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St Gregory's Catholic Primary School

'For every future, for every child'


All adults at St Gregory’s are here to make the children feel safe and happy. We have a safeguarding team who are happy to discuss any safeguarding concerns, including any concerns about online safety (E-Safety)

Our child friendly safeguarding approach

Safeguarding Leads at St Gregory's

Mrs Sellwood - Designated Safeguarding Leader and Assistant Headteacher

Mr Walker -Deputy DSL and Headteacher 

Mrs Farawi - Deputy DSL and KS1 Leader

Mr Graham - Deputy DSL, SENCo and LKS2 Leader

Mrs Blackman - Deputy DSL and Pastoral Support 


Mrs Allen -  Safeguarding Governor

At St Gregory’s our aim is to ensure the safety and wellbeing 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.


Safeguarding outcomes for children are:


  • Children and young people are safe
  • Effective procedures to ensure that young people are safe are in place


Safeguarding is not just protecting children from deliberate harm. At St Gregory’s we ensure policies and systems are in place to raise awareness and manage the following elements of good safeguarding:


  • 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
  • Teaching children how to manages risks
  • The rigour of governing body procedures to ensure health, safety and wellbeing 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