The safety of our children is the responsibility of everybody.


"We have a commitment to safeguard our children".
We all have a responsibility to act if we are worried about a child. All children have a right to be safe no matter who they are or what their circumstance.
Designated Lead for Child Protection: Jennie Walker CEO/Executive Principal
Designated Deputy for Child Protection: Antus Philips 
Director responsible for Safeguarding and Child protection: Tanya Ovenden-Hope 
For Children in Care: Jennie Walker


In addition, each partner academy has a Designated Safeguarding Officer Lead who leads the Safeguarding effort in each academy and has developed local safeguarding measures and policies to suit their schools. They are:


Beacon ACE Academy - Jackie Hawkens

Charlestown ACE Academy - Mark Clutsom, Headteacher

St Agnes ACE Academy - Jess Mills, Headteacher

St Columb Major ACE Academy - Marie Cameron, Headteacher

St Columb Minor ACE Academy - Kyja King, Assistant Headteacher

St Kew ACE Academy - Rachel Murray, Headteacher

Upton Cross ACE Academy - Emily Goodey, Headteacher


As a Trust we are proud to be part of Operation Encompass which is a Police and Education early intervention safeguarding partnership which supports children and young people exposed to domestic abuse