Bangor Academy Champions Child Protection


Bangor Academy - Champions Child ProtectionBangor Academy is the first school in North Down to be awarded the Legal Island Mark of Excellence for Child Protection.

Barry Phillips (Chairman and co-founder of Legal Island)presented the Legal Island Mark of Excellence to Mr Matthew Pitts (Principal of BASFC) as recognition of the Academy’s commitment to child protection and safeguarding. It follows the recent child protection training completed by all teaching and non-teaching staff, one of the largest schools to have been awarded the accolade. Barry Phillips said: “I am very impressed with the school’s attitude towards safeguarding . . . this training puts Bangor Academy ahead of many schools in Northern Ireland.”