We constantly try to improve our services to pupils, parents and the community. As part of this we have a comprehensive complaints policy and procedure which is available for inspection at the school.
The school has a holistic approach to the safeguarding & welfare of children and implement the latest government guidelines in safer recruitment and child protection.
All staff are subject to thorough recruitment checks and vetting prior to being employed.
Staff receive child protection training in order to equip them to help ensure the well being of all children in their care. The school additionally has a nominated Designated Safeguarding Lead who is trained to a suitably higher level.
The school’s safeguarding policy can be viewed here.
Parents need to be aware that the school will take any reasonable action to ensure the safety of its pupils. In cases when the school has reason to be concerned that a child may be subject to ill-treatment, neglect or other kinds of abuse, staff have no alternative but to follow current child protection procedures.
Normanton House School is part of the Stopping Domestic Abuse Together initiative.
HEALTH & SAFETY
The school has a health & safety policy and implements robust procedures to ensure a safe environment for all pupils, parents & staff.
The premises are equipped with a fully functional and well maintained fire safety system. All electrical and gas fittings and systems are regularly inspected and maintained to meet regulatory requirements.
Staff are trained in First-Aid care and all staff have access to first aid and sanitary kits.
SAFETY ON SCHOOL VISITS
Pupils will during their school life take part in many educational & leisure visits.
All school visits will be planned with safety in mind. This includes carrying out risk assessments, providing of first aid staff and equipment, good communication via contact lists of parents and staff.
All pupils should be safe and happy at Normanton House School and we have procedures and strategies to ensure this is the case.
Parents and children should know what to do if they are concerned that bullying is occurring.
We take allegations of Bullying very seriously.
The Health and Safety, Safety on School Visits, and Anti-Bullying policies are available from the school upon request.