All adults within the school environment, either employer , employee or volunteer has to be DBS checked. There is sufficient staff members within the school (classrooms, offices and lunchtime supervisors)
All gates with access to the outside of the school are locked during school hours to prevent the pupils leaving unauthorised. Also no one would be able to gain access to the school unless via the main entrance.
There are always first aiders within the school. Regular courses are run so those who aren’t qualified can obtain qualification.
In 1974 Health ans Safety Act was put in place as a piece of legislation that affects Health and Safety in school. Every organisation and individual working in it is required to ensure that they report any hazards, follow school procedures making sure that pupils are safe and staff alike and ensure the equipment is appropriate and safe to use.