Water Orton Primary School recognises the responsibility they have under Section 175 of the Education Act 2002 to have arrangements in place to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
This Policy sets out how the school’s Governing Bodies discharge their statutory responsibilities relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children who are pupils at the schools. It takes into account new legislation from the document: Keeping Children Safe in Education May 2014
In April 2014, the DfE updated the statutory guidance on safeguarding. Click the links above to find more information about;
* Full guidance on Keeping Children Safe in Education
*The eight page summary for staff
*Further details of the school's Keeping Children safe in Education Policy can be
found in the school Policy.
The aim of the Water Orton Primary School anti-bullying policy is to prevent bullying of any sort and to ensure that everyone can operate in a supportive, caring and safe environment without fear of being bullied. All members of the community, including Trustees, teaching and non-teaching staff, pupils and parents should have an understanding of what bullying is and be familiar with the School policy on bullying: therefore the aim of the policy is to help members of the school community to deal with bullying when it occurs and, even more importantly, to prevent it.
Bullying is an anti-social behaviour which affects everyone; it is unacceptable and it will not be tolerated. Everyone in the community has a responsibility to report any incident of bullying that comes to their attention and these reports will always be taken seriously.
At Water Orton Primary we strive to provide a caring ethos where everyone in the school community feels safe, confident, valued and respected. By promoting an environment where everyone can live and work together in a supportive way enables all to reach their full potential, emotionally, socially and intellectually.
The primary aim of our behaviour policy is to promote good behaviour. We have school rules and the staff do not ignore unacceptable behaviour, but having high expectations, being good role models and rewarding pupils enables us to promote
Technology and communications are rapidly changing and becoming more sophisticated, with this change comes new ways of being unsafe and feeling threatened. E- Safety has become a very important issue that is essential to address in school throughout different areas of the curriculum, to ensure that all children and adults remain safe and in control when using technology.
This could be through using computers, tablets or having access to the internet through mobile phones.
*Further details can be found in the school's E-Safety Policy.
Treat other as you would like to be treated.
Always do your best.
Listen carefully to all instructions.
Look after our school and everyone and everything in it.
Be The Best
You Can Be