Keeping children safe is one of the most important parts of our work at St Robert Southwell. We expect all staff and visitors to share our commitment to protecting the welfare and safety of every child in our care.
Some of the ways in which we help to keep children safe include:
If you are worried about the safety or well-being of any child in the school, please speak to a member of staff as a matter of urgency. Our Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) are:
Their role is to take lead responsibility for child protection issues in the school, including liaison with outside agencies when necessary. Our Governing Body takes a particularly close interest in all matters relating to safeguarding. There is a nominate safeguarding governor (Mrs Charlotte Booth).
You can contact the NSPCC if you are worried that any child is being abused, either via their website (click here ) or by telephone (0800 028 0285). The NSPCC also has excellent advice for parents about keeping their children safe, including online: you can find this by clicking here.
Several of our policies are particularly relevant to safeguarding. These include:
Safeguarding and Child Protection policy