Advice for visitors
All visitors must sign in and out at Reception and wear a visitor badge at all times.
Everyone who visits our school should be aware of their responsibility to make sure that all young people are safe. Please ask for our Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL), or any member of the Safeguarding Team, if you are unclear about areas linked to child safety during your visit.
If you are worried about the safety of any young person in our school, you must report this to the DSL or any member of the Safeguarding Team. They can be contacted through Reception.
As a visitor, it is important that you remember the following:
If you are working in a 1:1 situation with a pupil, the academy must view your Enhanced DBS check or have evidence from your organisation that you have an Enhanced DBS in place. Please see the Academy Business Manager, if you have any queries
Do not have physical contact with any pupil
Never exchange contact details with a pupil, or agree to meet a child outside the school environment. Do not communicate with pupils through social media
Keep a record of the times and dates of any unplanned contact with pupils and let The DSL know as soon as possible
Do not take photographs or video footage while you are on site unless you have been given permission by the DSL or the Head of School
If a child has a conversation with you which leads you to think they are being harmed or their safety is at risk, you have a duty to pass the information on to protect the child. You must inform the DSL or a member of the Safeguarding Team immediately
Health and Safety
While on site, you are legally responsible for taking reasonable care of your own health and safety and the safety of others affected by your activities.
For further information, please refer to the policies on our website or our safeguarding information folder which is located in the Reception area.
We hope that you enjoy your visit.