St Mary’s School is highly committed to safeguarding all the children and adults who are in our care. The  Designated Safeguarding Lead is Mrs McSherry, and the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead is Miss Norman. Mrs Leith, our Learning Mentor, also works closely with Mrs McSherry to provide support for families and liaise with external agencies.

Please read our Child Protection and Safeguarding Child Protection and Safeguarding policy 2016-17

We follow the DfE guidance, Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2016): Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016

It is extremely important that children also stay safe online. Please read our Online Safety Policy: ONLINE SAFETY Policy 2015

Please note that mobile phones and cameras are not allowed in our Early Years Foundation Stage. Thank you.

If you have any concerns about a safeguarding issue, please see Mrs McSherry as soon as you can. If your concern is about a member of staff, please see Miss Norman straightaway. If your concern is about the Headteacher, please contact Jon Ward, the school’s Chair of Governors.