trust prioritise the safeguarding of our pupils. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We believe that all those who come into contact with children and families in their everyday work, including those who do not have a specific role in relation to safeguarding children, have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

If you are worried about the safety or wellbeing of a child, please contact:

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL): Mr David Hicks, Assistant Principal – 01638 713430
  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL): Mr James Gibbs – 01638 713430
  • Alternate DSL: Mrs Naomi Brown, Principal – 01638 713430
  • Alternate DSL: Mr Andrew Smith, Assistant Principal – 01638 713430
  • Alternate DSL: Mrs Emily Mitchinson, Assistant Principal – 01638 713430

If you have concerns about a teacher, please contact:

  • Mrs Naomi Brown, Principal – 01638 713430

If you have concerns about the Principal, please contact:

Mr Lloyd Hughes – Chair of Governors – 01638 713430 (ask For Mr Hughes to ring you back)

If school is closed and you have an urgent concern about a child’s welfare and believe them to be at risk of significant harm you could call:

Below are the links to key documents that we adhere to, to safeguard children:

School Safeguarding Policies:



Safer Recruitment Policy

HM Government documents:



Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018

PREVENT Guidance for schools (2015)