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Should you have any more urgent Safeguarding concerns, please email the Lancaster Academy on safeguarding@lancaster.leicester.sch.uk

If you need to report a Safeguarding concern please contact the Police on 999 or Duty and Assessment on (0116) 4541004

Prevent Statement

The Lancaster Academy is committed to safeguarding, and promoting the welfare of all of our students. We recognise that in an ever changing and fast moving world it is essential that we promote students well-being, confidence and resilience, and that we provide our students with up to date information and signpost them to places where they can find support, where necessary.

We see protecting our students from the risk of radicalisation as part of  our wider safeguarding duties, and that it is similar in nature to protecting students from other harms (e.g. drugs, FGM, neglect, and sexual exploitation), whether these come from within their family or are the product of outside influences. We acknowledge the Prevent duty and we have due regard to the need to prevent young people from being drawn into terrorism.

At The Lancaster Academy all staff are expected to uphold the fundamental principles of British Values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs. These values are promoted through our Academy Pledge, the curriculum, PSHE, tutor time, assemblies and The Lancaster Ways for Behaviour and Teaching and Learning.

The Lancaster Academy Pledge

I will always be conscientious, PREPARED to make the best effort that I possibly can to reach my true potential.

I will be RESILIENT in everything that I do, whilst recognising and cherishing the efforts made by the Lancaster community on my behalf.

As an ambassador of Lancaster I will show INTEGRITY at all times, be truthful to myself and others, always trying to do the right thing.

I will always champion the DIVERSITY within our Academy, and in the wider world, valuing care and consideration, respect and tolerance for all.

I will embrace the ENTERPRISING spirit here, in all aspects of my learning, and strive to achieve the best future for myself and for the Academy.

PRIDE in Lancaster”