Headteacher: Tracy Watson Email: overfieldsadmin@overfieldsprimary.org.uk Telephone: 01642 314548

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Safety On Our Site

Overfields Primary School shares a site with Rosedene Private Day Nursery and Ormesby Children’s Centre. This means that there are lots of visitors coming onto site and the safety and safeguarding of our pupils and their families is paramount.

Our school building  is fully enclosed by a security fence and locked gates. No external doors can be opened from the outside. Staff have a fob system to enter the building and the main entrance has a security device and CCTV.  The building is fully alarmed.

Parents & Carers visiting school

All Parents, carers and visitors must enter school through the main reception where they will be asked to sign in. School use signing in procedures dependent on the nature of the visit and the amount of people visiting. 

Pupils arriving late / needing to be collected during the school day

Pupils coming late to school will have to be signed in by a parent at the main office. Any pupils leaving school for an appointment will need to be signed out.

A responsible adult ( over the age of 18) must bring children to school and collect children at the end of the school day. Parents must inform the class teacher or the school office if someone different is collecting their child or arrangements have been put in place for another school  parent to collect them.

Only Year 5 and Year 6 may walk to and from school unaccompanied providing a consent form has been completed. However if a club or activity has a late finish,  school will request that Y5 /Y6 pupils are also collected.

Parking on site

There is no parent parking on site. School request that parents and visitors park in the car parks off Daisy Lane and Allendale Road and are respectful of the residents who live in close proximity to the school entrance.

School have 1 disabled parking bay which any disabled visitor to  the site may have access to.

Any visitor will have to use the speaker system at the vehicle barrier to request vehicle access on site.

Pedestrian Access

School have 3 access gates opened  at the start / end of the day. These are kept locked during the school day. We request that pedestrians use the paths and keep their children off the roads and  grassed banks on site.

Our Crossing Patrol on Allendale Road operates from 8.30 – 8.50am and from 2.55 – 3.10pm directly outside school and then moves down to St Gabriel’s . There is no crossing patrol available at lunchtime or for after school clubs.

Dogs are not permitted on the school site, except with the permission of the headteacher.

We are a non-smoking site.   The consumption of alcohol is not permitted on any part of the site.

Children wishing to travel to school by bike or scooter  should first complete a  consent form. Any cyclists or scooter users need to dismount prior to entering the site.  Bikes and scooters may be kept in our bike store during the school day but school accept no responsibility for them.


Educational Visits

Educational visits are carefully planned by class teachers  in accordance with our Ironstone Educational Visits policy. A pre-visit and risk assessment is always undertaken. You will be asked for your written permission at the beginning of the academic year to allow your child to take part in visits and activities off the school site for the year ahead.







Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.