Safety Information for Visitors
Please help us by reading and complying with the guidance below, which is intended to ensure your health and safety whilst at New College Leicester. If you have any questions after reading this, please do not hesitate to ask a member of staff to help you.
Upon arrival, you will be issued with a Safety and Protocol card that we ask you to read and keep with you at all times.
All visitors and contractors coming in to the school must report to Reception.
You will be asked to sign in using our electronic visitor system (clear instructions on how to do this will appear on the screen). A photograph of your face will be taken and a visitor ID pass generated. Please use the plastic holder and visitor lanyard provided and make sure your ID is clearly visible to staff and students.
If you are working unsupervised with students, the school receptionist will ask you to produce your DBS certificate or details thereof, together with proof of identification, ie Passport or driving licence. Without this you may not be granted access.
Upon leaving the school you will need to log out of our visitor system and return the lanyard and holder to reception.
Visitors are prohibited from taking photographs whilst on the school site unless prior agreement has been given.
Fire & Evacuation
If you need first aid or feel unwell please let your host know or speak to a member of school staff.
Health & Safety
Contractors must ensure that they are fully conversant with the safety rules and regulations to be observed by contractors working on site. You will be asked to complete a “Contractors Notes for on Site Work Visits” which is held in our reception area.
As a visitor to our school it is essential that you follow any health and safety guidelines that may apply. By doing so, you will assist us in meeting the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974.
New College Leicester operates a no smoking policy. Please do not smoke anywhere on the school site, this includes the use of electronic cigarettes and vapes.
Safeguarding Guidance for Visitors to the School
Adults visiting or working on the school site play an important part in the life of the school. You can play a part in keeping students safe whilst working at, or visiting, the school by observing the following guidelines:
For further guidance, the school’s child protection policy can be found on the school website under the ‘policies’ tab.
Thank you for helping to keep New College Leicester safe.