Staying Safe – Pupils
All children at the St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic Centre for Learning can report concerns or worries to any member of staff. The safeguarding structure is listed below.
The Interim Executive Principal is: Mr C Horrocks
The Chair of Governors is: Mr S Marston
The Designated Safeguarding Lead for Child Protection is: Mr G Harrison
The Deputy Safeguarding Lead is: Mr C Horrocks
The Safeguarding Officers are : Miss N Manning, Miss S Savage, Ms S Baker, Ms L Moore and Ms B Smith
The Nominated Safeguarding Governor is: Mr S Marston
The Nominated Governor for Dealing with Allegations Against the Principal is: Mr S Marston
Students can report bullying anonymously through the SHARP System. This will directly contact a member of the pastoral staff who will follow up and ensure your concerns are addressed.
For other supportive services please click this link: Knowsley Information. This service could help during the summer when teachers aren’t as readily available with issues such as crime, health, debt, housing and parents.
If you feel you are unable to speak with a member of staff please see below for a list of alternative agencies that can offer support:
Where to get help in school…
- Form Tutor
- Progress Leader
- Class Teacher
- Pastoral Team
- Attendance Officer
- School Nurse
- Senior Leaders of School
- Student Council Representatives
- Any Member of Staff
Where to get help outside of school…
- Knowsley Information Services - 0151 443 3247
- Childline – 0800 11 11
- NHS Huyton Walk In Centre – 0151 244 3150
- Brook – 0151 207 4000
- Kooth Counselling – Kooth.com
- Young Carers – 0151 443 3547
- Social Care – 0151 443 2600
“In conjunction with Merseyside Police, St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic Centre for Learning is involved in an initiative called Operation Encompass. The purpose of Operation Encompass is to safeguard and support children and young people who have been involved in, heard or witnessed a domestic abuse incident. Following such an incident, Children will often arrive at school distressed, upset, worried and unprepared. Operation Encompass aims to ensure that appropriate school staff, called key adults, are made aware early enough to support children and young people in a way that means they feel safe and included.
At St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic Centre for Learning our Key Adult is Mr Harrison, Assistant Principal – Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare. Other key adults also include the Year Managers who are…
This is a valuable initiative that means we can continue to support and help children and families within our school community when they need it most.
You can find out more information by visiting www.operationencompass.org or by contacting Mr Harrison.”