The Fermain Academy’s Commitment

‘We recognise that high self- esteem, confidence, peer support and clear lines of communication with trusted adults helps all children, and especially those at risk of or suffering harm from abuse or neglect.’ Therefore The Fermain Academy will establish and maintain an ethos where children feel safe, secure, are encouraged to talk and are listened to.

All staff members at the school hold a Level Two Safeguarding Children qualification and are experienced in dealing with a variety of subject matters.

For Safeguarding concerns:

Miss T Dalton 
Pastoral Lead & Designated Lead Safeguarding Officer
01625 611001

Mrs E Sandbach
Head of School & Deputy Designated Lead Safeguarding Officer
01625 611001

Mrs R Ward
Deputy Designated Lead Safeguarding Officer
01625 611001

Mr R Halsall
Chair of Governors (Local Support Board)

For the Inclusion team, contact:

Mrs L Wheelton
01625 611001

Mrs G Cox
Pastoral Support Officer
01625 611001

Do you have a concern about a child?

If the designated members of staff are unavailable tou must refer your concerns, as soon as possible, to a member of the Leadership Team (advice on who to speak to may be obtained from the school office).

If you are unable to contact our designated staff or another member of the Leadership Team, please contact Cheshire East Consultation Service (ChECS) if you have immediate concerns about a child:

0300 123 5012 option 3

If you need to contact someone out of hours and you believe it to be an emergency that can’t wait, please call ChECS Emergency Duty Team on 0300 123 5022