Ark Evelyn Grace Academy is a community and all those directly connected (staff, governors, parents, families and pupils) have an essential role to play in making it safe and secure. Evelyn Grace Academy recognises our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children with their best interests at the centre of our work.


Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is:

Mr L Daly - Associate Vice Principal

Our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads are:

Mr N. Morrissey - Assistant Principal & Director of Learning for Year 11

Mr Hall - Director of Learning for Years 7 & 8

Mr J. Commettant - Director of Learning for Year 9

Mr E. Beckford - Director of Learning for Year 10

Ark Evelyn Grace Academy recognises the importance of providing an ethos and environment within school that will help children to feel safe, secure and respected, encourage them to talk openly and enable them to feel confident that they will be listened to. 

Our Policy:

This policy sets out Ark’s commitment to safeguarding the children in our academies and describes in sections 1 to 5 the approach, aims and scope of the policy. Sections 6 to 8 outline roles and responsibilities for safeguarding. Section 9 to 13 outlines core definitions, procedures and information for use in schools. Further links and guidance are given in the appendices.

Please click the links below for our full policy and appendices:

Ark Evelyn Grace Academy - Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 2021-22

Ark Evelyn Grace - Safeguarding Appendix A 2021/22

Parent and student slide for induction

Ark Recruitment and Appointment Policy

Ark Whistleblowing Policy 2021-23


Lambeth Virtual School Head 

Denise Downie-Campbell - Virtual School Headteacher

Educational Consultant: Upper Secondary (Yr11 – 14), Lambeth Virtual School

Mobile: 07785694907

*For more information or to report a safeguarding matter, please email or call on 0207 737 9520