St Mary's Catholic Primary School

"Nurturing Our God-Given Talents"


The welfare of children is of paramount importance and it is the responsibility of the school to safeguard all pupils. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We will act quickly and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice. Through their day-to-day contact with pupils and direct work with families, education staff have a crucial role to play in noticing indicators of possible abuse or neglect. Parents should be aware, therefore, that where it appears to a member of staff that a child may have been abused, the school is required, as part of local child protection procedures, to report their concerns to relevant authorities. 

Mr Sims, is the designated safeguarding lead and Mrs Hansen is the designated safeguarding officer. You can always report any concerns to a member of the SLT who will deal with your concern appropriately.  

Safeguarding Poster


Safeguarding statement ~ Safe recruitment and selection of staff.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act; therefore, all convictions must be declared. Providing false information is an offence. Appointed staff, governors, regular volunteers and trainees have identity, qualification and criminal records bureau checks and have been successfully cleared to work with children.


The internet is an essential element in 21st century life for education, business and social interaction and the school has a duty to provide children and young people with quality access as part of their learning experience. It is the duty of the school to ensure that every child and young person in its care is safe. E-Safeguarding includes all aspects of technologies and electronic communications including tablets and mobile phones.


E-Safety - Links

 Click this link for access to the CEOP website

Click the link for UK Safer Internet Centre

Click the link for Ins@fe

Click the link for Safegaurding children online

Click the link for Think you Know - including quizes and games

Safer Internet Day

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