The Salford Safer Schools Award scheme aims to offer a quality benchmark in security and risk management within schools.
It will prove a school's commitment to the safety of its pupils, staff, visitors and the wider community. Working in partnership with the community, possession of the award will indicate that the school is taking effective steps to tackle safety and security issues, making the school a safer and happier place to be.
The scheme gives schools within Salford the chance to work with specialist teams to improve safety and security in three main areas:
The award can be gained by working through three specified units, choosing a minimum of four activities to complete from each unit and submitting a portfolio of evidence to the school security co-ordinator for assessment.
For example, upon completion of the bronze award, the school can then work towards the silver award and so on, until gold status is achieved and the school can be accredited with the Safer Schools Award.
You will receive an activity pack which will instruct you how to make your school safer and will include:
For further information:
This page was last updated on 8 June 2016