Parents  »  Safeguarding

At St. Mary's C of E Primary Academy we are commited to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all of our children. If you have concerns about a child then please speak to one of us. 

Safeguarding Procedures

We safeguard our pupils by: 

  • Identifying pupils who may need early help or at risk from harm 
  • Helping pupils by reducing the risk to them and securing the help they may need 
  • Managing the risk of harm to our pupils by following safer recruitment and allegation procedures. 
Our Designated Staff for Safeguarding and Child Protection are:

Designated Safeguarding Lead
Ms Jessica Crisp (Deputy Head teacher)  jessica.crisp@hunsletstmarys.co.uk

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Ms Joanne Williamson (Pastoral Leader) joanne.williamson@hunsletstmarys.co.uk

Other Designated Staff
Ms Debbie Stanton - Attendance Officer
Miss Rebecca Brown - Year 4 Teacher
Mrs Susan Stevenson - Assistant Head teacher and Year 2 Teacher
Raising a Concern
If you have a concern about a child in our school then you can speak to a member of or Designated Safeguarding Team.

If you are concerned about the safety of a child outside of school then you can contacted Children's Social Work Services on 0113 222 4403. 

If you need advice or information then you can call the NSPCC helpline on 0808 800 5000.

IF YOU THINK A CHILD IS IN IMMEDIATE DANGER THEN CALL THE POLICE ON 999 - DO NOT DELAY. 

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

This is our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. It is updated annually and was last updated in September 2021 and it was agreed by Governors in November 2021. Our Safeguarding Governor is Joanne Peake.

Domestic Violence

Click this link to access information about domestic violence and abuse 

https://www.leeds.gov.uk/antisocial-behaviour-and-crime/domestic-violence-and-abuse

Or, call the 24 hour domestic abuse phone line on 0113 246 0401


This link is for male victims of domestic abuse  
Freephone 0808 8010327
https://mensadviceline.org.uk/