St John's

Catholic Primary School

At St John's we grow and learn in the footsteps of Jesus.

Health and Safety

The safety of the children in school is of paramount importance to all staff. The need for care both inside and outside the school is emphasised frequently. Teaching about health and safety is incorporated in the curriculum. The road safety team visit the school regularly. The school accesses other resources eg. fire safety, police when they link with topics. Pupils in Years 6 have specific bike safety training through the Bikeability programme. The school has a Policy and Scheme of Work for Drugs Education (EPR).


The school has extensive risk assessments for areas used for play and physical activity. Health and Safety Risk Assessments are carried out on an annual basis. The Fire Risk Assessment and Health and Safety Policy are reviewed annually.