Last Updated: July 17th 2023
Ensuring a Secure Learning Environment for Students
At IPSC, the safety and well-being of our students are our top priorities. We have implemented comprehensive safety protocols to create a secure learning environment where students can thrive academically and personally. These protocols are designed to address various emergency situations and ensure the safety of all individuals within our school community. By familiarizing themselves with these protocols, students can actively contribute to maintaining a safe and secure school environment.
In the event of a fire or any other emergency that requires immediate evacuation, students should follow the instructions of their teachers or designated staff members to gather at the assembly points. Students should remain calm, walk quickly, and avoid running or pushing others during the evacuation process.
During a lockdown situation, students must follow the instructions provided by their teachers or school administrators. Lockdown drills are conducted regularly to ensure that students are familiar with the procedures. Students should stay in the class room which is the designated safe area, remain quiet, and follow any additional instructions given by their teacher.
Severe Weather Preparedness:
In the event of severe weather conditions, such as heavy thunderstorms or winds, students will be directed to move to designated safe areas within the school building. Teachers and staff members will provide guidance and ensure that students are sheltered in the safest possible locations until the weather event has passed. It is important for students to remain calm and follow the instructions of their teachers during these situations.
In the case of a medical emergency, students should immediately notify a teacher or staff member so we can provide first aid and notify parents/guardians to respond to medical emergencies. It is important for parents to provide accurate information about the allergies or communicable disease their child may have.
Reporting Suspicious Activity:
Students play a crucial role in maintaining a safe school environment by reporting any suspicious activity or behavior to a teacher, staff member, or school administrator. If a student witnesses or becomes aware of any potential threat to the safety of themselves or others, it is their responsibility to report it promptly. Confidentiality will be maintained, and students will be protected from any potential retaliation.
Personal Safety Measures:
Students should also take personal safety measures to ensure their own well-being while at school. This includes being aware of their surroundings, avoiding isolated areas, and refraining from engaging in any activities that may pose a risk to themselves or others. Students should also follow any additional safety guidelines provided by their teachers or school administration.
At IPSC, we are committed to providing a safe and secure learning environment for all students. By familiarizing themselves with our school’s safety protocols and actively participating in drills and exercises, students can contribute to the overall safety of our school community. We appreciate the cooperation and vigilance of all students and parents/guardians in adhering to these protocols and helping us maintain a secure environment where everyone can thrive.