Safeguarding & Child Protection

Safeguarding & Child Protection

St. Michael's takes seriously its responsibility to protect and safeguard the welfare of children and young people in our care. We give high priority to the health and wellbeing of all children, staff and visitors.

" there is a strong culture of safeguarding in your school. The knowledge that your staff have about your pupils, coupled with the high standard of training that your staff and governors receive, means that staff are well placed to spot signs and symptoms of abuse. Pupils are safe and stay safe. "
Ofsted Inspector
2017

Safeguarding

We recognise that children cannot learn unless they feel happy and secure. We adhere to stringent Safeguarding procedures to protect the welfare of all the children who come here. We are committed to keeping children safe and aim to…

Staff Responsibilities

It is the moral and legal duty of all adults in charge of children to be ready to protect a child in danger of abuse. Education staff have a responsibility to be ready to observe, monitor and refer suspected abuse. We are committed to…

Important information

PREVENT policy & Guidance SET

PREVENT Safeguarding Policy and Guidance produced by Southend, Essex and Thurrock.

Safeguarding leaflet

Guidance for adult visitors volunteering or working at St Michael’s CE (VA) Junior School.

Safeguarding Leads

Our Designated Child Protection officer is: Mrs Prigg, Headteacher.

Our Designated Deputy Child Protection Officers are: Mrs Cullen (Pastoral Care Manager), Mrs Dines (Deputy Headteacher)

CEOP

Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online? Make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors.

Child Protection & Safeguarding policy

St. Michael's Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy.

NSPCC

From advice on children’s mental health to staying safe online, support for parents and what to do if you’re worried about a child.

Report a Concern

Contact Children's Social Care if a child or young person is in immediate danger, call 999. If you're worried that a child is being abused or neglected, call us on 0345 603 7627. Out of hours or bank holidays, call the emergency duty team on 0345 606 1212.

Family Hubs

Essex Family and Wellbeing Service.

E-Safety

E-Safety is an important part of our safeguarding strategy.