We hope that your visit will be enjoyable, informative and safe.
Please help us by reading and complying with this guidance which is intended to ensure your health and safety, and that of our children and staff, whilst at our school.
If you have any questions after reading this, please do not hesitate to ask a member of staff to help you. Please wear your visitor’s sticker at all times when on site and return the badge and sign out when leaving.
All visitors, supply staff, student teachers and contractors coming into the school must report to the reception. You will be asked to sign in through our electronic signing in system and you'll be provided with a printed badge which must be worn prominently and at all times so that staff and pupils can see you are a visitor. Depending on the circumstances you may also be asked to show identification and your DBS certificate.
If you are a regular visitor to the school you will need to sign in on each occasion. When you leave the site please ensure that you sign out and return your badge.
Fire and Evacuation
If you are in school for the day please ensure you read the evacuation notice in the room you are in. If the alarm sounds for any reason follow the instructions. If you have students with you please ensure they leave quickly and calmly with you. The fire assembly point is on the junior playground.
We have several first aid staff, please alert a member of staff if you feel unwell and they will call for assistance for you. Alternatively, please go to the main reception.
Health and Safety
Contractors must ensure that they are fully conversant with the safety rules and regulations to be observed by contractors working on site.
As a visitor to our school it is essential that you follow the health and safety guidelines that may apply.
St Werburgh's & St Columba's Catholic Primary School is a non-smoking school – this includes e-cigarettes and vaping.
Please do not smoke anywhere on the school site.
Personal mobile devices should not be used in school. Ensure Bluetooth connections are always turned off. Before taking any photographs on site, permission must be sought from the head or a member of senior management team.
Adults visiting or working on the school site play an important part in the life of the school. You can play a part in keeping students safe whilst working at or visiting the school by observing the following guidelines:
If you have any concerns that a student may be at risk of harm report it immediately to Mrs Oates, Mrs Prendergast or Mrs Chesworth, the Designated Leads for Safeguarding. Do not discuss your concerns with the child and do not carry out an investigation.
Further details about all this information can be found on the school website in the policies area.
Thank you for helping to keep St Werburgh's and St Columba's Catholic Primary School safe
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are also committed to the equality of opportunity for all.