We take safeguarding very seriously at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Primary School . Our Designated Safeguarding Lead is Mrs Mitchell and Mrs Los supports with Early help referrals.

Mrs Los is the named person for looked after children (LAC) 

Mr Devlin, Mrs Los and  Miss Earley are safeguarding deputies in the school. Wesley McGlinchey and Sharon DeMatteis are 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 areas, the following Safeguarding issues are also high on our agenda;

  • The Prevent Duty (Radicalisation & Extremism) 
  • Sexual violence and sexual harassment 
  • Child on child abuse
  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
  • Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
  • Children Missing From Education (CME)

For further information on this, please see below.