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

Our Other Safeguarding staff are: Mrs. L Smith, Mrs R. Sidebottom, Mrs J Hirst, Mrs C Whitmore.

Safeguarding Governor: Mrs A Gasden 

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 2021

COVID-19 School safeguarding Policy Addendum Jan 2022

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 2021 -Preventing Extremism and Radicalisation in Education Settings Policy


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.  




Prevent – How social media is used to encourage travel to syria and Iraq.

Below is the link to Government advice and trusted resources for schools to safeguard students from radicalisation, build resilience to all types of extremism and promote shared values. 



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