The safeguarding and well-
' Pupils described the school as being like a family where everyone gets on well.'
' The way in which pupils interact harmoniously is a strength of the school.'
' Pupils say they feel very safe and greatly enjoy school.'
' Pupils have an excellent understanding of how to keep themselves safe, including how to keep safe when using new technologies, such as the Internet and social media sites.'
' There is almost no evidence of bullying and parents and pupils express confidence in the school's systems for dealing with such occurrences should they arise.'
' Lessons are so interesting that misbehaviour in lessons almost never happens because pupils are so keen to get on with their learning.'
The premises are protected by coded doors so no unauthorised persons can gain admission.
All visitors must sign into school and wear a visitor identification badge, available from the school office.
Children who do not have anyone to collect them from school are encouraged to always wait inside the premises until suitable arrangements are made.
While we pride ourselves on our links with parents -
The school playing field and perimeter are fenced. While there is a public right of way across the school playing field, children playing out are only permitted in certain areas and the gate giving access to the main road is sealed when the field is in use.
All staff and visitors working with children, in any capacity, must have necessary CRB clearance, records of which are kept in the school office on the Single Central Register.
All staff and children must sign an Acceptable Internet Use document as part of E-
All staff, including teaching assistants -
The Headteacher and deputy, as senior designated persons for child protection -
Fire drills are taken and recorded on a term basis.
The school has a recently updated policy for the administration of medicines, available on request.
Any prescribed medicines can only be administered in school if a form is filled in at the school office giving permission and dosage details. Medicines are kept in the school office out of children's reach at all times.
All medicine dosages are recorded in a file and this is kept in the school office.
These are found in every school from time to time and it is important to remember that, like the rest us, they prefer clean conditions!!
Any child with this problem will not be sent home from school. Instead, he/she is likely to be kept inside at break-
All accidents, however small, are recorded in the school accident book kept in the main office. Children who have recieved a bump to the head will usually be given a letter to inform parents to watch for any changes or symptoms, and to be vigilant. If we are in any doubts about the seriousness of an accident we will ensure an ambulance is called immediately.
Detailed risk assessments are carried out by the trip leader in each case and given to the educational visits co-