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St Columba’s is a Catholic school with Christ’s teachings of love, peace and justice at the heart of all we do

Designated Safeguard Lead in school


In school, the Designated Senior Person for safeguarding is Mrs Southerton and deputy designated senior persons are; Mrs Nixon, Mrs Simmons, Mrs Sirrell  and Mrs Yarnold. If you have concerns about the safety and well-being of any child, please let us know. If something occurs during the weekend, please call 101 for advice. The safety and well-being of all children at all times is paramount.


Mrs Southerton

Designated Senior Person for Safeguarding

Head of School





Mrs Nixon

Deputy Designated Senior Person

Assistant Principal

Mrs Simmons

Deputy Designated Senior Person

Assistant Principal

Currently on maternity leave




Mrs Yarnold

Deputy Designated Senior Person

Reception Class Teacher



Mrs Sirrell

Deputy Designated Senior Person

Breakfast Club Leader