Child Protection & Safeguarding Policy

“Safety and security don’t just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment.”

Nelson Mandela

The Royal Latin School is committed to ensuring the safety of its whole school community.  Every member of the community (Staff, Students, Parents, Visitors) must share this commitment and play their own part in it.

If you are concerned about the safety, wellbeing or behaviour of one of our school community, then contact one of our Designated Safeguarding Leads via our designated safeguarding email address Contact can also be made by calling the school Reception.

The safeguarding team at the school work closely with outside agencies and will refer concerns to them where appropriate. However, if you are concerned about the immediate welfare of a child it is always appropriate to make a report yourself.

  • If you believe a child is in immediate danger of harm or violence, including Female Genital Mutilation, contact the police.
  • If you are concerned about a child’s home situation, then contact the safeguarding team at the relevant County Council via the following links:

Designated Safeguarding Leads

Mr Martin Farrell

Dr Marcella McCarthy

Additional Safeguarding Leads

Mr Jason Skyrme

Mr George West

Mrs Carly Flanagan

Mrs Claire Weight

If you are visiting the school

  • All visitors must report to Brookfield Reception unless specifically asked to go to student reception.
  • All visitors must sign in
  • All visitors will be issued a lanyard which must be worn at all times
  • Visitors must remain with their designated adult or assigned to their designated area
  • Visitors should not use their mobile phone when on site
  • Visitors should return their lanyard and sign out at Reception when they leave
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