At Bunbury Aldersey CE Primary School, we recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all of our children. We endeavour to promote a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice.
Bunbury Aldersey CE Primary School recognises that every member of its staff has a key role in prevention of harm, and the early identification, intervention and support for pupils at risk of significant harm. The School endeavours to provide an environment where children are valued and know that their concerns will be taken seriously.
Bunbury Aldersey CE Primary School aims to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone feels happy, safe and secure. We promote an atmosphere of truth and honesty in which everyone feels valued and shows respect for each other and their surroundings. As a team, we are committed to high expectations and continuous improvement. We adopt a child centred approach to high quality teaching and learning, inspiring everyone to achieve their full potential
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At Bunbury Aldersey CE Primary School we are committed to providing a caring, friendly and safe environment for all our pupils so they can learn in a relaxed and secure atmosphere. We believe every pupil should be able to participate in all school activities in an enjoyable and safe environment and be protected from harm. This is the responsibility of every adult employed by, or invited to deliver services at our school. We recognise our responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all our pupils by protecting them from all types of abuse; for example neglect and bullying.
At Bunbury Aldersey CE Primary School we are determined to ensure that all necessary steps are taken to protect children and young people from harm. We believe every pupil should be able to participate in all school activities in an enjoyable and safe environment and be protected from harm.
This is the responsibility of every adult employed by or invited to deliver services at Bunbury Aldersey CE Primary School. As an organisation, we recognise our responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all our pupils, which includes all aspects of health promotion and prevention.
In conjunction with Cheshire Police, Bunbury Aldersey CE Primary School is involved in an initiative called Operation Encompass. The purpose of Operation Encompass is to safeguard and support children and young people who have been involved in, heard or witnessed a domestic abuse incident. Following such an incident, children will often arrive at school distressed, upset, worried and unprepared. Operation Encompass aims to enusre that appropriate school staff (called Key Adults) are made aware early enough to support children and young people in a way that means they feel safe and included.
At Bunbury Aldersey CE Primary School our Key Adult is Ms Katherine Charlesworth (Pastoral Manager for RCSAT)
This is a vaulable initiative that means we can continue to support and help children and families within our school community when they need it the most.
Our designated lead for Safeguarding and Child Protection is our Executive Headteacher, Mrs Badger who can be contacted in confidence by calling 01829 260524/261332 or 01270 623826 or email:
Our deputy designated lead for Safeguarding and Child Protection is our Principal Mrs Nicola Badger and our Pastoral Manager Ms Charlesworth, they can be contacted in confidence by calling 01829 260524 or 261332 or email:
Our Governor for Safeguarding and Child Protection is Mrs Susi Waddington
As a Gold Rights Respecting School we ensure that:
Article 12 You have the right to give your opinion, and for adults to listen and take it seriously.
Article 19 You have the right to be protected from being hurt and mistreated, in body or mind.
Article 27 You have the right to food, clothing, a safe place to live and to have your basic needs met. You should not be disadvantaged so that you can't do many of the things other kids can do.
Article 33 You have the right to protection from harmful drugs and from the drug trade.
Article 34 You have the right to be free from sexual abuse.
Article 35 No one is allowed to kidnap or sell you.
Article 36 You have the right to protection from any kind of exploitation (being taken advantage of).
Article 37 No one is allowed to punish you in a cruel or harmful way
Article 39 You have the right to help if you've been hurt, neglected or badly treated
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