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The Austen Academy fully recognises the responsibility we have to safeguard and promote the welfare of young people.


If you wish to contact the school with a safeguarding issue please  email the school using the contact form below or  phone 01256 236640  and ask to speak to a Designated Safeguarding Lead:

Lisa Crompton

Liz Cooper

Please see our Safeguarding policy for more details .


We work with many other organisations and agencies to support and safeguard the young people with whom we work.

If you are worried about yourself or someone else, the following links may be useful in directing you to an organisation that can help:



For online safety support please see below:


For a young person's guide to safeguarding please click here:

Student Safeguarding Information

Parental Guide for External Agency Support


Safeguarding contact