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Colchester Academy


The Designated Safeguarding Officers at Colchester Academy are:

  • Mr Rav Samjawon Assistant Principal - Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Mr Alistair Gibb Vice Principal - Alternate Senior Lead
  • Mr Ben Reakes Assistant Principal - Alternate Senior Lead
  • Mrs Sharon Silver - Safeguarding/Welfare Officer
  • Mrs Diane Paton - Safeguarding/Welfare Officer
  • Mrs Michelle Cornish - Safeguarding/Welfare Officer


Contact US:

Safeguarding concerns should be emailed to our confidential email address:


Essex Safeguarding Children Board

As an academy, we subscribe to the Essex Safeguarding Children Board (ESCB) recommendations, actions and outcomes:


ESCB Objective

  • Co-ordinate local work undertaken by all agencies and individuals to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people and ensure the effectiveness of that work.
  • Children and young people, their welfare, protection and the promotion of their best interests are at the heart of everything the ESCB does.


ESCB Vision

  • For Essex to be a child friendly county in which children and young people are safe from harm in their families, their communities and their neighbourhoods.


ESCB can be contacted by email: