• Opening Hours 7:30 - 15:30

Phone+20225657115

Emailinfo@ncbis.co.uk

Our LocationRoad 17, 1st District, 3rd Zone, 5th Settlement, New Cairo, Egypt

Safeguarding and Online Safety

NCBIS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and well-being of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent, effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school .

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)  

 

School Safeguarding Team

If you want to know more about our procedures, please speak to one of the following:

Tracy Connor, Designated Safeguard Lead and Deputy Head of Primary tracy.connor@ncbis.co.uk
Kevin Rossall, Designated Safeguard Lead and Deputy Head of Secondary kevin.rossall@ncbis.co.uk

Cause for Concern

Our first priority is, of course, our student’s welfare and school is required to take any reasonable action to ensure the safety of its pupils. However there may be occasions when we have reason to be concerned that a child may be subject to ill-treatment, neglect or other forms of abuse. We will ensure that our concerns about a child are discussed with his/her parents/carers first, unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the child’s welfare. In this case school will follow the Child Protection procedures outlined by the Uk statutory guidelines. 

Photographs and Videos

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:

Information sharing Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers

Keeping children safe in education Statutory guidance for schools and colleges Part 1: Information for all school and college staff

Working Together to Safeguard Children A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children

Keeping children safe in education Statutory guidance for schools and colleges September 2018

The Prevent duty Departmental advice for schools and childcare providers June 2015

A Parents guide to Safeguarding at NCBIS

NCBIS Safeguarding and Protection Policy 2018-2020

NCBIS Voicing Concerns Guidance 2018-2019 (6)

#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.

DITTO Online Saftey Magazine Edition15 October2018