The Pupil safety committee are a small group of year 6 pupils chosen by school staff to work alongside the Safeguarding Leads in school.
Their role is to provide a strong pupil voice in safeguarding policy and procedure, representing and supporting their peers, promoting all aspects of keeping safe, producing child friendly versions of documents and gathering views, ideas and concerns
The group have been commended on their professionalism from outside agencies who they have spoken to.
They are looking forward to speaking to Safeguarding leads from schools across the DHMAT at an upcoming conference.
Plan for the year
- Committee to produce a safety questionnaire for pupils of different ages- examine the results and record data.
- Source worry boxes for each class and set out rules for use
- Revisit safety on line with all classes (class visit including Q and A – procedures to keep safe posters including safe word for younger pupils).
- Produce school plan of where pupils feel safest at school.
- Pupils to review behaviour policy and make amendments.
- Develop a page for the school website and school noticeboard which explains their role and what they have achieved.
- Audit all activities in school which promote safety.
- Produce a child friendly poster which explains what peer on peer abuse is and what a child can do to get help. Present this to pupils in Key stage assemblies.
- Update parents each half term via the newsletter on their work.
- Produce a safety quiz for different age groups in school and deliver to each class.
Identify year 5 pupils who would be suitable to work on the committee in 2022-23.