Our Designated Safeguarding Leads are: Mrs L. Jones and Mrs J. North

Our Other Safeguarding staff are: Mrs. L Smith, Mrs R. Sidebottom, Miss N Kingshott

Cranberry 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 following policies:

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy Sept 2019  

Keeping Children Safe in Education

Cheshire East Children Missing in Education Legislation

Cheshire East Safeguarding Children and Young people affected by Domestic, sexual and Relationship abuse

Children missing in Education 1 minute Guide

Children Missing in Education Cheshire East Guidance

Prevent Policy

During the Government announce school closures from March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, safeguarding procedures have been reviewed. Please follow the link to find an additional Covid-19 Safeguarding Policy to be read in conjunction with the school’s current Safeguarding Policy. Covid 19 safeguarding policy March 2020.

Please find below a number of contact numbers, should you require any support or help during times when school is closed:

Cranberry Academy

Cheshire East Children’s Consultation  Service (CHECS – Social Care)

0300 123 5012 (option 3)

Cheshire East Children’s Consultation  Service out of hours emergency number (CHECS – Social Care)

0300 123 5022


0800 1111

NHS 111


Non- emergency police contact


The emergency services (Police, Fire, Ambulance)


Alsager Foodbank


The Cedars Medical Centre

01270 275606

Merepark Medical Centre

01270 275600


You can also follow the link below for Cheshire East’s Safeguarding Team:

Please follow the below link for Domestic Abuse Guidance from Cheshire East:


The NSPCC has updated its online safety content for parents and carers on its website and this also now includes new advice on talking to children about upsetting coronavirus content which they may have viewed online.

The Safer Schools Home Learning Hub is a free library of resources to support parents and carers who are taking the time to help their children be safer online. The resources have been adapted to make them easily accessible for everyone.