Safeguarding 2023-24


Our Designated Safeguarding Leads are Mrs H Hewitt & Mrs N Casey

Our Deputy Safeguarding Leads are Mrs J Hirst & Mr S Mason

Our Safeguarding Governor is Mr R Knight

Our Designated Looked After Children Lead is Miss B Moulton


Offley Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children.  We ensure consistent, effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support children, families and staff at school.  For more information, please see the policies below.


Some useful phone numbers & websites -

NHS - 111 or in an emergency 999

Coronavirus Helpline 24/7 crisis phone line for residents of Cheshire West, Cheshire East and Wirral - 0300 303 3972

Childline - 0800 1111 (for children)   0808 800 5000 (for adults concerned about a child)

Online Safety - CEOP

Samaritans - 116 123

Domestic Violence Hotline - 0808 2000 247

Refuge - 0808 2000 247

Mind - 0300 123 3393

Young Minds - 0808 802 5544

Age UK - 0800 169 6565

Alcoholics Anonymous - 0800 917 7650

National Gambling Helpline - 0808 8020 133

Citizens Advice -

Mental Health Foundation -

Trussell Trust -

La Leche League - 0345 120 2918 (For Mums struggling to get formula milk)

Operation Encompass

“In conjunction with Cheshire Police, Offley Primary Academy is involved in a initiative called Operation Encompass.  The purpose of Operation Encompass is to safeguard and support children and young people who have been involved in, heard or witnessed a domestic abuse incident. Following such an incident, children will often arrive at school distressed, upset, worried and unprepared. Operation Encompass aims to ensure that appropriate school staff (called Key Adults) are made aware early enough to support children and young people in a way that means they feel safe and included.

At Offley Primary Academy our Key Adults are Mrs H Hewitt, Mrs N Casey, Mr S Mason & Mrs J Hirst.

This is a valuable initiative that means we can continue to support and help children and families within our school community when they need it the most. 

You can find out more by visiting or by contacting our Key Adult.

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Offley Primary Academy

Offley Road
Sandbach, Cheshire CW11 1GY

For General enquiries:
Tel: 01270 449560

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