Joseph's Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share
this commitment. We are fully devoted to
ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to
support families, children and staff at school. All concerns are passed
through members of staff who are trained as 'Designated Safeguarding Leads' in
school in compliance with the 'sharing of information' guidance.
Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is Mr Simmonds, Headteacher. The
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads (DDSL) are Mrs Setter and Mrs Moyse, Assistant
you have any serious concerns about your child or any other pupil at St
Joseph's School, please do not hesitate to contact the Child Protection Lead or
Deputy Lead who know who to contact for the best advice and help and is
experienced in using the appropriate degree of confidentiality.
see the school's safeguarding policy below and the code of conduct we as our staff to adhere to. Also an information leaflet that is made available for visitors to the school.
Safeguarding (Child Protection) Policy 2019.pdf Staff Code of Conduct.pdf St Joseph's Safeguarding Leaflet 2018.pdf
Joseph's Catholic Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of all its pupils.
As a school we recognise that safeguarding against radicalisation is no
different from safeguarding against any other vulnerability. At St Joseph's Catholic Primary School all
pupils, staff, school governors and visitors to our school are expected to
uphold and promote the fundamental principles of British Values, including
democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and
tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
see the link below to a new tool for schools and parents following the recent
speech from the Secretary of State as well more information.
see below a guide that will give you information to make informed decisions and
help safeguard your child in relation to extremism and radicalisation.
Extremism and Radicalisation Parent Tri-fold.pdf
As new technologies become more integral to the lives of children and young people in today's society, both within and outside of school it is important to be aware of how to keep them safe. Please see the links below for information and resources:
UK Safer Internet Centre: They raise awareness about internet safety and develop information materials and resources.
Childnet International: They help make the internet a great and safe place for children.
South West Grid for Learning: They provide safe, supported broadband internet and teaching and learning services.
Internet Watch Foundation: A UK hotline for reporting illegal content found on the internet and deals specifically with child abuse.