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St. Mary's Catholic Primary School

St. Mary's Catholic Primary School

A place of educational excellence with Christ at the centre

Safe Guarding Policy

Please find the schools Safe Guarding Policy and supporting documents below. 

Safeguarding is of paramount importance at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School.  We have regular training for staff in safeguarding and updates.

The Designated Safeguarding Lead at St Mary’s Catholic Primary school is Mrs L. Concannon

The Deputy Designated Safeguarding at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School is Mrs D. Morgan

The nominated Governor for Safeguarding is : Mrs D. Brimson

In addition the following members of staff and Governors have undertaken Safer Recruitment training:

Mrs Louise King. 

All Staff- training update.   

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All staff and governors must ensure that they are aware of these procedures.

As part of our commitment to safeguarding, all teaching staff at St Mary’s undertook  refresher Prevent training in September 2019.


During 2019-20 we had a visit from Northamptonshire Police and Key stage 2 children took part in their Blue Butterfly Project. Our school has embraced this and staff wear the Blue Butterfly as a reminder that children should share their worries.

 Some key government documents relating to safeguarding include:

Who else you can contact if you have a concern:

Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) - 0300 126 7000 (option 1)
By e-mail to:

West Northants:

You can e-mail your query to  or direct to Andy at please include as much detail as possible as this will enable Andy to give you clear and accurate advice.


You can call the Designated Officer on 01604 362993 or Andy directly on 01604 367862.

Online Refferal: Seek advice from NSCP. 

​When you raise a concern about a child’s welfare, your call or email goes to our dedicated team of child protection professionals, known as the Northamptonshire Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).
Over 60 people from different organisations work together in the team, including social care, police, NHS, education, and probation services.