Britannia Village Primary School Safeguarding Statement
At Britannia Village Primary School staff and Governors are concerned that all aspects of school life are ‘fair’ and ‘safe’ for pupils, staff, parents, carers and all our visitors.
The following policies and documents are all in place and designed to achieve a fair, safe and harmonious environment, in which children are safe from harm, know that staff have their welfare at heart, and know that staff will always listen when they want to discuss a problem:
All policies and guidance apply to all staff, governors and volunteers working in school and are in place to ensure that:
The school follows – the Local Authority School Safeguarding arrangements which encompass the ‘DFES 2005’ Arrangements ‘to Safeguard and Promote the Welfare of Children’, and all subsequent guidance issued by the DCFS. In accordance with which the Headteacher, Deputy headteacher and Assistant Headteacher have been nominated as the members of staff with responsibility for ‘child protection’ taking into account all aspects of Child Abuse (Physical, Emotional, Sexual, Neglect).
With regard to the above the school has developed sound policies and procedures, has good relationships with parent/carers and has the support and guidance of the appropriate LA services.Staff Recruitment procedures are completed for all school staff and those working in school on a voluntary basis, see the Local Authority’s Recruitment and Selection Policy.
Staff induction includes the following:
Statement reviewed by Governors Spring 2016. Due for Review January 2018