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 Free School

06 Oct 2020

Membury Primary Academy started their journey to becoming a plastic free school today! It is amazing to see the children so engaged in this pupil-led project. It is only the beginning for us but a big...

Bug Hunting

30 Sep 2020

A wet and wonderful Forest School afternoon. The children were lucky enough to visit a local garden to go bug hunting, learn about growing vegetables and composting. They warmed up with hot chocolate...

Chester Zoo

28 Sep 2020

We were hooked on Chester Zoo's virtual visits and today it led us into designing and building our own Membury Zoo. The children used what they knew about habitats, animal classification and animal he...

Here We Are

25 Sep 2020

Here at Membury Primary we have spent the afternoon reflecting on our 'Here we are' scrapbooks. This unit of work has been excellent for bringing us togther to talk about the planet we live on. Owl Cl...

Forest School

23 Sep 2020

Robin and Owl class love Wednesday afternoons when they get to learn new skills at Forset School. We are so lucky to have this provision weekly, all year round!

Remembrance Service

11 Nov 2019

Alex and Amelia represented Membury Primary today at the Minster Remembrance service. They were joined by children from other schools to lay crosses and wreaths in memory of all who served for their c...

Bubbles in Robins

28 Jun 2019

Robin class have been learning about bubbles and enjoyed creating their own. Please see attached pictures Bubble Pictures

Viking Shields

15 Feb 2019

Owl Class has had lots of fun making Viking shields. We learned all about Viking Raiders who raided parts of England, and relied upon their shields for protection. We made shields from cardboard, milk...

Year 4 Hooke Court

21 Nov 2018

Our Year 4 children, Mrs Cowan and Mrs Adair have all safely arrived at Hooke Court. They have had chance to settle into their rooms and make their beds before having lunch and beginning the first of...

Forest School Magic

13 Nov 2018

This week has been a very busy week for Owl Class. On Tuesday afternoon Owl Class traveled across to Chardstock for the fortnightly forest school lesson. This week we looked at the colours all around...