Head Lice

Head lice can be a real problem in all schools. Cases of head lice should be reported to the class teacher. Advice on treatment is available from the school nurse, The Health Authority clearly places responsibility for treatment with parents/carers.

Health and Safety

The health and safety of pupils receives a high priority within our school.
Termly risk assessments help support our policy of a safe working environment for all.


All doors are kept locked during the school day, although pupils may exit in case of any emergency.
All visitors must report to the main reception upon arrival in school.


Please do not bring dogs onto the school premises, or tie them to fences which obstruct the pavement where children walk.
No matter how gentle your animal is, children can be easily scared.
Please do not allow your dog to foul the pavement on the route to and from school. Bag it and bin it!


This school is a designated ‘No Smoking Zone’.
Please do not smoke anywhere within the school or the school grounds.
This includes the pavement outside school.

Road Safety

We actively encourage parents/carers and children to walk to school. For safety reasons we ask that:

Cyclists should not ride through school property.
Bicycles may be stored in the cycle racks provided, please note that this is at your own risk, and you should take appropriate steps to ensure that your bike is adequately secured.

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