Pastoral and Social Support
At Acre Rigg Infant School, all our staff reinforce the philosophy and ethos of the school. As a ‘Healthy School’, we promote the health, safety and well-being of our children.
We wish our children to feel happy and secure in whatever activity they are taking part. Our children are supervised at all times, and we place great emphasis on the welfare and well-being of the children in our care.
All our children should feel able to talk freely and openly to any member of staff, if they have any worries or problems of any kind on a work or personal level. Staff respond to children in an appropriate manner, offering advice, support, guidance and reassurance in conjunction with our other policies, including our Child Protection Policy.
Several members of staff are trained in specific medical procedures for children with identified needs. Almost all staff have some form of First Aid training, from basic to enhanced. Staff are also trained in delivering medicines in school.
The SENCO works closely with families to ensure all medical needs are catered for