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Our Lady and St. Patrick's Catholic Primary School


Safeguarding is our priority at Our Lady and St Patrick's Catholic Primary School.  All school staff have Level 1 training annually, along with termly refresher training. In addition, we have a team of staff who are trained to both Level 2 and Level 3 in Safeguarding. 


Please also see our advice, policy and guidance on on-line safety, in the 'e-safety' section under the 'Children' tab.


Mrs Goodfellow  is the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL.) She is always available to speak to anyone who is concerned about a child (telephone 01900 812582)


Safeguarding and Inclusion Team

Ruth Greenhow is the Governor with responsibility for Safeguarding.  She can be contacted via email on


If you think a child is at immediate risk of harm, you must call the Police urgently on 999.  

You can ring the Safeguarding Hub on 0333 240 1727 to seek advice or speak to a Social Worker to report a concern.


There is further information about Safeguarding below, but if you have any other questions, please ask a member of staff.



We are a Kidsafe Registered School. Children learn about how to keep themselves safe and well - and they love meeting KC the Kidsafe Monkey!!

How do we know that Safeguarding is Effective at Our Lady & St Patrick's School?

Operation Encompass

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School can support families experiencing difficulties through a system called Early Help (see leaflet for further information), where professionals support children and their families through regular meetings. Speak to Mrs Goodfellow if your family could be supported in this way.

24 hour number to call if you are concerned about a child.

Here are some of our key policies around safeguarding children. Please see 'Policies' section under 'Key Information' for more policies and information