In St Peter’s, we have a pastoral responsibility towards the children in our care and by law (Children’s Order 1995) must safeguard their well being.

All staff have been trained to recognise the various forms of abuse:Screen Shot 2014-10-14 at 20.52.52

Neglect
Physical injury
Sexual abuse
Emotional abuse

Staff are on alert for any outward symptoms of abnormality or change in appearance, behaviour, learning pattern or development.

Where possible abuse is suspected, staff are trained to act promptly. They follow the procedures outlined by the Department of Education and Catholic Council for Maintained Schools as detailed below.

The designated Child Protection Teacher is Mrs Suzanne Burns.

Our deputy designated Child Protection Teacher is Mrs Roisin Morgan.

Our designated Child Protection Teacher for the Nursery Unit is Mrs Lorraine Sloan.

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