City Academy Bristol is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is our expectation that all staff, volunteers and members of the school community share this commitment.

The City Academy Safeguarding Team

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Miss A Thomas
Assistant Principal for Inclusion

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads

Deputy Safeguarding 1

Mrs C Jewson
Safeguarding Officer

Deputy Safeguarding 2

Mr B Pearce
Pastoral Leader

Deputy Safeguarding 3

Mrs C Palmer
Admissions Officer, Family Support and Nurture

Concerns about students

If you are concerned for the safety or wellbeing of a child at City Academy please contact the child’s Pastoral Support Worker/Head of Year who have all received Advanced Practitioner Safeguarding training.

If for some reason you are unable to reach the student’s Head of Year, please contact:

Miss Thomas, DSL: 07912 179671 or 0117 954 2814 (direct line)
Miss Jewson, Deputy DSL: 0117 941 3800 ext 358

If you have concerns about the wellbeing of any child, you can also contact Bristol City Council’s First Response Team on 0117 903 6444. If it is out of hours you can contact the Emergency Duty Team on 01454 615 165.

Concerns about staff

Should you have any concerns in terms of safeguarding relating to the behaviour of a member of staff, you should immediately contact the designated person as above. If the allegation concerns these individuals, you should contact: Mr Angell, Principal. Should you feel that your concerns have not been dealt with appropriately by the school, the CLF or Chair of the Academy Council you should contact the Local Authority Designated Officer via First Response on 0117 903 6444.