Holy Family Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding all our children. We believe that children have a right to learn in a safe, supportive and caring environment. Children have a right to be protected from all types of abuse. All staff at Holy Family are all highly trained in Safeguarding and the Prevent Duty. Staff are vigilant in looking for signs of abuse and know how to apply our robust safeguarding procedures.
Our Designated Safeguarding Team is listed below:
|Designated Safeguarding Lead||Mrs Linda Davison|
|Deputy Safeguarding Leads||Mrs Ciara Sharvin and Mrs Margo Byrne|
|Governor Safeguarding Leads||Dr Serena Carr and Mrs Jane Simister|
The school is committed to building strong links with the Community; community cohesion is central to our school ethos and mission.
We aim to Prevent and Protect - in line with the UK Counter Terrorism strategy.
What is Prevent?
Prevent is part of CONTEST, the Government’s strategy to address terrorism. The main aim of Prevent is to stop (prevent) people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. Prevent focuses on all forms of terrorist threats, including international terrorism and far right extremism (among others).
The Government’s Prevent strategy is set out here:
Three key themes
We work together with the police and LA to focus on three key themes:
The Prevent Engagement Team of officers and police staff aim to encourage discussion ensuring that terrorism is prevented from taking root in our communities. They support the wider engagement activities already taking place in schools, places of worship and community groups.
Through this work they aim to strengthen communities in order to challenge the ideologies and messages of hate which lead to terrorism.
Trafford Safeguarding Partnership:
We are taking every precaution to keep our school community safe. Please see the Covid-19 risk assessment under the Key Information tab with the drop down tab Covid information and support.