Our Academy


William Barcroft Junior School is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of all our pupils.

To achieve this, we have systems in place which are designed to:

  • Create and maintain a safe learning environment.
  • Identify child welfare concerns and take appropriate action.
  • Use the curriculum to enable our children to develop keep safe strategies.
  • Operate safer recruitment and selection procedures.

All staff have a responsibility to safeguard our pupils however the main point of contacts at the school are:

  • Sarah Sargent (Principal and Designated Safeguarding Lead)
  • Gemma Newell (Assistant Principal)
  • Gemma Baggott (Behaviour, Attendance and Welfare Officer)

Should you have any safeguarding concerns about your own child, or any of our children at William Barcroft Junior School, please make contact with the school or other appropriate agency details of which can be found below:

William Barcroft Safeguarding Contacts:

Local Authority Safeguarding Contacts:

Sources of support and information

Child protection – national

Bullying – national

Mental health – national

Parents’ support – national

Sexual harm and sexually harmful behaviour – national

Internet safety – national

Useful websites: