We take safeguarding very seriously at St. Joseph's. Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is Mr Andrew Arnold. Mr Devlin, Mrs Parker and Mrs Coventry are also fully trained. Mrs DeMatteis is the named governor for Safeguarding and Mrs Morrisroe is deputy. Please contact us at school straight away if you have any worries about children's safeguarding. Some of the policies and documents on this page may be helpful.
Signs and Symptoms of Potential Abuse
We expect all members of our school community to remain vigilant to the signs and symptoms of potential abuse and report any concerns to our Designated Safeguarding Leads. There are 4 main categories of abuse to be aware of;
In addition to these 4 areas, the following Safeguarding issues are also high on our agenda;
For further information on this, please see below.
Our policies - To view any of these policies please enquire with the school office
Child Protection Policy
Child Friendly Child Protection Policy
Outside Visitors and Agencies Policy
Educational Visits Policy
Keeping Children Safe In Education
Below are links to documents that are relevant for safeguarding children.