Information for Parents and Students

Key staff with responsibility for Safeguarding


  • Mr D Gidman - Headteacher/ Safeguarding Officer
  • Mrs C Roberts - Deputy Headteacher/Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Mr E Cassidy –Deputy Headteacher/Safeguarding Officer
  • Mrs N Styles- Head of Care and Safeguarding/ Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead/LAC Lead
  • Miss L Crowley - Assistant Headteacher/ Safeguarding Officer/ Designated Teacher of LAC
  • Mr D Boyle - Assistant Headteacher/Safeguarding Officer
  • Miss C Lyon - Assistant Headteacher/Safeguarding Officer
  • Mrs J Sullivan - Assistant Headteacher/Safeguarding Officer
  • Ms H Aldridge - Assistant Headteacher, KS3/ Safeguarding Officer
  • Mrs T Mathias - Pupil Progress Coordinator Year 9/Safeguarding Officer
  • Miss M Murphy - Pupil Progress Coordinator Year 8/ Safeguarding Officer
  • Sr L Cameron - Laura Vicuna Centre/ Safeguarding Officer
  • Mrs L Murphy - Safeguarding and Pastoral Officer
  • Mr C Gaffney - Safeguarding and Pastoral Officer
  • Miss S Forster - Safeguarding and Pastoral Officer
  • Ms A Cain - Safeguarding Link Governor



    St John Bosco Prevent Strategy

    Online Safety @ St John Bosco Arts College

    We take the safety of every member of our College community very seriously including their safety whilst using technology.  We have measures in place to protect our students while they are working online in school and we educate them on the importance of staying safe when they are not in school.  This section of our website contains information about keeping young people safe when they are using computers, mobile phones and gaming technology.

    Think Before You Click

    Students Acceptable Use Policy

    Merseyside Police - Top Tips to Stay Safe Online

    Merseyside Police - Staying Safe online

    Safety Net Kids - Tips for Staying Safe Online

    Parent and Carer advice Children Staying Safe Online

    Vodaphone Tips for Online Safety

    BBC Webwise

    Further Safeguarding Information

    0800 1111


    Guide to Online Apps


    Forced Marriage

    Educate Against Hate


    Sexual Exploitation - Know the Signs

    Tackling Child Abuse

    Social Media Library - CSE

    Useful Links - Parents

    Useful Links - Students

    BBC Own it

    Reporting Harmful Content

    Useful Information

    Listen to Your Selfie

    Adverse Childhood Experiences

    Be Share Aware

    Healthy Online Relationships

    Body Image

    Further Information regarding CCE.

    Merseyside Violence Reduction Partnership have developed a campaign to raise awareness about the impact of Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE).

    Stages of Criminal Exploitation

    Eyes Open Document

    Eyes Open Website

    Fearless Website


    Bereavement Information

    St John Bosco has been lucky to work with an organisation called Rainbows. Rainbows offer support to young people and families who have had a bereavement. More information from them can be found on their website.


    Neuro Love

    This site has been designed for young people. It aims to spread love at a time when you may be feeling worried, lonely and in need of some additional support or someone to talk to.

    Neuro Love