What is Safeguarding?
Safeguarding is the action that is taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm.
Safeguarding children and child protection guidance and legislation applies to all children up to the age of 18.
Safeguarding at St. Paul’s Catholic Junior School
Governors and staff at St. Paul’s share an objective to help keep the children safe by contributing to:
To achieve this objective, we:
Roles and Responsibilities
THE DESIGNATED SENIOR PERSON is a senior member of the school’s leadership team who is designated to take lead responsibility for dealing with safeguarding issues. The DCSF strongly recommended that schools appoint and train a deputy DSP to act in the absence of the lead DSP and support her/him.
The headteacher is Mr Flood.
The designated Safeguarding Lead for Child Protection is Mrs Burns (Deputy Headteacher).
The Governor responsible for Safeguarding is Mrs Johnston.
Important documents in relation to safeguarding children
Liverpool Children's Safeguarding Board