Safeguarding and Child Protection

Diamond Academy and Academy Transformation Trust prioritize the safeguarding of our pupils.DSC_6554

If you are worried about the safety or wellbeing of a child, please contact:

Designated Safeguarding Lead (SL): Mrs Karen Hammond, Principal – 01842 752387

Deputy DSL: Mr Andy Bear, Deputy Executive Principal/DSL – 01842 752387

Deputy DSL: Senior Vice Principal/English/DSL – Mrs L LaFond – 01842 752387

If you have concerns about a teacher, please contact:

Mrs Karen Hammond, Executive Principal – 01842 752387

If you have concerns about the Principal, please contact:

Mrs Joyce Hodgetts, Chair of Governors (and MD of Academy Transformation Trust) – 0121 632 2340

If school is closed and you have an urgent concern about a child’s welfare and believe them to be at risk of significant harm you could call the Police on 999 or make contact with Norfolk County Council’s Children’s Services on 0344 800 8020. See more information here:

The Academy’s Safeguarding Policy can be found here. We follow Child Protection Procedures as per the Norfolk model policy, found here

Working Together to Safeguard Children is a government document that we use to inform our practices. It can be found here:–2