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Holy Trinity RC Primary School

Holy Trinity
Roman Catholic Primary School

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Safeguarding

Holy Trinity RC Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment, including our Child Protection Policy which can be viewed below.

Sometimes we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies when there are concerns about a child's welfare. We will ensure that our concerns about our pupils are discussed with his/her parents/carers first unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the child's welfare.

We actively support the Government's Prevent Agenda to counter radicalism and extremism. 

Our Designated Child Protection Officer is Mrs Lyle (Headteacher). Our Backup Designated Child Protection Officer is Mrs Pickup (SENCO and Year 5/6 Teacher). Governor responsible for Child Protection is Mr Simm

 

 

Online Safety

The links below will take you to websites which give parents and young people useful advice about internet safety and cyber bullying.

Lancashires guidance is worth looking at for all the up to date resources. If you have any questions please feel free to contact school. 

Lancashire Safeguarding Board 

http://www.lancashiresafeguarding.org.uk/online-safeguarding  

Please click on the link below to see the coverage of online safety being taugh in each year group.

Thinkuknow Advice from the child exploitation and online Protection Centre (CEOP)
Kidsmart Information about internet safety for parents, teachers and children
Childline Help and advice about cyberbullying through mobile phones, social media websites and other digital technologies.
BBC Stay Safe Games and useful tips from the cbbc team
Childnet Top tips, games and internet safety information from Childnet International
Phonebrain This website aims to teach young people about the mechanism used to apply charges to mobile phone bills and how they can stay safe and in control when using mobile phone technology.
Prevent  
UK Internet Safety Centre  

 

 

 

 

Indecent Images of Children (IIOC)

A victim is any child under 18 who has sent an indecent image of themselves, and once sent to another person the child is deemed to have lost control of that image. To remove a IIOC off social media, you need to contact UK Safer Internet Centre on 0844 381 4772. They can remove images almost straight away. 

Nest Lancashire provides victim services, a website and helpline: http://nestlancashire.org/

Figures

* 4 in 10 3&4 year olds now use tablets at home.

* Research by the NSPCC suggests that there is an increasing number of 9, 10 and 11 year olds sexting. 

* 79% of children use the internet at home and 64% use it in their bedrooms. 49% of children using Facebook have friends of friend's profiles. The average user has 338 friends. 

Internet Slang

To see what the latest terminoglogy is visit www.internetslang.com

GNOC- Get Naked on Camera.

CODE 9- Parent Around.

CODE 99- Parent Gone.

dp- display picture.

PIR- Parent in the Room.