The designated Safeguarding lead (DSL) at Budmouth Academy is Phil Midworth. The DSL has a responsibility for child protection and the welfare and wellbeing of young people. If you have any worries or concerns about any of our students please contact the DSL or the Deputy DSL’s (HoS & PSL), on 01305 830500 or .

Budmouth Academy recognises that the welfare of the child is paramount and takes seriously its responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of the young people in its care. the Board of Directors, staff and volunteers at Budmouth Academy understand the importance of working in partnership with children, their parents/carers and other agencies in order to promote children’s welfare.

For more information about Safeguarding at Budmouth Academy, please use the links to access our policies and procedures, information about our Designated Safeguarding Staff and Outside Agency Support.

Dorset Safeguarding Children Board This link takes you to a website for parents and pupils which informs you about schools’ responsibilities in relation to child protection.


Online Safety

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Relevant Policies


Safeguarding and CP Policy

Guidance Getting changed for Dance and Drama

Guidance Getting changed for Sport

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