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All Saints Catholic Collegiate

Safeguarding

The Designated Safeguarding Lead is Mrs Oakley 01782 235385, headteacher@olca.org.uk 

The Deputy Safeguarding Lead is Mrs Lloyd 01782 235385, office@olca.org.uk

The designated teacher for Looked After and Previously Looked After Children is Mrs Lloyd

The Safeguarding governor is Mrs Wareham

The excellent relationships between home and school, which are at the heart of Our Lady's Catholic Academy, ensure that the channels of communication are always open between parents and staff. 

Parents should be aware that the school will take any reasonable action to ensure the safety of its pupils. School staff will always contact parents if they are concerned about a pupil's well being.  In cases where the school has reason to be concerned that a child may be subject to ill treatment, neglect or other forms of abuse, staff have no alternative but to follow procedures and inform Children's Services of their concerns. 

Our Lady's Catholic Academy is proud to be part of Operation Encompass - an initiative which enhances communication between the police and schools where a child is at risk from domestic abuse.

If a parent has a concern about any issue relating to safeguarding they can speak to the Designated Safeguarding Lead or refer into Children's Services 01782 235100

For more information see the Useful Links section and our Safeguarding Policy (both below)

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 Keeping_children_safe_in_education_Sep_2020.pdfDownload
 OLCA Prevent Policy September 2020.docDownload
 OLCA CP and Safeguarding Policy 2020.docxDownload
 Operation Encompass Briefing Document for Schools Feb 2021.pdfDownload
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