All members of the St Therese of Lisieux school share a responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and have a duty to follow the procedures approved by the Local Safeguarding Children Board and take appropriate action if they have concerns about a child’s welfare.

Designated Safeguarding Lead – Mrs C Stott

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead – Mrs L McNicholas

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead – Mrs Mannion

Mrs Stott, Mrs McNicholas and Mrs Mannion are the Designated Child Protection members of staff and all teaching and support staff have had regular Child Protection Awareness training.

Mrs Wright is our Safeguarding Governor.

Mrs Stott is ‘Safer Recruitment’ trained.

Mrs McNicholas has been trained to deliver Prevent Strategy training to staff and all staff have undertaken Channel General Awareness training with regards to the Prevent Strategy.

All teachers are fully aware of the important guidance given to school by the government in their Keeping Children Safe in Education Document and have complete annual Safeguarding training. All staff completed Level 1 Keeping Children Safe in Education training in January 2019

We currently have 18 members of staff who have successfully completed First Aid training of which 14 members of staff are ‘Paediatric First Aid’ trained. All members of staff have received epipen training and 12 members of staff defibrillator training. For full details of the school’s commitment please refer to the Child Protection Policy found under our policies page.