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Langford Village Academy


All the staff are responsible for the safeguarding of the children at Langford Village Academy.
We have designated staff members that make up our safeguarding team. 

Our Safeguarding lead is Miss Tracy Rowlands.
Our Deputy Safeguarding Leads are: Mrs Randall, Mrs Karen Bowskill and Mrs Rachel Siswick.
The key aspects of the role are:
* Making sure all staff are aware how to raise safeguarding concerns
* Ensuring all staff understand the symptoms of child abuse and neglect
* Referring any concerns to social care
* Monitoring children who are the subject of child protection plans
* Maintaining accurate and secure child protection records.
We follow the guidance called Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2023) which sets out the role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead in Annex B.
We work closely with all relevant professionals sharing information where necessary to safeguard children, including the Police who use a system called Operation Encompass to inform schools of any domestic incidents they are called to where children may be affected.
Should any Parent/Carer have any concerns about a child then please contact Miss Rowlands via the office; in her absence please contact Mrs Randall,Mrs Bowskill or Mrs Siswick.
Or contact the Central Bedfordshire Council social care Children’s team during office hours; Monday to Thursday(8:45am to 5:20pm), Friday (8:45am to 4:20pm) - 0300 300 8585
Mrs Louise Kite is our Safeguarding Governor. She monitors the work of the safeguarding lead on behalf of the Governing Body

Useful Safeguarding Links For Parents

  • Child Exploitation and Online Protection: We have advice and links to support for online problems young people might face, such as cyberbullying and hacking.

Useful E-Safety Links For Parents

As part of our E-safety within schools and in relation to keeping children safe beyond the classroom, please find some helpful information regarding the popular apps that children like to associate with. 



For further information and support please see the following links.



     Keeping children safe online

Understanding online safety is tricky for all ages - we have advice and guides to help you learn about staying safe online as a family.


    Keeping children safe online

We all want the best for our children, and that includes keeping them safe online. Find out how with our tips and advice.


     Support for parents and carers to keep children safe online

Government advice for parents.

Tips on blancing screen time

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For any further information on the relevant policies, please see our policy page.