Here at St Mary’s, we recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children.  We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued.  We will act quickly and follow our procedures to ensure children receive effective support, protection and justice.

Our safeguarding team are:

Designated safeguarding lead:

Mrs Louise Bird

Deputy designated safeguarding leads:

Mrs Helen Jellett

Mrs Linda Gouldsbough

Below are links to our safeguarding policies and other links which we feel are relevant to help ensure the safeguarding of our children.

St Mary’s Child Protection Policy 2023-2024

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023

Keeping children safe in education – GOV.UK (


Online safety


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