Pupil & Parent Voice about Safety at OGPS?

What do pupils and parents say about safety at OGPS?

Parent Survey Results July 2022Pupil Survey Results October 2022
My child is happy at this school 97% AGREE (3% stated-Don't Know)Is OGPS a caring school? 96% YES
My child feels safe at this school 100% AGREEDo you feel safe at school? 93% YES
The school make sure its pupils are well behaved 95% AGREE (5% stated-Don't Know)
Is there an adult you can go to if you have problems? 91% YES
The school responds well to any concerns I raise 94% AGREE

The school supports my child's wider personal development 93% AGREE

What do our pupils have to say about Oliver Goldsmith Primary School....

When asked about their views on safety at school, here is what a group of children from reception to year six told some governors...

Q: How safe do you feel at school, with 1 being not safe and 10 being very safe?

A: "10, 9, 10, 10 , 10, 10, 10, 10, 10"

Q: How safe do you feel in our classroom, with 1 being not safe and 10 being very safe?

A: "10, 10, 10, 10, 10, 10, 10, 10 , 10, 10"

Q: How safe do you feel in the playground, with 1 being not safe and 10 being very safe?

A: "9, 9, 10, 9, 8, 9, 10, 8, 9"

Q: Why didn't you choose 10 for the playground?

A: "You can get hurt outside, sometimes people fall over or have accidents, sometimes you might get hit by someone playing with some equipment".

Q: How do you learn at school about staying safe?

  • A: "In assemblies, we know that if we are sad or see someone sad we should tell an adult or talk to a peer mentor."
  • A: "If you are hurt, tell a teacher or adult, Mrs. Dean or Mr. Simmons, they will help you".
  • A: "If you fall down, people help you to get you and take you to welfare."
  • A: "Our ICT teacher tells us how to be safe on computers by not sharing our names or details."
  • A: "We should stay away from dangerous stuff like fires."

Q: Who can you talk to in the school if you have a problem?

  • A: "Any member of staff or Mr. Simmons."
  • A: "Teachers, adults or other member of staff."
  • A: "Lunchtime teachers will help you if you have a problem."

Q: Is bullying a problem in the school?

  • A: "No, its not a problem, we don't have bullies here. We do have anti-bullying week which tells everyone not to bully."
  • A: "We know to tell a teacher t make it better if we do have a problem."

Q: Any other comments you would like to make about feeling safe at OGPS: (taken from Oct 2022 survey)

  • This school is very caring and every teacher makes sure we are sensible.
  • Everyone is really supportive so it is an amazing place to go to.
  • I feel as if the school is already a very safe environment and we do not need to use extra measures to keep children safe.
  • The school has safe equipment and the teachers are very caring.
  • I like our school a lot.