Visitors to School Guidelines

In order to ensure the safety of our pupils, staff and visitors we are require all visitors and contractors to follow the guidelines below.

Covid 19

Please ensure you have sanitised your hands on entry to the school building 

Please wear a mask at all times

Please sign it at reception and show evidence of a negative lateral flow test

Health and Safety

All visitors are the responsibility of the member of staff they are visiting.

Please report all accidents or unsafe situations, however small, to your site contact immediately.


We all have a duty to keep children safe at Palatine school. If you have any concerns about children’s wellbeing please speak to Charlotte Howting or Frances Hodges, Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) or Catriona Goldsmith or Kaarina Dougherty, Deputy DSL.

Fire Safety

If you spot a fire please activate the nearest red fire call point or alert a member of staff.

In the event of the fire alarm sounding please evacuate the building via the safest and nearest exit.

It is essential that you proceed to the assembly point which is located on the field at the front of the school (on the left) so that we know that you are safely out of the building.

Contractor Information
All contractors must be CHAS certified. If you are a contractor please ensure that you do not commence any works until you have seen the Premises Officer and read through the Asbestos Management Plan. Any works that are intrusive must not be undertaken unless intrusive asbestos inspections of the area have been undertaken.

You must provide a Hot Work Permit for any welding or hot works undertaken in our buildings. Please show this to the Premises Officer before starting any works. All contractors must supply and use their own equipment. Any electrical equipment should have current P.A.T tests.

Contrator Information – continued

Site specific risk assessments and method statements must be in place prior to works commencing.

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