At Wrockwardine Wood Infant School & Oakengates Nursery Federation we have many tools to help us to keep our children safe. Our school has:
- a comprehensive Child Protection Policy with hyperlinks to the Local Telford and Wrekin Safeguarding Children Board website
- Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL's) who receive regular updates and training (see Child protection Policy)
- an Educational Visits Policy and the coordinator attends regular updates and training
- an E-Safety Policy to ensure children know how to stay safe on line
- E-Safety advice for parents
- a strong ethos that promotes positive relationships between children/children, children/staff, staff/parents
- regular OWL sessions/Educational visits/residential visits-to build self-esteem, confidence and resilience
- a positive Behaviour Management Policy which promotes the Golden rules
- an Anti-Bullying Policy which promotes children to 'tell'.
- Learning Powers a way to build children’s skills for life.
- a Safety Squad- two representatives from each class meet regularly with the PSHE leader to discuss, plan and implement safety themes
- a PSHE & JIGSAW Policy
- a curriculum which embeds our Spiritual Moral Social Cultural (SMSC) Policy
- strong safeguarding procedures for visitors to school. Different coloured lanyards for different levels of clearance-children are aware of what the different colours represent- black-school staff, yellow -visitor with DBS, red-adult needs to be accompanied by school staff, password collection system.
- a safeguarding display board to share safeguarding information for staff, children, parents and visitors
- daily checks so grounds are maintained and are safe
- a strong partnership and relationships with parents
- time to make a Home Visit for Nursery and Reception children –to build strong home/school links
- Risk Assessments which are kept up to date and children are involved in the writing of these for Educational visits
- signs to remind parents and visitors not to use their mobile phones in school & Nursery
- Paediatric First Aid trained staff
- Policy for Supporting children with medical conditions and the administration of medicine
- a Vulnerable Children communication book which is used to share information so children are cared for and are safe
- a Health & Safety Policy and procedures e.g. dynamic risk assessments, opening and closing checks. The Governor for H&S reviews actions from the annual H&S audit each term
- a Governor for Child Protection who monitors termly any actions which have arisen from the annual Child Protection audit (S11)
- A Safer Recruitment Policy
Below are some useful websites which will give you guidance on how to keep your child safe at home.