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St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Striving for Excellence in the Light of God

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Striving for excellence in the Light of God



St Joseph's maintain a high level of care for each student; enabling each individual to develop at a pace and manner appropriate to them.


St Joseph's Catholic Primary School is committed to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of all our pupils.

We ensure all safeguarding and child protection arrangements are fit for purpose and this is priority area for all staff. Systems and procedures are constantly evaluated to ensure that they remain robust and effective so our pupils are safe.

If you have any safeguarding concerns that you would like to talk about, please contact a member of the Safeguarding Team.


Safeguarding is not just protecting children from deliberate harm, it includes:


  • 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
  • Child self help to keep themselves safe
  • Rigour of governing body procedures to ensure health, safety and well-being 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

Our Schools Designated Safeguarding Leads:


Mrs Lucy Owen- Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr Andrew Baldock- Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Patrina Begley- Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Shirley Leaver- Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Rachel Glennon- Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

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Trust Information

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School is an academy, and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership. The Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address: Barham Court, Teston, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5BZ. St Simon Stock Catholic School is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.