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Safeguarding at Merrill Academy

Merrill Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are fully committed to ensure that consistent and effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at the Academy

These professionals in school are all here to help:

Mrs Matthews

Director of Safeguarding/Child Protection

Mrs Scothern

Safeguarding/Child Protection Officer

Mrs Griffiths

Deputy Safeguarding Lead/Child Protection Officer





School health team:

  • Lesley Smales, Julie Straw and Terrie Bottomley
  • C Card drop in service- Wednesday
  • School nurse drop in service – Thursday

NHS Schools Heath Team delivered activities/campaigns 2019/2020 

Useful Links - Online Safety 


Gaming: What parents and carers need to know

Sharing pictures of your children online

Keeping your under 5's safe online

Live streaming: responding to the risks 

Using parental controls



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12th February 2020

RT @TSSDerby: Thanks to all the students and staff who came to our Future Me event today in partnership with @TeamDANCOP @DerbyUni we hope…

12th February 2020

RT @TeamDANCOP: Thank you to all the schools who came along to our Future Me event today in collaboration with @TSSDerby! @woodlands_derby

11th February 2020

RT @Luminatederby: I've been @MerrillAcademy talking #careers all morning and just had a site tour by 2 friendly, polite and engaging Year…

10th February 2020

@AbbieTabTIF @singfor_TIF Admin are chasing this up for you.

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