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, Mr Kevin Pratt. 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).

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 2021

COVID-19 school closure and reopening arrangements for Safeguarding and Child Protection 

COVID-19 Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy Appendix 3 (Jan 2021)

Safeguarding Team

Governor Lead:  Dave Hawton
Nominated Lead Member of Staff:  Kevin Pratt
Nominated Deputy Lead Member of Staff:  Danielle Donovan & Kat Baker 

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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Mischievous Monsters Project

12 Feb 2021

Our Mischievous Monsters Project is complete! Inspired by the new books, characters and the illustrations, the children have created their very own monsters. We absolutely love both of the books so fa...

Three Little Pigs

12 Feb 2021

The Three Little Pigs... or The Three Little Snakes, Mice or Zebras? Robins Class have been learning about Traditional Tales. Through role play, sequencing and talk, the children have each written the...

Islamic Pattern Art

10 Feb 2021

This afternoon, we completed our Islamic Pattern art learning with a final piece. The children had spent time learning about line, pattern, repetition and colour. Today, we used printing to repeat our...

The Great Fire of London

09 Feb 2021

What a day! Robins class travelled back in time to 1666 when the Great Fire of London took place. They have made bread, written diaries using quills and made wigs just like Samuel Pepys. The day ended...

Our Temporary Move

05 Feb 2021

Monday morning sees Membury Primary officially moving into the village hall for their next half term. Our school is getting a brand new roof! So for the meantime, school looks a little different but w...

Phoenix of Persia

02 Feb 2021

It wasn't any old Tuesday at Membury Primary... Today the phoenix's invaded the playground and churchyard! Our KS2 children, inspired by the book 'Phoenix of Persia', have created their own phoenix pu...

Great Fire of London

28 Jan 2021

Robins Class are learning about the Great Fire of London this half term. They've made some fantastic houses, had a go at thatching a roof and looked at how fire spreads. The next task is to find out w...

Forest School

26 Jan 2021

A wet and wonderful forest school today. There was still plenty of ice to be found but the bugs were hiding away! Well done to this member of Owl Class for showing a good attitude and progress in thei...

Snow in Membury

25 Jan 2021

We couldn't resist playing in the untouched snow on the playground this morning. The children created a volcano, that even erupted ice water, and a snow heart to shower our playground with kindness....

Merry Christmas

18 Dec 2020

Membury Primary Academy wish everyone a very merry Christmas! Thank you for the support and kindness you have given us this year. We look forward to 2021! Stay safe this holiday. {! sz_gallery_by_id...