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SSPA Safeguarding


Everyone who participates in Stafford Sports and Performance Academy is entitled to do so in an enjoyable and safe environment. Stafford Sports and Performance Academy have a moral and legal obligation to ensure that, when given responsibility for young people, coaches and volunteers provide them with the highest possible standard of care.

Stafford Sports and Performance Academy is committed to devising and implementing policies so that everyone in sport accepts their responsibilities to safeguard children from harm and abuse. This means to follow procedures to protect children and report any concerns about their welfare to appropriate authorities.

If you have a safeguarding concern please contact Safeguarding lead: Stephen Glover    07793891029

Stephen is qualified as a Level 3 and Designated Lead for Safeguarding. 

If you cannot make contact with Stephen then please contact Staffordshire County Council safeguarding team:

Report a concern

Phone: 0300 111 8007 and select option 1.

Opening times

  • Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Out of hours

Outside of the hours above, or on weekends and bank holidays, please contact the Emergency Duty Team by phoning 0345 604 2886.

Is the child at risk of immediate harm?

If you believe the child to be at risk of immediate harm, this must be reported to the police on 999 or 101. Once you have reported to the police, please contact Staffordshire Childrens Advice and Support Service or Emergency Duty Team.

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