At Royton and Crompton E-ACT Academy we are committed to keeping our students safe both within academy grounds and out in the wider community.

The safety and welfare of all our students is of the utmost importance to us. Please contact the academy directly if you have a concern about the welfare of a child – our safeguarding leads are listed below.

The Academy’s Duty of Care to keep all students safe

  • The Academy aims to ensure that appropriate action is taken in a timely manner to safeguard and promote children’s welfare
  • Thar all staff are aware of and understand fully their statutory responsibilities with respect to safeguarding
  • Staff are appropriately trained in recognising and reporting safeguarding issues
  • Safeguarding and child protection is everyone’s responsibility

The Academy’s Open Door Policy so that Students can access support and guidance at all times

  • At Royton & Crompton E-ACT Academy we adopt an open door policy to ensure that all students feel supported at all times and we aim to support all barriers to learning through our inclusive approach.

The Academies work with external agencies and professionals for specialised support where needed

  • As an Oldham located E-ACT Academy we work with a wide range of external agencies such as Oldham’s MASH Team (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub), QEST, MIND, Healthy Young Minds, Police, Positive Steps and many more services to ensure we provide a fully inclusive holistic approach for each child as and when required.

Any safeguarding issues, please call either Mrs L Jackson or Mr S Lewis on the numbers below.

Our Safeguarding Team

Leela Jackson, Family Liaison Officer – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead


Phone: 07395 605251

Scott Lewis Deputy Headteacher – Designated Safeguarding Lead


Phone: 07395 799552




Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

Useful Information & Resources

Radicalisation and Extremism


Keeping safe in the Community


Child Sexual Exploitation

Operation Encompass

Parent’s Pack

New Counter-Terrorism Website

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Oldham Local Authority Offer Supporting Vulnerable Students




click to download safeguarding workpacks

support and safeguarding

Boots Safe Space


Safeguarding our Community


Everyone’s Invited


At Royton & Crompton E-ACT Academy, we continue to proudly promote a culture that fosters respect, healthy relationships and challenges abuse of all kinds. We are encouraged by the fact that Ofsted will be reviewing safeguarding practices in schools across the country as a result of ‘Everyone’s Invited’.


Please click on the link below which refers to recent communication sent to parents and carers.


E-ACT Letter


We would like to take this opportunity to highlight some of the support available to you. In addition to contacting us here at the academy at any time, the NSPCC has recently created a helpline (0800 136 663) for parents/carers and young people and can be contacted via

The following websites also provide additional information and support:


For further information and a direct link to our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy, please click here. Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

Page 18 onwards states how we will deal with “Allegations of abuse made against other pupils (peer-on-peer or child on child abuse)” which supports how we challenge abuse of all kinds.


The safety of our pupils is and always will be our number one priority. As always, if you would like to discuss any of the above then please do not hesitate to contact the academy at, Mr Lewis (Designated Safeguarding Lead) or Mrs Jackson (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)






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