Policies and Guidelines
Summary of the policy and how it’s implemented in your setting.
Health, Safety and Security
The health and safety of staff, pupils and visitors while on school premises or involved in school-organised activities (e.g. educational visits) must be protected as far as is reasonably practicable. Risk assessments should be undertaken of all activities and measures put in place to minimise or control risks.
All visitors, pupils and staff must sign in and out when leaving and returning to the school. All people that come into contact with the children and young people must be DBS clearance.
All members of staff at Brookfield ensure that all sensitive information about a child or their family is handled correctly and only disclosed to the relevant people who need to know. regardless of the duty of confidentiality , if a member of staff has reason to believe that a child may be suffering harm or be at risk of harm it is their duty to forward this information immediately to the designated safeguarding officer which is mark evens.
At Brookfield all personal data about the pupils is in a locked cabinet in staff room that you need a pass to gain access so that personal data cannot be viewed by any unlawful person.
The data protection policy states that schools need to keep and use information only for the purpose it was intended for.
All information about pupils should be classes as confidential and should only be shared with other organisation with consent from the pupil’s parent/carers.
Personal data should be processed fairly and lawfully.
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Policies and Guidelines
Freedom Of Information
333 (3.3) must be covered.
At Brookfield there is a high expectation of the pupils regardless of their gender, ethnicity, disability, religion beliefs, sexuality, age or any other recognised area of discrimination. We demonstrate this by treating every pupil equal regardless of their sexuality, gender, disability or ethnicity so that they fulfil their potential.
To ensure all young people and staff are safe from grooming, cyber bullying and identify theft. At Brookfield all social media are blocked so staff or children cannot gain access to them. Each pupil and member of staff have an unique username and password to access the computers.
Freedom of information applies to all public authorities, it allows authorities to share information. Schools have three stages of which they have to share.
Information should not be hidden, changed or destroyed this applies to all information held, regardless of its format, quality or age.
The school has a responsibility to provide a safe environment which children can learn. Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined as: protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes. Everyone who comes into contact with children and their families has a role to play in safeguarding children. Staff are particularly important as they are in a position to identify concerns early and provide help for children, to prevent concerns from escalating.
The school has a designated safeguarding lead who provides support to staff members to carry out their safeguarding duties and