Safeguarding Notice

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you have any concerns regarding the safeguarding of any of our pupils please contact one of our Designated Safeguarding Leads: Mr Poole, Miss Rutherford, Miss George, Ms Shenton, Mrs Torrens

Our Child Protection and Safeguarding policies can be found here

St Clement's & St John's CE Infant School

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Safeguarding Policies


Our Child Protection Policy includes:

Safeguarding Policy

PREVENT Guidance

Safeguarding audit tool


These can be found on the Ocean Learning Trust Website

The Safeguarding Leadership Team


At St. Clement's and St. John's Infant School we ensure that safeguarding is a priority.


All staff are responsible for safeguarding and we have a robust policy which is updated yearly to ensure best practice.


The Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mr Poole, (Headteacher)

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads:  Miss Rutherford (Assistant Headteacher), Miss George (PSW), Mrs Boyce (PSW), Ms Shenton (Education Social Worker) and Mrs Heather Torrens (Senior Leader). 

Parent Support Workers:  Miss Darcia George and Mrs Karen Boyce

Our FSWs are available in the school office to support all parents and children. 


We have a structured programme of internet safety, Mrs Arnull is our E-safety Champion, please see the link in 'Parents' and 'Children' tabs.


Miss Rutherford is our Anti-Bullying Champion


If you are concerned about your child, please do speak directly to their class teacher in the first instance, however, you are more than welcome to make an appointment to see any of our staff.

Keeping Children Safe in Education


Our local safeguarding board have committed to ensuring that everyone has access to support to enable keeping all children safe.


They have produced a series of leaflets in a range of language, which we have placed below on our website.

Keeping Children Safe in Education Leaflet (English version)

Domestic Violence Information Sharing


We have a duty to care to all children in our school.  Our school supports both receiving and sharing information with external agencies in order to protect children.