Long Field Spencer Academy fully recognises the contribution it can make to protect children and support students in school. Our main aim is to safeguard and promote our students’ welfare, safety and health by fostering an honest, open, caring and supportive climate. The students’ welfare is of paramount importance. The school adopts an open and accepting attitude towards children as part of its responsibility for pastoral care. Staff encourage children and parents to feel free to talk about any concerns and to see school as a safe place when there are difficulties. Children’s worries and fears will be taken seriously and children are encouraged to seek help from members of staff. All staff that work within the academy undertaking yearly Safeguarding training.

  • Our Safeguarding/Child Protection policy can be found here.


We recognise that child protection is the responsibility of all staff, however, our Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and Deputy Safeguarding Leads (DDSL) are:


Sharon Maloney(DSL)

Assistant Principal


Lisa Newby(DDSL)

Pastoral Lead


Simon Fretwell(DDSL)

Head Of Leo House


Vanessa Pritchett(DDSL)

Family Support Worker


Rebecca Langford(DDSL)

Head Of Phoenix House


Samuel Rowbotham(DDSL)

  Assistant Principal