Safeguarding Information and Advice

25 November 2019: Boulevard Academy, Hull.
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01482 210267/07976 433960

Designated Safeguard Lead

Mr B Stevens

Mrs C Metcalfe

Deputy Safeguard Lead

Mrs C Metcalfe

  • Ensures all safeguarding and child protection procedures are in place and updated as appropriate
  • Ensures all staff are aware of safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Provides advice and support to staff on child welfare, safeguarding and child protection matters
  • Promotes supportive engagement with parents and/or carers in safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, including where families may be facing challenging circumstances
  • Provides pastoral and well-being support to vulnerable students
  • Is responsible for coordinating arrangements for monitoring and supporting students who have been identified as being in need of protection

Safeguarding Child Protection Policy

COVID 19 Child Protection Annex

Reporting Concerns

Please report any safeguarding concerns by using the form at the bottom of this page or call 01482 217898 and ask for the Safeguarding Lead.

Parent Safeguarding Resource Hub

Online Safety

With children likely spending more time online, now is a good time to remind parents of the risks certain websites, apps and social media can pose, so that you are aware of the steps you can take to protect your child.

The link below offers guidance on how to prevent against radicalisation online, as well as highlighting which socialising apps could pose dangers to children. Please take the time to read through and take care monitoring your child’s online activities. Parent Guardian Online Radicalisation Information and Support


Prevent Strategy

Online Safety Policy

Anti-Bullying Policy

Help Your Children Stay Safe Online Parent Fact Sheet

Staying Safe Online

Popular Apps Guidance


What is ‘online grooming’?

Online grooming is where someone befriends a child online and builds up their trust with the intention of exploiting them and causing them harm. Please read through the full bulletin for how to spot grooming, and what to do if you are concerned that a child may be at risk of grooming: Online Grooming Bulletin

Find out more about protecting your child from grooming during COVID-19

Domestic Violence

Domestice Abuse Services Available Website
Hull Domestic Abuse Partnership (DAP) 01482 318759
Hull Women’s Aid 01482 446099
Preston Road Women’s Centre 01482 790310
ChildLine 0800 1111
Website information for young people:

Silent calls to the police – dial 999 – when the operator is on the line press 55.
No credit is needed to call the police


There have been significant changes within our setting in response to the outbreak. Many young people are now at home and staffing is likely to be significantly affected through illness and self-isolation. Despite the changes, the school’s Child Protection Policy is fundamentally the same: children and young people always come first, staff should respond robustly to safeguarding concerns and contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead in line with our established safeguarding procedure.

To view The Boulevard Academy’s full Child Protection Annex please click the link below.

COVID 19 Child Protection Annex

External Links

More support can be found on the below sites.

NSPCC – The NSPCC helpline can be found here, along with lots of support for keeping children safe during lockdown

CEOP -Child Exploitation and Online Protection can offer help if you are concerned about online abuse

CHILDNET – Aim to make the internet a safer place for children. Their site contains parent support, activities for students, and video lessons

UK SAFER INTERNET CENTRE: Here you can find online safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe online

THINKUKNOW: Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline

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