Child Safeguarding

St Bernadette’s is a Special School providing education to pupils from 5 to 18 years of age.

In accordance with the requirements of the Children First Act 2015, Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children 2017, the Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools 2017 and Tusla Guidance on the preparation of Child Safeguarding Statements, the Board of Management of St Bernadette’s has agreed the Child Safeguarding Statement set out in this document.

The Board of Management has adopted and will implement fully and without modification the Department’s Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools 2017 as part of this overall Child Safeguarding Statement.

The Designated Liaison Person (DLP) is Cathal Roache. The Deputy Designated Liaison Person (Deputy DLP) is John Haran.

 

Click the link below to download our full Child Safeguarding policy statement: 

St. Bernadette’s Child Safeguarding policy Statement