We believe that keeping children safe is everyone’s responsibility. We will respond to concerns in the appropriate manner in line with the whole-school Child Protection Policy.

Our Designated Safeguarding Leads are:

Mrs S Wood

Ms N Hodgson
Deputy Headteacher
Deputy DSL

Mrs C de Gilbert
Deputy Headteacher
Safeguarding Officer

Mrs B Hunter
Internet Safety Leader
Safeguarding Officer

Safeguarding at The Carlton Junior Academy

We welcome visitors to our
academy and would request, that in order to keep you and the children safe and happy here at TCJA, you carefully read the information in our Safeguarding Children – Guidance for Visitors leaflet (copies are available to pick up next to the signing-in tablet). Our  Designated Safeguarding Lead is Sharon Wood.

Cameras and other Mobile Devices

Please do not use your phone when in our academy, or take any photographs/recordings without the direct permission of the Headteacher (Sharon Wood) or the Deputy Headteachers ( Mrs de Gilbert and Miss Hodgson). Failure to adhere to this request may result in you being asked to leave the premises.

If you are concerned about a safeguarding issue

Tell a member of staff immediately. They will direct you to a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL). Please write down your concern and give it to a DSL as soon as possible.

Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy TCJA Sept 2022

Keeping Children Safe in Education 

You can anonymously report concerns regarding the safety or wellbeing of a child to:

Nottinghamshire Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 0300 500 80 90

Useful Links/Resources

Indicators of Possible Abuse leaflet




The NSPCC has lots of useful guidance and leaflets you can download.

Home or Out Alone – A Guide

Help for adults concerned about a child: Call the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000

Help for children and young people: Call ChildLine on 0800 1111

PACE (parents against child sexual exploitation) link to web site below.


Nottingham Independent Domestic Abuse Services

http://www.nidas.org.uk/children-team/   tel:08088000340

Women’s Aid Integrated services


24Hr Freephone Helpline   0808 800 0340

Who else can help?

  • Notts Women’s Aid provide support for women, children, young people and teens living in Mansfield and Ashfield.
  • Equation offer help to men over the age of 18 living in Nottinghamshire.
  • Galop is a specialist service for transgender and bisexual people  and those in same sex relationships. They have a helpline run by trained LGBT people.
  • Karma Nirvana supports victims of honour crimes and forced marriage. 0800 999 5428

Prevent – Counter Terrorism information, support and guidance