If you have any concerns or queries regarding safeguarding please contact Mrs Luxon. In her absence please contact Mr Coombs, Mrs Mitchell or Mrs Bowman. They are St George’s safeguarding officers.
Safeguarding is the responsibility of everyone at St George’s Primary School. Our dedicated staff have regular training in relation to both Special Educational Needs and Safeguarding / Child protection.
As a member of the public, you can ask for advice or refer a concern to the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) yourself: Tel 01202 228866.
If you have any concerns about a staff member, contact the Headteacher.
The Local Area Designated Officer (LADO) at Dorset County Council. Tel: 01305 228327
Lateral Flow Tests:
If you are a parent of a child in school or you provide childcare you can apply for a pack of bi weekly Lateral Flow Tests which can be posted to yiu or collected from the Swannery car park. Click here:
The below link takes you to a Government pages with a variety of links to many different resources. They are split into Secondary, Primary etc.
This page contains different resources available to help with E-safety. We will also post guidance, our E-safety policy and activities that you may find useful. If you have any queries or would like to discuss E-safety you can contact our Safe-Guarding team or Mr Wilson (E-safety leader, EPICT qualified).
E-safety can be defined as the safe and responsible use of technology and is as much about behaviour as it is security.
E-Safety Policy 2019– this policy outlines the schools approach to E-safety.
Below are two guides – one referring catfishing, the other about age ratings.
Below are links to websites that provide support, advice and resources.
- Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online
- Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations
- Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support
- Internet Matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world
- London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online
- Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC and O2, including a guide to social networks, apps and games
- Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
- UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services
Government has also provided:
- support for parents and carers to keep children safe from online harms, includes advice about specific harms such as online child sexual abuse, sexting, and cyberbullying
- support to stay safe online includes security and privacy settings, blocking unsuitable content, and parental controls.
At St. George’s Primary School we believe that all children have the right to be safe and happy at all times. We know that a school free from bullying is a school where each child can flourish and make the most of their learning and their play.
Representatives from the School Council attend the annual Anti-Bullying and E-Safety Conference.
The children helped contribute to the writing of this policy.
Please follow the link to see some informative videos: