Safeguarding

We recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all pupils. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice. The Senior Designated Officer (SDO) is the Head of School, Ms Tracey Leganski. The safeguarding lead governor is Dave Hawton. For a copy of the School’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy please click on the link below, or the policies link under the information tab above.The procedures contained in this policy apply to all staff and governors and are consistent with those of the Devon Safeguarding Children Board (DSCB).

e-safety Statement

At Membury Primary we are committed to the use of computer technologies and recognise the Internet as a valuable tool for learners of all ages. We acknowledge that computers and the internet do have the potential for inappropriate use and access to undesirable material and that we have a duty of care to protect our pupils.

All pupils use computer facilities, including the internet, as an essential part of the curriculum and to support learning opportunities within the school. There are well publicised concerns regarding access to materials on the internet that would be unsuitable for pupils. The school takes reasonable steps to minimise the access to unsuitable material by ensuring supervised usage of the internet alongside a filtered internet service provider which prevents access to specific internet sites.

For more information about e-safety, or any other safeguarding issue, please see the information board by the school office, or use the links below.

Prevent Duty

In July 2015, the Government published advice for Governing bodies, school leaders and school staff. The advice explained what the Prevent Duty means for school and how schools should demonstate compliance with the duty.

The Prevent Duty is part of the school's safeguarding procedures and practices. The leaflet below has been created on preventing terrorism and radicalisation within our Communities.

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Plastic Pollution

26 Nov 2020

Within our mission to become a plastic free school with surfers against sewage we have been creating posters today to raise awareness about the impact that plastic pollution has on our planet. Follow...

The Floor is Lava

25 Nov 2020

You wouldn't believe what happened at lunchtime today...The floor became lave! Luckily, the Membury children had some resourses to get them through. Great teamwork!

Running

23 Nov 2020

The children love our weekly run around the village and you wouldn't believe the improvements we're seeing in their endurance and speed.

Children in Need

13 Nov 2020

Today we took part in the Chilren in Need fundraiser. We started the day making our Pudsey ears and some of us kept them on all day.

Firework Art

11 Nov 2020

In English this week Robin class have been learning about fireworks. We discussed what 'Bonfire night' meant and we watched a firework display on the whiteboard. We had fun creating our own firework d...

Remembrance Service

11 Nov 2020

Today we held a Remembrance service together.

Mosaics

10 Nov 2020

Owl class are preparing to create their own mosaic. Their inspriration comes from the Romans.

Food Bank

04 Nov 2020

At Membury we like to be thinking of others and showing our local community that we care. This week we took some time to learn about our local food bank and the impact that it can have on the lives of...

Weaving Willow

04 Nov 2020

Today in forset school we were learning to weave with willow. We now have a willow wreath each, ready to decorate with poppies for Remembrance Day.

Bushcraft Survival

21 Oct 2020

Forest School got serious today with bushcraft survival skills: denbuilding, fire lighting and of course toasting marshmallows.