Safeguarding & Child Protection

Our Safeguarding Team, Mrs Kerr (Pastoral Vice-Principal and Designated Teacher), Mr Guy (Senior Teacher [Pastoral] and Deputy Designated Teacher), Mr McCoy (Principal and Deputy Designated Teacher), Mr Thompson (Curriculum Vice-Principal and Deputy Designated Teacher), and Mrs Moorehead (SENCO and Deputy Designated Teacher) ensures that pupils know what to do if they encounter physical, social or emotional harm and all staff are trained to support them. 

Safeguarding Children

  • The young person’s welfare is of paramount importance;

  • Young people have a right to feel safe, to be heard, listened to and taken seriously;

  • We have a pastoral responsibility towards the children in our care and should take all reasonable steps to ensure their welfare is safeguarded and their safety is preserved;

  • A proper balance must be struck between protecting young people and respecting the rights and needs of the parents and families; but where there is conflict, the young person’s interests must come first

Safeguarding Team

Mrs Kerr

Designated Teacher

Mr Thompson

Deputy Designated Teacher

Mr Guy

Deputy Designated Teacher

Miss Osborne

Deputy Designated Teacher

Mr McCoy

Deputy Designated Teacher

Mrs Moorehead

Deputy Designated Teacher

Designated Governors for Child Protection (Board of Governors)

Mr. T.J. McKay (Chairman) and Mr. T. Enderby

Safeguarding Leaflet

Safeguarding Assembly Video

Lurgan Junior High School

Lurgan Junior High School, Lower Toberhewny Lane, Gilford Road. Lurgan, Co. Armagh, BT66 8SU

Tel: (028) 3832 3243


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