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Designated Safeguarding Lead

Designated Safeguarding Lead

At St Joseph’s College we are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all our students.

Children, parents and staff are encouraged to report any concerns they may have about safety and welfare to our designated Senior Staff for Safeguarding and Child Protection:

Designated safeguarding lead

Mrs C Slattery

Designated safeguarding lead
Deputy DSL

Mrs C Machin

Deputy DSL
Deputy DSL

Mrs C Cirino

Deputy DSL

As part of our commitment to safeguarding our students, we have partnered with Staffordshire Police to take part in a home office initiate called Operation Encompass, the aim of which is to facilitate the swift sharing of information between police forces and schools.

Launched in February 2021, Operation Encompass is an information sharing partnership between Staffordshire Police and Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent educational settings (from Reception through to Higher Education) that allows schools to offer immediate support for children and young people experiencing domestic abuse.

Information obtained by the police at the attendance of a domestic abuse incident is shared with a school prior to the start of the next school day which enables appropriate support to be given dependent on the needs and wishes of the child.



Additional safeguarding resources

BBC Own It

The BBC have recently launched an online safety website, that helps young people assess and manage the risks they are taking online, and to help them take control of their online life.

The parent information branch of CEOP:

Child Exploitation and Online Protection command of the National Crime Agency can be found at: This site has a wealth of information regarding current areas that are issues for young people and their families with articles ranging from relationships and family life to health and well-being and the digital age.


Best ever GCSE results!


Of our students achieved  English and mathematics GCSEs at grades 4 or greater (secure pass).


Of our students achieved English and mathematics GCSEs at grades 5 or greater (good pass).


Of all grades achieved at GCSE were grade 7 or higher.


Of our students achieved grade 7 or higher in 5 or more GCSE subjects.


Of our students were entered for the EBACC


St. Joseph’s College is graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.