Keeping safe

cropped-logo-Copy1.jpgAt Holly Park, we take the health and safety of our pupils, staff, parents and other members of the community seriously.

Schools are responsible for day-to-day health and safety whenever a child is in the care of school staff – this includes school trips and clubs.

Every school has a health and safety policy.

Safe at SHolly Park 013At Holly Park in our parent and pupil questionnaires we ask our stakeholders what they think about health and safety at the school.

Governors discuss health and safety at governor Premises meetings and at Staffing and Pupil Welfare meetings.

At Holly Park we talk to the School Council regularly about health and safety.

At Holly Park we update our school risk assessments annually.

We also do an internal health and safety audit annually.

Keeping safe involves many areas:

  • Safeguarding
  • Online safety
  • First Aid
  • Site Security
  • Attendance
  • Recruitment of Staff
  • Visitors and volunteers
  • Behaviour/Anti Bullying
  • Positive Handling
  • Photographing and Videoing
  • Whistleblowing
  • Personal care
  • Trips and Visits
  • Transport
  • Home Visits
  • Managing Critical Incidents

All of these areas are covered in our health and safety policy, our safeguarding policy and many have a policy of their own.