St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School fully recognises its responsibilities for safeguarding and child protection. To meet this requirement the school has a Designated Safeguarding Team who are as follows:

    • Designated Safeguarding Lead and Child Protection is Mr Paul Bacon and Miss Karen Bathe
    • Designated Safeguarding Lead and Child protection Deputy is Mrs Debbie Cambray-Smith and Mr Dan Heavey
    • Nominated Governor for safeguarding and child protection: Ms Jessica Higgins

Useful Resources

NSPCC Childline

The Childline Service gives children and young people a voice when they feel no one else is listening. Whatever problems or dangers they face, it gives them somewhere to turn to for support when they need it. Childline is free to contact on 0800 1111. Childline counsellors are available to take calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from children and young people under 19.

Talk PANTS with Pantosaurus

Talk PANTS is an NSPCC initiative that uses a friendly dinosaur to help children understand that their body belongs to them, and they should tell someone they trust if anything makes them feel upset or worried.

Other Resources

NSPCC parenting tips for all stages of your child’s life, as well as advice on how to deal with difficult situations