Child Protection/ Safeguarding

Child Protection Statement:

 

‘Our school is committed to safeguarding children and promoting children’s welfare and expects all staff, governors, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment and maintain a vigilant and safe environment. Everyone has a responsibility to act without delay to protect children by reporting anything that might suggest a child is being abused or neglected. It is our willingness to work safely and challenge inappropriate behaviours that underpins this commitment. The school seeks to work in partnership with families and other agencies to improve the outcomes for children who are vulnerable or in need.’

 

Roles and responsibilities:

 

The Designated Safeguarding Lead for Child Protection is: Mrs Norah Warburton (Family and Learning Coordinator)

 

Those trained to provide cover for the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead are: Dr J Patterson (Principal)

 

The nominated Safeguarding / Child Protection Governor is: Mr A Nawaz 

 

The nominated governor for dealing with allegations against the Principal is: Mr T Bates (Acting Chairman of Governors) 

 

Any Safeguarding Child protection queries or concerns can be made directly to  johnp@stvin.com or noraw@stvin.com

 

 

Safeguarding - Child Protection Policy 2019-2020

 

St Vincent’s School Safer Working Practices Code of Conduct for Adults – 2019-2020

 

http://www.barnardosrealloverocks.org.uk/  – Barnados ‘Real Love Rocks’ website, is an online space raising awareness around Child Sexual Exploitation and what a healthy and safe relationship is.

 

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/ – Provides advice including share aware – keeping children safe on social networks, apps and games

 

 

Complementary Documentation

 

Guidance for Safer Working Practice  for those working with children and young people in education settings -May 2019

Keeping children safe in education – September 2019

 

Working together to safeguard Children September 2018

St Vincent’s School
Yew Tree Lane
West Derby
Liverpool
L12 9HN
Tel: 0151 228 9968
Email office@stvin.com

Registered Charity No. 1102657