St Joseph's Catholic Primary School works closely with the Diocese of Clifton, North Somerset Council and North Somerset Safeguarding Children Board. The contact details for these organisations are listed below. You can also identify the staff responsible for safeguarding on this page. ALL OUR POLICIES RELATING TO SAFEGUARDING ARE LISTED BELOW.
If you need to contact a member of staff re any kind of Safeguarding concern please see below:-
Mrs E Jackson -Head Teacher Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mr G Bath- Deputy Head Teacher-Deputy Safe guarding Lead
Mr J Hayden -Safeguarding Governor
If you have a concern and feel you cannot speak to any of the above please ring N. Somerset 01275 88808 and ask for Julie Bishop.
South West Child Protection Procedures: For the legislative requirements and expectations on individual services to safeguard and promote the welfare of children; and a clear framework for Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) to monitor the effectiveness of local services.
The Prevent duty 2015 requires individual schools to train all members of staff in the understanding of how to be aware of the risks of radicalisation and be alert to changes in behaviours.
As with other areas of safeguarding, there should also be a basic knowledge amongst ALL school staff of how to raise concerns they may have.
This has been rolled out to a wider audience and it is recommended that all members of the public should have access to basic awareness training, especially if you have or work with children and young adults. The e-learning package can be accessed through this portal:-