Safeguarding at Sandwell Academy

Sandwell Academy recognises that it has a duty to safeguard and protect children and young people from abuse.

Safeguarding children - the action we take to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm is everyone's responsibility.

You can read the Safeguarding Policy here. 

Key Personnel

Miss Pincher

Miss Pincher
Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Povey

Mrs Povey
Senior Deputy Head
Responsible for Behaviour, Safeguarding & Inclusion
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Adams

Mrs Adams
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr Denker

Mr Denker
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Ms Bennett

Ms Bennett
Family Support Worker


The Head of Years and Pastoral Staff have also received Level 3 Child Protection and Safeguarding Training.

Our Safeguarding Governor: Mim Hall

Title Last Updated
Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy
08 February 2023 Download File
Emotional Wellbeing Policy
09 November 2022 Download File
Local Organisation and Charities Offering Lockdown Support
22 January 2021 Download File
Safeguarding at Sandwell Academy Vol 1
01 March 2022 Download File
Safeguarding at Sandwell Academy Vol 2
25 July 2022 Download File


Sandwell Family Life


Sandwell Family Life is a directory of local activities and services for children, young people and families in Sandwell. It provides information on a wide range of support that aims to make life better for young people and their parents and carers – whether that’s making friends and having fun, getting involved in sporting or leisure activities, learning new skills, or getting advice or help with some of the more challenging things in life.

If you have any concerns about your child or any other child, then please contact either Miss Pincher, Mrs Povey, Mrs Adams or Mr Denker via the Academy reception or by emailing

If you have a safeguarding concern when the school is closed: Sandwell Safeguarding Team can be contacted on 0121 569 3100

In an emergency please call 999.

Links and Documents

Safeguarding Curriculum

Useful Websites