Our Lady & St. Werburgh's Catholic Primary School

Fiat Voluntas Dei - May God's will be done

Seabridge Lane, Clayton, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 4AG

(01782) 973 888


Safeguarding and protecting the children is our highest priority.  We have a rigorous system to ensure the safety of the children at all times. 

The following policies are used to structure and reinforce these procedures.


Safeguarding Policy

Peer-on-Peer Abuse Policy

E Safety Policy

Whistleblowing Policy

Safer Recruitment Policy

Behaviour Policy

Behaviour Policy Guide for Parents

Child-friendly Anti-Bullying Policy


In addition we follow the guidance as outlined in the Department for Education document "Keeping Children Safe in Education", a copy of which can be downloaded below:

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021

If you have any concerns relating to the safety of the children in school, please contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead; Mrs R Wilson, or our Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads, Mrs Lockley and Mrs Ford, all of whom have  Deputy Safeguarding responsibility on 01782 973888.

In addition, the Governor responsible for Child Protection is Mrs A Harding who can be contacted through the School Office.

To find out more information about Safeguarding and protecting children please visit the Staffordshire Safeguarding Children's Board by clicking on the link below.


 You can click on the red box entitled 'Concerned about a child?' in the top right hand corner of the page which explains what you can do if you have any safeguarding concerns. 

If you suspect a child is in danger of immediate harm, please contact:

Staffordshire County Council's First Response Service:
Telephone: 0800 1313 126

Open: Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
E-mail: www.staffordshire.gov.uk/reportconcern  

Emergency Duty Service:
(Out of Hours Service)

Telephone: 0845 6042886

Mobile: 07815 492613

In case of an emergency, please call the Police on 999.

Operation Encompass

 We are an Operation Encompass school, working in conjunction with Staffordshire Police to safeguard children from domestic violence. Please see the image and letter below for further information: