St John the Evangelist Catholic Primary School

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0113 3200 750 if you have any queries.


Please have a look at the surveys that the children have completed about their views on Safeguarding. Years 2 - 6 completed the questionnaires.

Questionnaire Autumn 2022

Questionnaire June 2023

We take safeguarding very seriously at St John the Evangelist Catholic Primary School . Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is Mrs Ramsden. Mr Lavin, Mrs Walker, Mrs Dawson and Miss Corley are also fully trained and Deputy Safeguarding Leads. Mrs Handley is the named governor for Safeguarding. Please contact us at school straight away if you have any worries about children's safeguarding. Some of the policies and documents on this page may be helpful.


Signs and Symptoms of Potential Abuse

We expect all members of our school community to remain vigilant to the signs and symptoms of potential abuse and report any concerns to our Designated Safeguarding Leads.  There are 4 main categories of abuse to be aware of;

  • Physical Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Neglect 

In addition to these 4 areas, the following Safeguarding issues are also high on our agenda;

  • The Prevent Duty (Radicalisation & Extremism) 
  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
  • Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
  • Children Missing From Education (CME)
  • Child on Child Abuse
  • Bullying

For further information on this, please see below.  


Trust Safeguarding Policies

Acceptable Use Policy

Anti- Bullying Policy 

Attendance Policy

Child Friendly Child Protection Policy

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy 2023/24

BCWCAT Online Safety Policy

Behaviour and Relationship Policy

Safeguarding Staff Handbook

Positive Handling and Physical Intervention Policy

Volunteer Policy

Outside Visitors Policy

Outside Visitors Policy Appendix 1

Outside Visitors Policy Appendix 2

Whistle-blowing Policy 2020

Medical Conditions

Supporting Children with Medical Conditions Policy

Administration of medicines in school

Parent Consent form for administration of medication

Key Personnel

Recruitment and Selection

Recruitment and Selection Policy 2022

Below are links to documents that are relevant for safeguarding children.

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023

What to do if you're worried a child is being abused

Disqualification under the Childcare Act

The Prevent Duty

Information Sharing Advice

Preventing and tackling bullying advice

Statutory framework for the Early Years

Safer Bradford website

Equality Act 2010

Children Missing Education

UKCCIS Responding to Incidents and Safeguarding Young People (Sexting)