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Every adult at Stella Maris is committed to helping the children feel safe and happy.  We have a dedicated team to lead our work on safeguarding, however, any of whom can be approached to help with issues that may arise, including e-safety concerns.

Safeguarding Leads at Stella Maris


Mr Langley - Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and Academy Principal

Mrs Huotari - Deputy DSL and Executive Principal

Mrs Archibald - Deputy DSL, SENCO/Inclusion Co-ordinator and Vice Academy Principal 


Our Committee Member with responsibility for Safeguarding is Susan Foster (Chair of the Academy Committee)


At Stella Maris our aim is to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our pupils and staff, and to follow laws and guidelines for the protection of children and adults. We value all those with whom we come into contact and aim to treat all people with respect and care.


Safeguarding is not just protecting children from deliberate harm. At Stella Maris we ensure policies and systems are in place to raise awareness and manage all aspects of good safeguarding, including:


heart Health and safetyheart Racist abuseheart Harassment and discrimination
heart Prevention of radicalisationheart Use of physical interventionheartPupils with medical conditions
heart Bullyingheart Providing first aidheart Educational visits
heart School securityheart Attendanceheart Drug and substance misuse


Our First Aid Team