Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you have concerns regarding the safeguarding or welfare of any of our pupils, please contact Mrs G Smith (Designated Safeguarding Lead), or Mrs Wells (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads) or Mr Fielding (Designated Safeguarding Leads reserve)

St Paul’s participates in Operation Encompass. Following the report of an incident of domestic abuse, school will be advised that the child has been involved. Please see school website for further details

The Safeguarding and Child Protection policy can be found here. SAFEGUARDING POLICY

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School Improvement Priorities 2020 - 21

As well as our strategic long-term planning for the school, St Paul's has the following Key Priorities for school improvement over the coming academic year:


Key Priority One

Achievement & Quality of Teaching & Learning

Further improve the quality of teaching and the rate of pupils progress by:

  • Continuing to develop quality first teaching and learning to enable attainment gaps to be swiftly identified and addressed
  • Developing further opportunities to practice maths and English skills across the wider curriculum
  • Further developing the school's approach in the teaching of reading, writing, speaking and listening
  • Embedding, reviewing, evaluating and adapting the personalised curriculum to continue to meet the needs of all learners
  • Continuing to further develop the quality of provision in the EYFS to bring outcomes more in line with national


Key Priority Two

Leadership and Management, Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare

Further increase the impact of leaders and managers at all levels in school to improve pupils'  educational outcomes, personal development, behaviour and welfare by:

  • Ensuring leadership at all levels is effectively established and proficient 
  • Further embed the role of Pupil Support Worker to improve outcomes for pupils and their families and address specific mental health/well-being concerns related to the impact of Covid 19 
  • Continue to develop trauma informed practices to ensure all staff are able to adopt trauma sensitive and responsive approaches 
  • Embed expectations for excellent behaviour and further improve attendance to impact on overall pupil welfare and outcome