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School PoliciesHealth and Safety

This page includes information about safety, the healthy schools nursing team, medical conditions, anti-bullying and guidance on how to keep your child safe online.

Fleckney School Health and Safety Policy

Healthy Schools Nursing Team | Allergy Information | Asthma | First Aid | Healthy Eyes | Anti-Bullying | Staying Safe Online

Safety - Important Reminders

The safety of all our children is of paramount importance. Therefore parents/carers who bring children to school by car must not:

  • stop on the yellow lines outside the school entrance
  • park on the school driveway
  • park on any of the pavements near the school
  • obstruct the designated crossing area near to the Foundation Stage Unit.

We also ask that you park considerately and do not obstruct driveways of neighbouring houses. Unfortunately, some of our neighbours have had their cars damaged by inconsiderate driving. We have a good relationship with our neighbours which we wish to maintain. Fleckney School and the Police seek your cooperation in resolving this issue by requesting that parents park sensibly and with due consideration for other road users.

Please do not walk through the school car park with your children – cars or delivery vans/lorries could be entering or leaving the car park at any time of the school day.

We are always excited to hear from children about their pets, however, may we take this opportunity to remind families that dogs are not permitted on school premises, due to health and safety regulations. Please could you refrain from tying dogs to the school gates when picking up and dropping off your children.

Similarly, we recognise that some children ride to school on scooters under parent supervision, this is a wonderful way to promote our ‘Healthy Schools’ status, although for the safety of all our pupils, may we remind you that they must not be ridden onto school grounds. Any scooters brought to school must be parked inside the gates and collected when you leave.

Finally, we request that school children and their siblings do not play on the climbing equipment before or after school.

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Healthy Schools Nursing Team

Healthy Together Schools Presentation

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Allergy information

As a number of our adults and children have severe allergies, we are a nut free school. We would therefore like to stress the importance of not sending any foods containing nuts or nut oil into school as they have the potential to cause a severe life threatening reaction. A person with a severe nut allergy does not need to eat a nut to experience an adverse reaction, simply being in an environment where nuts are being eaten by others can be sufficient to cause a dangerous reaction. All foods sent in for packed lunches should be checked to ensure that they do not contain nuts or nut oil. Nutella chocolate spread, or alternative brands, should not be used in sandwiches. Thank you for your help and support with this matter.

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Safety

Allergy information

As a number of our adults and children have severe allergies, we are a nut free school. We would therefore like to stress the importance of not sending any foods containing nuts or nut oil into school as they have the potential to cause a severe life threatening reaction. A person with a severe nut allergy does not need to eat a nut to experience an adverse reaction, simply being in an environment where nuts are being eaten by others can be sufficient to cause a dangerous reaction. All foods sent in for packed lunches should be checked to ensure that they do not contain nuts or nut oil. Nutella chocolate spread, or alternative brands, should not be used in sandwiches. Thank you for your help and support with this matter.

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Medical Conditions

Administration of Medicines in Schools

Asthma

If you child has asthma or requires an inhaler for use in school, please ensure that our medical information about pupils is as complete, accurate and up to date as possible. We are advised by Leicestershire County Council that where a pupil requires an inhaler for use in school:

‘All medicines must be clearly labelled with the child's name, dose, frequency and the name of the medication’;
and that:
‘Parents/guardians undertake to update the school with any changes in routine, use or dosage, or emergency medication, and to maintain an in date supply of the prescribed medication.’

Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions Policy

First Aid

Minor Injury to heads procedure

Healthy Eyes

Focus of your child's eye health - Advice Leaflet from LOC

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Anti-Bullying

We are committed to providing a caring, friendly and safe environment for all of our pupils so they can learn in a relaxed and secure atmosphere.

Ofsted Report 2012

'They (the children) show a keen understanding of different types of bullying, but they, as well as their parents and carers, say that no bullying of any kind is tolerated and that, if any were to occur, they are confident that teachers would take swift and appropriate action.'

More information:

Anti-Bullying Information

Anti-Bullying Policy

Behaviour Policy

Beyond Bullying Presentation

Fleckney School's Anti Bullying Charter

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Staying Safe online

At Fleckney we believe that the internet is a great place to learn and should
always be fun to use. We believe it is important to get the right messages across at this young age and esafety lessons cover all aspects of safely accessing the internet including the use of email and mobile technology.

Ofsted Report 2012

'Pupils show an excellent understanding of how to keep themselves safe in a range of situations, including on the internet.'

More information:

CEOP - Keeping your child safe online

Childnet advice on Snapchat's new Snap Map feature

E-safety information and online resources

Responsible internet use

ICT, Images and Local Visits Information and Permission

Supporting young people online

Useful E-safety internet resources

Y6 E-safety surveys: February 2014 | February 2016 | February 2017

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