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The school maintains a high level of care for each student; enabling each individual to develop at a pace and manner appropriate to them.

St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School is committed to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of all our pupils.

We ensure all safeguarding and child protection arrangements are fit for purpose and this is a priority area for all staff. Systems and procedures are constantly evaluated to ensure that they remain robust and effective and that pupils are safe.

If you have any safeguarding concerns that you would like to talk about, please contact a member of the Safeguarding Team.

Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs VL Gallagher

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads:
Mrs VL Gallagher
Mrs S Thomas
Mrs J Copperwheat

Safeguarding Governor
Mrs K Ruston

Medway Council Children's Social Care
If you are a member of the public with concerns that a child or young person in Medway is suffering from harm please call one of the numbers below:

01634 334466
03000 419191

Or click the link below:

Worried about a child?

Links and phone numbers if you have concern about a child:
NSPCC 08088005000
Child Line 08001111
Medway Police 01622 690690

Further advice and support for parents and carers can be found via the link below. There are various topics such as; Domestic Abuse, Online Safety, Separation & Divorce, Family Matters, Young People, Self-Harm and much more.

Advice for Parents & Carers

Below are external links and services available to support children and families.

Support for children

Child Line 
Young Minds

Support for Adults

Family Action
Action for Children
Domestic Violence
Mental Health UK Support

Safeguarding Policy