John Henry Newman Catholic College recognises their statutory responsibility to make sure that appropriate arrangements are in place to safeguard and promote the welfare of children: Section 175 of the Education Act 2002.

John Henry Newman have produced a range of materials explaining what 'safeguarding' is and what we do at John Henry Newman Catholic College when there is a concern about a pupil's welfare.
We will always respect your families right to privacy. We will only discuss your business with people who can help you.
Our pupils are very important to us. Please let us know if there is something you are worried about.

JHNCC Child Protection Policy

Safeguarding Contacts

Mrs C Webb Strategic Director of Safeguarding and Wellbeing
Mrs S Thompson  Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs M Smith School Social Worker and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs R Sparkman Senior Mental Health Mentor
Miss S Riaz Safeguarding Mentor


Help and advice if you are concerned about a child?

Help and advice if you are concerned about a child? Call 0800 1111 contact-us Call 101 for advice or 999 in an emergency


Worried about online grooming, social media or child sexual exploitation?  contact-us Call 101 for advice or 999 in an emergency


Keeping safe online


Help and advice for mental health concerns


Worried about drugs or alcohol?


Domestic violence – Get help!


Birmingham LGBT Domestic Abuse Service

0121 643 0821

Bharosa Domestic Abuse Service – specialist support for women particularly those from a South Asian background.

0121 303 0368/0369


Men’s Advice Line

0808 801 0327


Homelessness and debt advice.


John Henry Newman Catholic College is committed to providing a caring, friendly and safe environment for all students so that they can learn in a relaxed and secure atmosphere. Bullying of any kind is unacceptable at the College whether it is on site or off-site activities. If bullying does occur, all students should be able to tell someone, and know that incidents will be dealt with promptly and effectively. This means that anyone who knows that bullying is happening is expected to tell a member of staff. is an email address direct to the Safeguarding Team. You will be listened to and we can help.