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Important information for school volunteers and visitors


Please read and ask if you have any questions




Acting Executive Headteacher – Mr Simon Beahan


Reception teacher in School House – Mrs Jen Callard


Senior Teacher and Class 1 (Y1 and Y2) teacher – Mrs Linda Berry


Class 2 teacher (Y3 and 4)– Miss Claudie Pattison


Class 3 teacher (Y5 and 6) – Mrs Chantelle Stirling


School Business Officer – Mrs Nell Wakerley


Teaching Assistants –  Mrs Sue Ridgeway, Mrs Julie Cain, Mrs Jo Wilson, Mrs Kelli Allen


Midday Supervisors – Mrs Kelli Allen, Mrs Sue Ridgeway, Mrs Julie Cain


Extra Time Sports Coaches – Mr Tom Ellison, Mr Ollie Rhodes


Cleaner in Charge – Mrs Carol Wilson


School Cooks – Mrs Carol Wilson


Chair of Governors – Mrs Jane Taylor


Vice Chair of Governors – Mr George Wolfe




The health and safety of every person at Curbar Primary School is very important to us so please read the following information carefully.

If you have any concerns about a health and safety issue while visiting our school please do not hesitate to speak to a member of staff and your concerns will be raised with the Headteacher (Simon Beahan) or our School Business Officer (Suzanne Cass).

Health and Safety is everyone’s responsibility!




All teaching and support staff are basic first aid trained. Mrs Berry and Mrs Callard are paediatric first aid qualified. In the event of an injury or accident, call for assistance from a member of staff.  If the child is able to walk, calmly take them to the first aid point, outside the pupil toilets.

Please make the school aware of any medical needs you may have when you sign in at the school office.




If, at any point, during your visit to our school you have a concern regarding child protection please raise your concern immediately with our Designated Safeguarding Lead (Simon Beahan) or the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (Claudie Pattison).

If you suspect a child is being abused or at risk of being abused in any way, it is your duty to tell the designated Designated Safeguarding Lead or Deputy.

Signs of abuse may include:

  • Change in personality (withdrawn, tearful, naughty).
  • Visible marks, bruises, cuts and burns.

A child may disclose information to you. You should:

  • Listen very carefully but say that you will need to tell someone.
  • NOT ask leading questions.
  • Make a note straight away after the conversation (date and sign it).
  • Immediately inform the DSL or Deputy DSL.
  • Keep all information confidential.



  • Please ensure all areas of the playground are supervised and all pupils are visible.
  • Remind children to play calmly and sensibly considering the needs of others.
  • Children must only play with proper play equipment and use it safely.
  • Any adult on playtime duty should report any health and safety concerns to staff.
  • Strangers at the boundary should be challenged – report this to a member of staff.
  • Please ensure the pupils are reminded to follow the ‘Curbar Code’.

We must always:

  • Be ready for learning and always try our best (Be Aware)
  • Care for ourselves and each other (Share)
  • Care for our school (Care)




Bulying is not tolerated at Curbar Primary School. All racial, homophobic and incidents related to disability must be reported to the Head Teacher immediately.

Any sexualised or any other particularly concerning behaviour should be reported to the class teacher.

If you have any concerns regarding bullying behaviour, inform a member of staff.




In the event of an emergency or the fire alarm sounding please follow these procedures:


  • Break glass on nearest fire point: by the front door; in the corridor outside the pupil toilets; two points in class 2; on landing of attic; in cloakroom of Beehive; near rear door in School House; on landing in School House.
  • Evacuation should be via the nearest safe exit: main entrance at front, door onto yard in class 1, door onto yard near pupil toilets, two exits in the Beehive, front and rear door in school house.
  • All persons to leave the building by marked exits in a quiet and orderly manner.
  • Do not collect personal belongings.
  • All persons to assemble by the wall adjacent to the playground or alternatively by the main entrance to All Saint’s Church.
  • The office to contact the emergency services and take registers outside
  • Do not re-enter the building.
  • Fire extinguishers are sited at the following locations: by the door of the staffroom; on the landing outside the attic room; in the school kitchen; in the boiler house; in the cloakroom of the Beehive; on the landing of school house.




  • Be ready to respond to any potential hazard in and around the school.
  • Maintain a calm manner during the incident.
  • Follow the instructions of the head teacher and senior staff.
  • Do not speak to any members of the media or use your phone unless directed to do so.




  • All visitors must sign in and out at the school office. Please wear the lanyard with a sticker.
  • Visitors who do not have DBS clearance must be supervised by a member of staff at all times .
  • Please ensure any hot drinks are contained in a protected mug.
  • Please ensure your mobile phone is not used in the school building.
  • We expect every visitor to conduct themselves professionally at all times.
  • Please treat our staff and pupils with respect.
  • Confidentiality is vital; please be aware of who is about when you may be having a discussion of a confidential nature.
  • If at any point you are concerned or worried about something you have seen or heard please speak to the Headteacher, or a member of staff, so that we can take appropriate and immediate action.


We hope that you enjoy your visit to Curbar Primary School. We are always keen to hear what you have enjoyed about visiting our school and if you have any recommendations about we can improve further, let us know!



Email: enquiries@curbar.derbyshire.sch.uk

Telephone: 01433 620266

Curbar Primary School

Calver Bridge


Hope Valley


S32 3XA    






School Contact Details

Calver Bridge, Calver, Hope Valley.

Derbyshire, S323XA

E: enquiries@curbar.derbyshire.sch.uk

T: 01433630266


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