The safety and security of all children is of paramount importance and is at the core of all decision making in the school.
School policies on safeguarding are updated on an annual basis.
Mr Kane, the head teacher, is the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the school.
Mrs Harris is the Governor with responsibility for safeguarding at the school.
Deri View Primary is an Operation Encompass School
The school takes part in this project that is run jointly between schools and Gwent Police.
What is Operation Encompass?
Operation Encompass is the reporting to schools, prior to 9am on the next school day, when a child or young person has been exposed to, or involved in, any domestic incident. Operation Encompass will ensure that a member of the school staff, known as a Key Adult, will use the information that has been shared, in confidence, in order to support any children who have been involved in, or exposed to, a domestic abuse incident.
Operation Encompass ensures that a member of the school staff, known as a Key Adult, will use the information that has been shared, in confidence, in order to support any children who have been involved in, or exposed to, a domestic abuse incident.
Deri View – An ACE aware school
At Deri View our mission to make a difference in the lives of the young people that we work with.
Our belief is that happy children learn and we work hard to help develop and improve the well-being of our children as without it they will not make good progress and learn.
What are ACEs?
‘Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are stressful experiences occurring during childhood that directly harm a child (e.g. sexual or physical abuse) or affect the environment in which they live (e.g. growing up in a house with domestic violence)’
Bellis et al 2016
Our Philosophy at Deri View…
Happy children learn
To support the child effectively we must support the family
To support the family effectively, we must support and embrace the community
On site multi-agency support for families and the community supports us in this vision.
This is most effective when we engage with children & their families from a very early age.
By nurturing families and the community in this way we give our pupils the very best chance to achieve. This enables us to mitigate the impact of ACEs and help our children to succeed.
If you are interested in finding out more about ACEs click on one of the links below