All staff at St Thomas More Catholic Primary School are committed to ensuring that our children are safe and happy at school. Mr Donald is our Designated Safeguarding Lead and is the first point of contact for any discussions or concerns. Mr Tunn, Mrs Grainger and Mrs Howes are Designated Safeguarding officers and are also available at any time. Mr Burns is our Safeguarding Governor. We use the electronic system ‘My Concern’ to manage our Safeguarding procedures.
The names, photographs and contact details of the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and supporting staff can be seen displayed in the school reception area, in our entrance lobby and at exit points around the school.
If you have a concern about the welfare of a child, please contact the School Office and ask to speak to the Safeguarding Team:
Please click here to see our Safeguarding leaflet for parents:
Safeguarding Advice Poster
If your concern is out of school hours or of an urgent or serious nature, contact:
Northamptonshire County Council on 0300 126 1000 or Northamptonshire Police 999.
If there is no immediate danger or you need advice, you can contact MASH –
Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (M.A.S. H)
The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) deals with referrals from professionals and members of the public who have concerns about a child’s welfare following contact with the helpline that is now also based in the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub. It makes the process of dealing with referrals quicker and more effective by improving the way county council: Children’s social care. Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS), Youth Offending Service (YOS) and education, work alongside other partner agency colleagues including Northamptonshire police, Northamptonshire health partners, National Probation Service, and the East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) to share information.
Child Protection and Safeguarding Policies
Please click on a link below to view our policies:
Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy – Details on how the school manages Child Protection –
Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy September 2019
Social Media Policy – This policy provides guidance on how to protect children/pupils if they are on social media. It also provides information and guidance on behavioural expectations when on social media –
Click on the icons or highlighted links to other safeguarding and child protection websites or for further information regarding different issues you may need support with