As part of our ongoing safeguarding and child protection duties we fully support the Government's PREVENT Strategy.
From 1 July 2015, all schools are subject to a duty under section 26 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015, in the exercise of their functions, to have “due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”. This duty is known as the PREVENT Duty for Schools.
PREVENT at Queen's Park
At Queen's Park, we build pupils’ resilience to radicalisation by promoting our core Christian values of Love, Respect, Honesty, Trust and Forgiveness and through teaching fundamental British values.
Designated PREVENT Leads
The Designated PREVENT Lead for Queen's Park Primary School is Mrs M. Leadbetter. The Deputy Designated PREVENT Lead for Queen's Park Primary School is Mrs. J.Kellett and our PREVENT Governor is Mrs K. Devine.
The statutory guidance refers to the importance of PREVENT awareness training to equip staff to identify children at risk of being drawn into terrorism and to challenge extremist ideas.
All our staff are currently receiving online training sessions on what PREVENT is about and how to deal with any issues they may see inside or outside school. The Designated Lead has also completed the the full training on PREVENT
Key Policies and Documents
Please see below for our PREVENT Policy and other useful documents and web addresses.