Broadacre Primary School takes seriously its responsibility to safeguard all children and adults and have rigorous procedures in place to do so.
Our priority is to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We know that children thrive better and are able to reach their full potential when we all work closely together.
Child Protection is a crucial part of school life. All staff receive regular training on how to keep children safe. Every member of the school community has a responsibility to keep all children safe.
Meet our safeguarding team:
Mr Wilkinson Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Rouse-Wilkinson Child Protection Co-ordinator
Miss Spicer Attendance Officer
Miss Boast EYFS Safeguarding Officer
Emotional Well Being Officer
Mrs Armitage Behaviour Lead
Everyone takes personal responsibility on a daily basis to ensure children are kept safe.
We do this by:
Meeting Health and Safety standards
DBS checking all staff, students, governors and volunteers
Keeping essential training up to date (paediatric first aid, food safety, safeguarding etc)
Securing our site, including data protection
Liaising with outside agencies – Health Visitors, Social Care, SEN Services
Operation Encompass is a police and education early information sharing partnership enabling schools to offer immediate support for children and young people experiencing domestic abuse. Information is shared by the police with a school’s trained Key Adult (DSL) prior to the start of the next school day after officers have attended a domestic abuse incident thus enabling appropriate support to be given, dependent upon the needs and wishes of the child.
Children experiencing domestic abuse are negatively impacted by this exposure; domestic abuse has been identified as an Adverse Childhood Experience and can lead to emotional, physical and psychological harm. Operation Encompass aims to mitigate this harm by enabling immediate support, making a child’s day better and giving them a better tomorrow.
Operation Encompass believes that children are victims of domestic abuse in their own right and should be acknowledged as such.
‘My child absolutely loves school. He’s excited in a morning to leave and talks about what he does during the day. We’ve received lots of pictures and art work already which I love as a parent.’
‘The teachers and staff are great and caring for the children.’
‘Both of my children are very happy at this school.’
‘Any problems are dealt with quickly and efficiently. All of my children have loved going to Broadacre.’
‘I would highly recommend Broadacre Primary School.’
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‘My child really enjoys school and will share her learning with us. It is great to see her developing both socially and academically.’
‘My daughter really enjoys being in school and is really excited to learn new topics.’