At Gipsey Bridge Academy we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all staff and volunteers have undergone an enhanced DBS check.
Staff are trained to recognise potential Child Protection issues and report to the named person at school, who has received enhanced training. Outside agencies are approached for assistance and support when appropriate.
Our Safeguarding Governor, Mrs H Gatens, is responsible for monitoring all safeguarding procedures and reporting back to the Trustees.
We follow up all incidences of bullying reported to us in line with our Anti Bullying policy.
Almost all of our pupils use the Internet at home and we know that, as parents, it can be difficult to allow children the freedom to develop as responsible individuals while protecting them from the perils and pitfalls of the Internet. Increasingly, even at primary school age, younger people are conducting their social life online so parents need to provide guidance to make sure that their children behave safely and responsibly. Please help your children by following these key recommendations:
We have JOSOs (Junior Online Safety Officers) who work with the Lincolnshire Safeguarding Board and other local schools. They attend meetings and then complete interim tasks back in school with the focus of keeping children safe online.
E-SAFETY click here for the CEOP's website
E-SAFETY IN FOUNDATION STAGE
Smartie the penguin taught us all about E-safety. Click below to read Smartie's story.
Smartie also taught us a song to help us to remember how to stay safe when we are using laptops, ipads or phones.