Here at St Thomas and St Anne’s CE Primary School we are committed to keeping our children safe.
As well as raising awareness with the children we also want to provide resources and raise awareness in Child Protection issues for parents. Please see the following general links and short summary of the support available. We have also pages on specific areas of support/advice.
Please feel free to signpost any of the websites or support on to anyone who is worried or needs further advice: safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and we must ensure that our knowledge and skills are current.
Shropshire Safeguarding Partnership
Provides advice and guidance to parents and carers on a variety of subjects, including emotional support, online safety and what to do if you are worried about a child.
This website contains advice for parents about keeping their children safe online. You can use this website to check apps that children have asked to download and it also gives good advice on setting parental controls/ monitoring children’s online activity.
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.
This website provides information and support on a wide variety of issues.
This website provided practical advice on protecting children from harm both on and offline.
If you think a child or young person is being harmed or at risk of being harmed you must contact the First Point of Contact (FPOC), Children's Services and tell them your concerns. It might be you that's being harmed. Don't delay, please contact them straight away - they're there to help you.
Please report your concerns to FPOC on 0345 678 9021.
If you need to report concerns out of office hours then please contact the Emergency Social Work Team on 0345 678 9040 selecting option 1
Alternatively, you can report your concerns online to the NSPCC via the 'Report child abuse online - NSPCC website'.
You can also speak to:
- Protecting Vulnerable People (West Mercia Police): 0300 333 3000
- NSPCC: 0800 800 5000
- Childline: 0800 1111
Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is Hannah McGrath.
Our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads are Lucy George and Laila O'Donohue.
Click here for our Safeguarding Policy