• "I really like the way children are taught to look after each other"
    – Parent
  • God is love
    1 John 4:8
  • "Classroom issues are dealt with immediately. The children and parents really trust the teachers and leaders here"
    – Parent
  • “I am with you every step you take. I will never leave you.” - God
    Joshua 1:9
  • "It is really difficult to say how the school needs to improve"
    – Parent
  • “Let the children come to me – the kingdom of God belongs to them.” – Jesus
    Mark 10:14
  • "Our school lighthouses encourage us to make the right choices"
    – Child
  • With God, all things are possible.
    Mark 10:27
  • "Teaching is outstanding over time and is never less than good"
    – Ofsted
  • He will cover you with his feathers and his faithfulness will be your shield.
    Psalm 91:4
  • "Pupils’ behaviour around the school and in lessons is exemplary"
    – Ofsted
  • Your loving father knows what you need…so do not worry about anything.
    Matthew 5:25
  • "Parents strongly feel that the leadership and management involve them in the life of the school"
    – Ofsted
  • Do to others as you would have them do to you
    Luke 6:31
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Safety and Welfare

Child Protection

As a school, we have clear expectations about the absolute right of children to feel safe and to be safe both inside and outside this school environment. We believe that to do this, agencies and professionals must work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children at all times. In the event of any welfare or safeguarding concern, we will always involve the appropriate agencies.

Illness and Accidents

Many of our staff have first aid training and so will administer treatment in the case of a minor injury. If a child becomes ill, we will call the adults listed on the contact details you have provided. An ambulance will always be called as a precautionary measure if we suspect something more serious.

Medicine at School

It is the school policy not to administer any medication to a child other than those with a long term Health Care Plan.

 Infections

Children who have experienced vomiting or diarrhoea due to a bug or virus must stay at home for the next 48 hours to prevent the spread of sickness.

 Pupil Welfare

We pride ourselves on caring for each child and looking after the welfare of all. A Student Welfare Group, consisting of a Lead Teacher, SENCO and other relevant parties, has been set up and meets regularly to ensure our more vulnerable children are properly provided for and monitored. This may be on a long-term basis or to meet a short-term need. 

As well as this, the school works closely with a number of external agencies:

  • The School Nurse

The school nurse visits regularly and tests weight, height, vision and checks the children’s general health.

  • The Audiometrician

The audiometrician visits once a year to test the hearing of children in reception classes.  You will be notified following the visit if treatment is needed.

  • The School Dentist

The school dentist visits the school once a year to check the five year olds. You will be notified following the visit if treatment is needed

  • The Educational Psychologist

We call on these professionals when there are severe learning difficulties or behavioural problems.  This is only done with the consent of the child’s parents.

  • The Speech Therapist

The speech therapist is called upon when a child has speech problems.  This is only done with the consent of the child’s parents.

  • The Education Welfare Officer (EWO)

Our EWO will follow up concerns if attendance or punctuality are below expected

 

School Community Worker

We are really fortunate to have Mrs Sally Sibley working with our local community to provide support and guidance. She is employed by Bristol Diocese and has experience working with individual children and families. If we identify a family who may benefit from either some physical help or some emotional support, we will ask for your permission to contact her. However, families can contact her directly. Copies of her leaflet can be found in the school foyer.