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Safeguarding

What is Safeguarding?

Safeguarding can be defined by promoting the health, safety and welfare of all pupils
We invite all parents/carers and pupils to regularly check the Safeguarding tab on our website so they are aware of the different avenues of support available in helping to keep children safe.


Key Staff

Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mr Bazen
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Mrs Ridley
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead - Miss Stanistreet
Safeguarding Governor - Mr Covill


Below you will find:

Our school policy for safeguarding and child protection:

2 term-time monitored email accounts that can be used to quickly notify the school of:

  • safeguarding@sjcs.org.uk - safeguarding concerns
  • stop@sjcs.org.uk - incidents of bullying

All pupils have been informed that they should speak with their ‘go to’ person (i.e. their Form tutor) or a member of staff they trust if they have any concerns about the safety of themselves or a fellow pupil.


Useful links for pupils and parents:

  • Wiltshire Safeguarding Children Board
    Wiltshire Safeguarding Children Board is a statutory multi-agency board made up of representatives from the Local Authority, Police, Health Service, Probation Trust, Youth Offending Service, the Voluntary Sector and others.
  • NSPCC (Keeping Children Safe)
    Find out how you can keep children safe from abuse and other dangers, both online and in the physical world.
  • NSPCC (Online Safety)
    Helpful advice and tools you can use to help keep your child safe whenever and wherever they go online.
  • NSPCC (Services for Children, Families and Professionals)
    Working with children, young people and families who need help across the UK.
  • Stop Hate UK
    Stop Hate UK is one of the leading national organisations working to challenge all forms of Hate Crime and discrimination, based on any aspect of an individual’s identity. Stop Hate UK provides independent, confidential and accessible reporting and support for victims, witnesses and third parties.
  • Show Racism the Red Card
    Show Racism the Red Card, the campaign that uses top footballers to educate against racism.
  • Anti-Bullying Alliance
    The Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA) is a unique coalition of organisations and individuals, who work together to stop bullying and create safer environments in which children and young people can live, grow, play and learn.
  • Bullying UK
    Listening, supportive and non-judgemental.
  • Kooth
    Free online support for young people.
  • Social media and keeping your child safe online

Conduct in and outside the classroom is exemplary
Ofsted 2013

Saint Joseph's Catholic School
Church Road
Laverstock
Salisbury
SP1 1QY

www.sjcs.org.uk
admin@sjcs.org.uk
01722 335380