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St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary School




St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary School

Safeguarding statement


Learning for life, loving God

Ourselves and others.

Valuing all of His creation

    Enabling us to do our best


At St Margaret’s our aim is to ensure the safety and well being of all our pupils and staff and to follow laws and guidelines for the protection of children and adults. We value all those with whom we come into contact and aim to treat all people with respect and care.


We have created this policy statement with due regard to: Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2020) and the most recent guidance, Common law duty of confidence, Human Rights Act 1998, Data Protection Act 1998, Children Act 2004, Freedom of Information Act 2000, The Caldicott Standards,


Safe guarding outcomes for children are:

Children and young people are safe

effective services in taking reasonable steps to ensure that young people are safe


Safeguarding is not just protecting children from deliberate harm, it includes:



  • Health and safety
  • Bullying
  • Racist abuse
  • Harassment and discrimination
  • Prevention of radicalisation
  • Use of physical intervention
  • Meeting needs of pupils with medical conditions
  • Providing first aid
  • Drug and substance misuse
  • Educational visits
  • Intimate care
  • Internet safety
  • School security
  • Attendance
  • Child self help to keep themselves safe
  • Rigour of governing body procedures to ensure health, safety and well-being of all staff and pupils in school
  • The effectiveness of school’s work with agencies to ensure health and well-being
  • Risk assessments to manage or eliminate risks
  • Extended school procedures and provision
  • Severe Weather



September 2021

Keep up with the latest news and tips for online safety in our monthly Online Safety News under the "News and Events" tab.

Please see our Safeguarding Policy below.

Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address Barham Court, Teston, Kent, ME18 5BZ. St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Primary Schoo is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.

At our school everything we do comes from our Mission statement Love. The school values we instill in our children are SERVICE, THANKFULNESS, RESPECT, FORGIVENESS, INTEGRITY, RESILIENCE, FAITH and ASPIRATION.