WELFARE & SAFEGUARDING
We are fully committed to making our school a caring, affirming and supportive place in which our pupils can thrive.
Our aim is for them all to be successful learners and we recognise that a happy, positive outlook, free from worries or concerns, is central to this. We encourage the children to talk to a member of staff if there is something troubling them. We also have an in-school counsellor, Anita Holder, who is available for 1:1 sessions with children. If you feel this might be needed, then do speak to your child’s class teacher, or call the Office to speak with Mrs. Holder.
Children are undoubtedly affected by anything that affects their family. We invite you, the parent, to approach us if you think we can be of help. Often, an initial conversation is a good starting point to tackling a problem and, if the school itself is unable to help directly, then we have strong links with other agencies and support services with whom we can put you in touch.
More information on this can be found on the Health & Wellbeing Advice for Parents page in the Parents section of our website.
We are fully committed to making our school a place where our children feel safe from harm, abuse, neglect, bullying, discrimination and harassment.
Through our PSHE curriculum and our Protective Behaviours programme, we will address these themes with our pupils, prompt them to think about what to do to keep themselves safe, and to consider who they could turn to for support.
To ensure a safe environment for our pupils, we
If you have any concerns about the welfare or safety of any child at our school, your own child or another’s, then please do not hesitate to speak to a member of our Safeguarding Team.