Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Central Office

Bexley

Bromley

Clapham

Croydon

Greenwich

Haringey

Havering

Merton

Newham

Southwark

Sutton

Thurrock

Wandsworth

Westminster

How do students and parents report a safeguarding concern?

How to report as a parent?

Safe

If you believe a child is in immient danger please contact the Police - dial 999

How to report to Children’s Social services?

Child protection referrals can be made via the duty desk or online:

Merton has a local safeguarding partnership (Merton Safeguarding Children Partnership) Please click on this link: https://www.mertonscp.org.uk/ It has links to local child protection policies and procedures, and links to other related websites.

How to report radicalisation and extremism?

The Merton Lead is Ms Willis and Merton’s Prevent Police Officer is PC Kendrick who can be contacted via Prevent@merton.gov.uk or on: 020 8545 4226/4227.

How to contact the LADO?

The Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) is John Shelley, who can be contacted o: 020 8545 3187/lado@merton.gov.uk

How to contact Merton’s Virtual School?

The Head Teacher for Merton’s Virtual School is Karen Reid. The virtual school supports looked after children and Care Leavers to promote their educational achievement and to make sure all looked after children reach their potential. Please visit: https://www.merton.gov.uk/social-care/children-young-people-and-families/childrens-social-care/fostering-adoption-and-looked-after-children/virtual-school-for-looked-after-children for further information.