Harris Academy Chafford Hundred is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for children, staff and visitors and promoting a climate where children and adults will feel confident about sharing any concerns they may have about their own safety or the well-being of others.
The academy is committed to the vital contribution of all governors, staff and support staff make to safeguarding children a priority. We aim to ensure that child protection concerns and referrals are handled sensitively, professionally and in ways that support the specific needs of the individual child.
Through providing acaring, safe and stimulating environment which promotes the social, physical and moral development of all our students, we aim to foster an atmosphere of trust, respect and security.
Parents and members of the local community can contact the Safeguarding Team via the Academy telephone number or by email on firstname.lastname@example.org. Students can contact the Safeguarding Team by email on email@example.com or speak to a member of staff displayed on the poster below. The poster is displayed in every classroom, office and in corridors around the Academy. This is to ensure that every member of the Academy community can report and discuss matters with trained staff.
Members of the public are also able to make direct referrals to Social Care. Please find below details of
Children’s Services in our local area.
Thurrock MASH Team: 01375 652802 / 01375 372468 (out of hours)
Key contact details
The Academy’s Designated Safeguarding Officer and Prevent Lead is Mrs Sarah Downey
Telephone: 01375 484580
The Academy’s Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and Family Liaison Officer is Mrs Nicki Tree
Telephone: 01375 484580
The Governor responsible for Child Protection is Mr Phillipe Udrzal
The Local Authority’s Children and Young Person Officer is PC Natalie Malone 42074369
Telephone: 100 ext 364100
The Thurrock LADO (Local Authority Designated Officer) dealing with allegations against members of staff is Sharon Owens
Telephone: 01375 652921
For safeguarding concerns about an adult, contact the person mentioned in the diagram below, depending on who the concern is about.
If the allegations is about:
You must report to:
The Exectutive Principal, Nicola Graham
Rebecca Hickey Harris Federation Secondary Director
A staff member in the Academy
Executive Principal, Nicola Graham
A student in the Academy
Sarah Downey Assistant Principal and Designated Safeguarding Lead