Great Heath Academy, Girton Close, Mildenhall, Suffolk, IP28 7PT

T: 01638 713430




Great Heath Academy and Academy Transformation Trust prioritise the safeguarding of our pupils. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We believe that all those who come into contact with children and families in their everyday work, including those who do not have a specific role in relation to safeguarding children, have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.


If you are worried about the safety or wellbeing of a child, please contact:
Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL): Mr David Hicks – 01638 713430
or our Alternate DSL: Mrs Naomi Brown, Head of School – 01638 713430


If you have concerns about a teacher, please contact:
Mr Steven Vincent, Principal – 01638 713430
If you have concerns about the Principal, please contact:
Mr Lloyd Hughes – Chair of Governors – 01638 713430 (ask For Mr Hughes to ring you back)


If school is closed and you have an urgent concern about a child’s welfare and believe them to be at risk of significant harm you could call the Police on 999 or make contact with Customer First on 0808 800 4005.


Below are the links to key documents that we adhere to, to safeguard children:

School safeguarding policies:
Safeguarding including Child Protection Policy
Safer Recruitment Policy
E-Safety Policy

HM Government documents:
Keeping Children Safe in Education (full document)
Keeping Children Safe in Education – Part 1
Working Together To Safeguard Children
PREVENT Guidance for schools (2015)