The Designated Safeguarding Officers at Colchester Academy are:
|Designated Safeguarding Lead
|Mr Matthew Chaplin
|Alternate Senior Leads
|Mr Alistair Gibb
|Senior Vice Principal
|Mr Lance Halliwell
|Mrs Michelle Cornish
|Family Liaison Manager
|Mr Matthew Chaplin
|Named governor for safeguarding
|Mr Chris Burns
Click here to view the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
CA Safeguarding & E-Safety Planner 2022/2023
Safeguarding concerns should be emailed to our confidential email address:
Essex Safeguarding Children Board
As an academy, we subscribe to the Essex Safeguarding Children Board (ESCB) recommendations, actions and outcomes:
- Co-ordinate local work undertaken by all agencies and individuals to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people and ensure the effectiveness of that work.
- Children and young people, their welfare, protection and the promotion of their best interests are at the heart of everything the ESCB does.
- For Essex to be a child friendly county in which children and young people are safe from harm in their families, their communities and their neighbourhoods.
ESCB can be contacted by email: email@example.com
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