Barnwell Academy


Barnwell Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils. Sometimes we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies when there are concerns about a child's welfare. We will ensure concerns are discussed with parents/carers first unless we have reasons to believe that such a move would be contrary to the child's welfare.

Operation Encompass

Barnwell Academy is committed to working with all multi-agencies to ensure all children are safe and are committed to the Operation Encompass project. The purpose of Operation Encompass is to safeguard and support children and young people who have been involved in a domestic abuse incident. Please find more information about Operation Encompass below.

 PDF icon  Operation Encompass


People to Contact


  • Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mrs A Emmerson (Headteacher)
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead- Miss K Harding (Daycare Manager)
  • Deputy Safeguarding Lead - Mr Kris Sadler (Deputy Headteacher)
  • Governor Safeguarding Lead - Mrs D Hargrave


Key Safeguarding Policies


Barnwell Academy has implemented a range of policies to ensure the well-being of pupils.  Some of these are displayed below:



 Statutory Guidance on Keeping Children Safe in Education


PDF icon  Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022

PDF icon Working Together to Safeguard Children 2023

Web icon  Related Websites - NSPCC

Sunderland safeguarding partnership