Cleve House International School & Preschool takes safeguarding very seriously. It is everybody’s responsibility to act if they feel that a child is not being cared for properly or being put at risk. If you suspect that a child is at risk or being harmed please contact either Clare Fraser, the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL), Zoe Riach Deputy DSL or Karen Ashe Deputy DSL. Any conversations will be dealt with sensitively and confidentially.
You can find our policies related to Safeguarding here: https://clevehouseschool.com/policies/
You can also find our ‘Child Friendly’ Policy below:
E Safety Officer: Clare Fraser/ Juliet Taylor
Children at Cleve House International School and Preschool use the internet on a regular basis as part of their learning. In school we have regular E-Safety activities to remind children of the importance of keeping themselves safe online. When using the computer room children are continually reminded of how to keep themselves safe and get the best from the amazing resources of the internet. We use NetSupport to help us monitor the use of the internet and immediately alerts us to any inappropriate content.
The Prevent Strategy
Cleve House International School & Preschool takes its Prevent duty very seriously. The Prevent duty became law back in 2015. This is a duty on all schools and registered early years providers to have due regard to preventing people being drawn into terrorism. In order to protect children in our care, we must be alert to any reason for concern in the child’s life at home or elsewhere.
You can find more information here:
Cleve House International School defines Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) as, ‘the teaching of age-appropriate Relationship and Sex education’, as part of the School’s Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE) curriculum.
The curriculum complies with government regulations for the teaching of RSE and has been heavily influenced by the recommendations made by the PSHE Association. Cleve House International School ensures that every pupil at the School is provided with relationships education as part of the PSHE curriculum, and that pupils are provided with age-appropriate sex education. However, parents may in certain circumstances have the right to withdraw their child from some or all of the sex education curriculum. More information on this is set out in pour RSE policy. A copy of this policy, alongside the PSHE policy is shared with parents during annual PSHE parent consultations, on the school website and is available, free of charge on request from the School Office.
Before the publication of any material changes to the RSE policy and RSE schemes of work, parents are informed, and feedback is welcomed. We aim to build knowledge and life skills over time, in a way that prepares pupils for issues they may soon face. We believe that RSE is important, as it will equip our pupils with the skills they require in the future, to be happy and healthy individuals.
Our overarching aim is for pupils to learn vital life skills in a safe school environment. The School believes that home and school should work together to provide vital skills and knowledge for all our pupils. Therefore, where possible, Cleve House International School will offer advice to parents, so they can support their children with RSE learning.
Should you have further questions, please contact our PSHE and RSE Lead Michelle Jones or speak to Mrs Fraser.