At St Mary's Fields Primary School the health and safety, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children is of paramount importance.
See the link below to our Safeguarding Policy.
We regularly monitor a wide range of policies and procedures to ensure we keep up to date with all aspects of safety and safeguarding. We hope that the information on this page will help raise your awareness of how to keep your child safe both 'virtually' and in the community.
Learn more about safety on the internet below:
Parents' Pack for PANTS
There is now a pack available for parents to use, to encourage them to have a conversation that many might feel uncomfortable about having. Information is also for children with a hearing impairment. The link to the parents’ PANTS pack is here:
Child Sexual Exploitation
CSE is a form of child abuse and has to be dealt with as soon as it is spotted. It is key for anyone who has contact with children including family, parents and carers to understand the warning signs and respond immediately. The following information gives an understanding of what CSE is, how to spot the warning signs and who to notify.
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
The NSPCC has set up a FGM helpline, which is free, anonymous and 24/7. If you're worried a child is at risk of, or has had, FGM, call the FGM helpline on: 0800 028 3550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. More information about FGM can be found here.
Domestic Violence and abuse
Leicestershire Police have advice and a Helpline 0808 80 200 28 and services offered by United Against Violence and Abuse (UAVA). Leicestershire Police can also be contacted on 101 (999 in an emergency) for further information and help.