Traffic & Pedestrian Policy

 

Who are we QINES is an inclusive school that nurtures curiosity, creativity and global awareness through an inspiring, broad and engaging curriculum. Children learn to become resilient and respectful in an environment where each child is challenged and encouraged to thrive and achieve as an individual.

Mission Statement: To provide high quality childcare learning in a safe and clean environment

Our Vision: Empowering pupils to become confident compassionate and internationally minded learners.

The aim of this policy is to minimise, as far as possible, the health and safety risk to all users (staff, pupils, parents and visitors) of the school site. By having clear guidelines in place on traffic management, it is also hoped that drop off and collection of children will be a smooth and safe.

The role of staff with own vehicles

  • to restrict speed in the immediate vicinity of school and on the school site
  • be vigilant of pedestrians and other vehicles
  • to park in designated staff spaces (behind the admin building)
  • to ensure that no valuable items are left in their vehicle

The role of the transport company (school trips & excursions)

  • to restrict speed in the immediate vicinity of school and on the school site
  • to be vigilant of pedestrians and other vehicles
  • to remain outside the school gates until the time of the trip, unless otherwise advised by the Head of School or Operations Manager.

The role of the parents and visitors in their own vehicles

  • to restrict speed in the immediate vicinity of school and on the school site
  • be vigilant of pedestrians and other vehicles
  • to take into account the safety of others and their vehicles when parking
  • to follow the directions of the security & ground staff when parking or entering the school site
  • to park in designated parking spaces outside the school gates
  • to park in designated parking spaces inside the school gate after security checks,
  • to drop off/collect their children in the ‘’drop off’’ zone

The role of pedestrians

  • be vigilant of traffic in the vicinity of school and in school parking area
  • to use the designated safe walk-ways and follow the rules of crossing a road
  • to use the pedestrian gate entrance/exit during 7:30am – 6pm (Monday to Friday)
  • to ensure that young children hold hands with an adult at all times School drop off and pick up’s In order to ensure the safety of our children, pedestrians and other road users, during drop off and pick up times all vehicles should approach the school from Manchester road only, which should be on your left hand side.

Damage to vehicles

  • The school will not be responsible for claims relating to damage or theft from vehicles on the site or in parking places outside the school site. If the owner/driver feels that the school has been negligent in any way then the matter should be reported to the Operations Manager immediately for further investigation and mediation. The school will only have a responsibility if proved to be negligent in any way. Compliance All site users are expected to comply with this policy. Persistent offenders will be banned from bringing vehicles onto the school site.

 

Management  Committee 2021©