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Safeguarding and Online Safety 

Our school is committed to safeguarding children and promoting children’s welfare and expects all staff, governors, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment and maintain a vigilant and safe environment. Everyone has a responsibility to act without delay to protect children by reporting anything that might suggest a child is being abused or neglected. We would expect you to also report to the Head Teacher or Designated Safeguarding Lead (Mrs Stokes) any behaviours of any adults working in the school that may concern you. By signing our visitors book you are agreeing to follow the school’s safeguarding advice to visitors and where appropriate the code of conduct for staff and volunteers.

Concerned About a Child?

If you think a child is in immediate danger, call the police without delay. We're all responsible for reporting concerns about a child's welfare; the links below provide a guide to reporting your concerns about a child

https://liverpool.gov.uk/social-care/childrens-social-care/getting-help/careline-child-services/

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/child-protection-system/england/reporting-your-concerns/

Alternatively, you can seek advice or share your concern with Careline on 0151 233 3700.

Liverpool Safeguarding Children Board

Find out what we are doing in Liverpool to protect children and improve their well- being by visiting the Liverpool Safeguarding Board website - https://liverpoolscp.org.uk/scp

 The site has information and guidance for:

  • Professionals working with children and young people.

  • Parents and carers.

  • Young people.

 

NEW Dedicated NSPCC helpline 0800 136 663

The new helpline will provide both children and adults who are potential victims of sexual abuse in schools with the appropriate support and advice. This includes how to contact the police and report crimes if they wish. The helpline will also provide support to parents and professionals too.
 
Talk PANTS helps children understand that their body belongs to them, and they should tell someone they trust if anything makes them feel upset or worried. Follow the links below to help keep your child safe and to develop their knowledge and understanding. 
 
https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/research-resources/schools/share-aware-teaching

Safeguarding and Online Safety Websites

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Covid 19 - Returning to School 

On Monday 8th March, children will return to school following a second school closure. Some children may feel a little apprehensive about this and you may be seeing a change in your child's behaviour, mood or attitude if they are feeling a little anxious. Class teachers have shared some activities via Seesaw you can work on with your child at home to prepare them for the return to school next week; for further information, please explore the links below. 

Our School Safeguarding Team

Mrs Melia

Designated Safeguarding Lead

0151 525 8489

lmelia@stfrancisdesalesinf.liverpool.sch.uk

Mrs Stokes

Designated Safeguarding Lead

0151 525 8489

lstokes@stfrancisdesalesinf.liverpool.sch.uk

Mrs Hughes

Deputy Safeguarding Lead

0151 525 8489

khughes@stfrancisdesalesinf.liverpool.sch.uk

Miss Green 

Deputy Safeguarding Lead 

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rgreen@stfrancisdesalesinf.liverpool.sch.uk 

Miss Asteriadi

Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Miss O'Kane

Deputy Safeguarding Lead

0151 525 8489

uokane@stfrancisdesalesinf.liverpool.sch.uk 

 

 

Mrs Smeaton

Safeguarding Governor

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bsmeaton@stfrancisdesalesinf.liverpool.sch.uk 

Parent/Carer Survey

As a school, we are always looking for ways to develop and improve. We have created a short online survey that gives you the chance to tell us what you think about our school; from the quality of teaching to dealing with bullying. The survey can be completed at any time and as many times as you like across the school year.

We will use the information you provide to inform and make decisions about what we provide and future action planning.

Complete the survey here

Parent View

Parent View is an online questionnaire that allows parents and carers to give their views about their child’s school at any time. It is also the main mechanism for parents to give their views about their child’s school to inspectors at the time of a school inspection.

The questionnaire can be accessed directly from the Parent View site.

Safeguarding in Sports

Achieving the Safeguarding Code will recognise clubs or providers who have reached and maintained excellent safeguarding standards. It will empower parents and carers to make informed decisions when selecting a club or provider for their child. Please see the link below for further details.

https://www.sportengland.org/our-work/safeguarding/safeguarding-in-martial-arts/?mc_cid=d7a4bb26a9&mc_eid=6dcd3cbde2

NSPCC Film Night

We held a film night to raise money for the NSPCC. Our aim was to raise funds that can go towards providing children and families in distress a place to turn to, a 24-hour helpline and give children the knowledge and understanding they need to protect themselves.

Speak Out, Stay Safe

The NSPCC came into school to talk to children about ways to keep safe. The programme gives a generation of children the knowledge and understanding they need to stay safe from abuse and neglect. 

Pupils are taught to speak out if they are worried to a trusted adult. At home, talk about adults we can trust and who children can speak to if they are worried.

If you have any questions or would like any further support, please see your child’s class teacher or Mrs Stokes.

Police Visit

We have enjoyed a visit from Merseyside Police today! Police officers George and Ben arrived in their police car and invited the children to take a look inside and explore the tools they use.

The children explored ways we can keep safe, in the car, at home, in school and out and about. George and Ben discussed ways the police help to keep children and their families safe and what they should do in an emergency.

We really are thankful for the time given as we know it is precious! A big thank you from Mrs Stokes class.

Parent Online Safety Workshop

On the 30th November, we had an online safety workshop. If you would like any further information about keeping your child safe online, please do not hesitate to speak to a member of staff.