We follow the procedures set out by UK statutory guidance and take account of guidance issued by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (in particular Safeguarding Children, Keeping Children Safe In Education 2018 and Safer Recruitment in Education 2007)
If you want to know more about our procedures, please speak to one of the following:
Whilst lots of parents and carers really enjoy seeing photos and videos of their children’s school life we are very mindful of our duty of care towards all our pupils. We take the issue of safeguarding very seriously and this includes the use of photographic and video images.
Any photographs or videos taken by parents, carers and relatives at school productions, sports days or other events are for the enjoyment of individual families. They must not be used in any way that could potentially place a child at risk. This would include publishing images in any form of print or on the internet including social networking sites. This is emphasised before concerts and shows etc and where practical a record of parents and relatives taking photographs or videos is made.
We understand that in exceptional circumstances a parent or carer may not wish their child to be photographed or videoed in this way. If this is the case then please contact the headteacher to discuss how this can be best achieved.
Occasionally, the local press will be invited to take photographs of school events and special achievements. We like to use photographs of our children on our website, in school documents, for parent information meetings, newsletters and on our display screens around the school. If you do not wish photographs of your child to be used for these purposes, then please contact the Headteacher.
If you are worried about a child’s safety please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Connor or Mr Rossall.
Please refer to the links below to give you all the needed information about Safeguarding your children:
#DITTO is a free online safety (e-safety) magazine for schools, organisations and parents to keep you up to date with risks, issues, advice and guidance related to keeping children safe online, with a view to enjoying and learning about technology. A new edition is released approx. every 6 weeks.
There are several elements to Internet Safety that we teach at NCBIS:
You will have been asked to fill out our ‘Acceptable Use Policy’ when your child started at NCBIS. This details some of the ways in which we encourage children to behave, and outlines our rules for safe use of technology. We also ask your permission for the use of photos and video on the website and in other places.
In the primary school, we teach all the strands of online safety from Years 1-6 in stand-alone dedicated online safety lessons. To view which elements of online safety are taught at which age, please click on the required year group.
At NCBIS we really value the support and engagement we receive from our parent community. It is really important to us that parents and carers work together with us to ensure children stay safe in their use of technology at home as well as at school. When we talk about online-safety, we are not just talking referring to using the internet. We are talking about the use of computers, games consoles (such as Xbox or PS), mobile phones, televisions, tablets (such as the iPad) and many other things.
Talk to your child about what to do if they see content that worries or upsets them. Let them know they can talk to you, or another trusted adult, without getting in trouble if they do come across something that worries them.
If your child does see or do something, or meet someone online that worries them, they will be looking for your support. Try not to overreact if they tell you about something that has happened to them.
Online Saftey- KS1 Film : ‘Lee & Kim’ Cartoon Suitable 5 yrs 7 yrs
Online Saftey- KS2 : ‘Jigsaw’ Suitable for 8 yrs – 10 yrs
Online Safety- KS3 Film : ‘Consequences’ Suitable for 11 yrs – 16 yrs