KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE IN EDUCATION
This is statutory guidance from the Department for Education. Schools and colleges must have regard to it when carrying out their duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
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Updates from Walsall Council and other schools and settings:
PLEASE BE ADVISED OF THE FOLLOWING CONCERNING INCIDENT
TODAY 18.09.17 A WHITE VAN WITH PARTIAL REGISTRATION NUMBER OF (4OX) OR SIMILAR AND BEING DRIVEN BY A BLACK MALE HAS PULLED UP NEAR TO A SCHOOL CHILD AT A LOCAL BUS STOP AND OFFERED THE CHILD A LIFT. THE CHILD HAS REFUSED AND MADE OFF FOR HOME. THE MALE HAS THEN THREATENED THE CHILD TO COME TO HIS VAN. THE CHILD HAS AGAIN REFUSED AND GONE HOME.
MALE IS DESCRIBED AS BLACK, OF LARGE BUILD, BALD AND CLEAN SHAVEN WEARING BLACK TOP/JUMPER.
WILLENHALL E-ACT ACADEMY
As you will be aware, Short Heath Federation operates a full no smoking site and works hard to promote a smoke free future for all pupils. In light of the increased popularity of electronic cigarettes (sometimes referred to as ‘vapes’ or ‘shisha’ pens) it is now necessary to be clear that the use of these devices on site is not permitted. Electronic cigarettes should not be charged on site as they represent a fire hazard. http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/smoking/Pages/stopsmokingnewhome.aspx provides support for smokers wanting to give up.