Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Primary School safeguards and protects its pupils and staff and is committed to respond in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding children Board procedures.
All staff, governors and volunteers in our school are required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check before they work with children.
All staff, governors and volunteers also undergo Safeguarding training and comply with our Whistleblowing policy.
Elizabeth Maher is the Designated Safeguarding Officer and Mrs Lamond and Mrs Brown are the Designated Deputy Safeguarding Officers. The governor with special interest in Safeguarding is Mr J Hindmarch. The designated people engage fully with other agencies to ensure all children and their families are safe and protected and will raise concerns when deemed necessary with the Initial Response Team, Local Authority Designated Officer, Police or other relevant agencies.