Ofsted Inspectors say that there is a "culture of care" in our school. Pupils enjoy school; they feel safe and well cared for by their teachers.
Brightwalton School takes seriously its responsibility to protect and safeguard the welfare of children and young people in its care.
‘Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined as: protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.' Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021
The Governors have appointed Mrs Janet Patterson as the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the school. The school uses CPOMS to record and manage its safeguarding information and our policy document can be read below.