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At Upton St James, the health, safety and wellbeing of all children is of paramount importance.  Parents and carers send their children to school each day with the expectation that school provides a secure environment in which their children can flourish.  We therefore have to ensure that this expectation becomes reality.  In order to do this a wide range of measures are put in place.


A very important aspect of the school’s role is to ensure we keep all our children safe. This  takes many forms from the obvious and straight forward such as ensuring the building and equipment we use is fit for purpose to putting risk assessments in place. It also covers aspects such as e-safety – making sure your children know how to keep themselves safe online and it also includes safeguarding – keeping children safe from harm.


Regular training for all staff ensures that everyone is fully aware of our policies and procedures with regards to all aspects of safeguarding.



Who should you talk to if you have concerns about a young Person

Mrs Izzi Mardon (Headteacher)     Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Mrs Sarah Wright                           Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)                   

Ms Alyson Tyler                             Safeguarding Governor                     



Izzi Mardon (Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Sarah Wright (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Alyson Tyler (Safeguarding Governor)

Safeguarding policy October 2021

Some useful websites for parents, carers and pupils: 

School Motto

"Rising to our best"


‘Love your neighbour as yourself’ (Mark 12 v:30 – 31)

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