Christ King Girls' Secondary School

Child Protection

1. New “Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2017” came into effect from 11 December 2017.

2. To view the Department of Education and Skills Circular Letter, 0081/2017, relating to these procedures, please click here.

3. To view these new procedures, please click here.

4. The Board of Management of Christ King Girls' Secondary School has formally adopted a Child Safeguarding Statement that is required as part of these new procedures. To view this statement, please click here.

5. The Child Safeguarding Statement was formally reviewed by the Board of Management on 11 February 2019. Please click here for notification of this review.

6. With effect from 24 January 2018, the Principal, Ms Richel Long, will present a Child Protection Oversight Report at each meeting of the school’s Board of Management.

7. Any persons with child protection concerns are invited to contact a member of staff or the Designated Liaison Person (DLP), Ms Richel Long, or, in his absence, the Deputy Designated Liaison Persona (DDLP), Ms. F. Kerrigan, Ms Cait Watkins or Dr. Caroline O'Sullivan Ryan.

8. The Board of Management will be reviewing all checks associated with the new child protection model in the coming months to ensure full compliance by the school.

9. This section of the school website will be used to provide updates to members of the school community in relation to general child protection matters.

Put simply, child protection in this school is all about safeguarding students against any form of neglect or physical/emotional/sexual abuse. Please speak to any member of staff if you have a concern about yourself or any other student.

Ms Richel Long,


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