St John with St Augustine CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding committment, including our Child Protection Policy which can be viewed in the Policies section of our website.
Sometimes we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies when there are concerns about a child's welfare. We will ensure that our concerns about our pupils are discussed with his/her parents/carers first unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the child's welfare.
Referrals about suspected abuse of neglect may be made to Children's Social Care. All staff are trained to identify if this is suspected on a annual basis.
We actively support the Government's Prevent Agenda to counter radicalism and extremism.
Our Designated Senior Lead is Mr Mark Proctor (Headteacher). Our Deputy DSL's are Clare Martin (SENDCO), Miss Lynn Mortimer (Family Support Worker) and Sarah McLeod (Deputy Headteacher)
This weeks Safeguarding News:
It has come to our attention that some children are playing Xbox and PlayStation games which are age inappropriate. Playing such games can have a detrimental affect on children's emotional well being. School advises parents to check the age of the games their children are playing regularly.