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Safeguarding and Well-being Information

The Safeguarding team in St. Colman's consists of the following:

Designated Teacher (DT) for Child Protection:

Mr Kevin Franklin (Vice Principal, Pastoral)


Deputy Designated Teachers (DDTs):

Mr Mark Doran(Senior Teacher with Responsibility for KS3)

Dr. Patrick Collins (Senior Teacher with Responsibility for KS4)

Mr Ciaran O'Hare (Senior Teacher with Responsibility for Post-16)

Mrs Helen Doherty (Vice Principal: Curriculum)


Mrs Ciara McKeown: Designated Governor with Responsibility for Child Protection

Mr Cormac McKinney: Principal


If you have a safeguarding concern about any child at our school then please contact the school by phone (see home page) or a member of the Safguarding team at the email addresses below:

  • kfranklin940@c2kschools.net
  • mdoran503@c2kschools.net
  • pcollins050@c2kschools.net
  • cohare611@c2kschools.net
  • hdoherty561@c2kschools.net
  • cmckinney692@c2kschools.net


Further support and guidance can be accessed via the links / numbers listed:?

  • Childline on 0800 1111
  • Samaritans on 028 3026 6366
  • NSPCC Child Protection Helpline on 0808 8005000 
  • RELATE TEEN on 028 9032 3454
  • AA on 028 3026 5406

A range of resources relevant to wellbeing and health are available to download below. The document  named 'Southern Card 2019'  lists phone numbers of a wide ange of serices and support in the Southern Area which may also be of use.

For any student who wishes to speak to the school counsellor, Mrs Nuala Woods (Familyworks), you can contact any member of the Safeguarding team direct or by e-mail to wellbeing@stcolmans.org.uk (insert Counselling in the subject bar).

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