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Safeguarding for Parents/Carers

We have a duty of care to ensure all of our children are safe.

If we have concerns about the safety of any children, we follow the procedures outlined in our Child Protection Policy.  Parents are welcome to read this policy on the Policies page

It outlines how we deal with any issues when we think children may not be safe, including how we would act if we felt children were not safe at home.

All concerns are recorded and handed to a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) Andrew Lupton and the Designated Safeguarding Team.

Our school's Child Protection Policy can be found by our  Policies page

The Designated Safeguarding Team at St John’s CE Primary are:


As a team we decide how to deal with a concern. This would usually involve speaking to parents or people from other agencies such as health or social care.

If we feel a child is at risk of harm we would usually discuss this with parents unless doing so presents a risk to the child. We then have a duty of care to report our concerns to the assessment team at Bradford Children's Social Care.

They can be contacted on 01274 437500 or at The Bradford Partnership

The safeguarding team work with all colleagues to ensure all children are safe. The colleagues with specific responsibilities for specifica areas are:

Attendance - Hannah Child

Online safety - Emma Stitch

What parents/carers can do if they have a safeguarding concern

If you have any questions or concerns about safeguarding, please speak to one of the Designated Safeguarding Team.

The BDAT Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found on their website by clicking here.

If you have a safeguarding or child protection concern about a child at our school, you should contact a member of the Safeguarding Team. You can do this by contacting the school office or by emailing the Safeguarding Team at safeguarding@stj.bdat-academies.org

Looked After Children

We work closely with many professionals to support all looked after and previously looked after children in our school.

Our designated teacher for looked after and previously looked after children is Annie Holt.

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