Safety and Security 

The safety and security of our pupils is paramount.  We encourage all parents to ensure the safety of children before and after school by parking safely and walking to the nearside pavement .  The school is securely fenced and access to the building is restricted to one gate that is linked to the school office via intercom.

We have an electronic signing in system.   On sign in visitors are provided with a photo ID badge attached to a coloured lanyard.

We have a colour coded safeguarding procedure. All staff wear blue lanyards with ‘staff’ printed on and red lanyards are for visitors who are not DBS checked and who must be chaperoned/supervised in the school building.

Child Protection 

The school is required to take reasonable action to ensure the safety of all pupils.  If the school has concerns about a child we are obliged to follow specified Child Protection Procedures from Liverpool City Council and this may include a referral to Social Services.


Pupils at Northcote have a very good understanding of the standards and expectations of behaviour at Northcote Primary School.  Good behaviour is encouraged and rewarded with regular awards being given at our weekly praise assembly.

When incidents of inappropriate behaviour occur, school staff follow clear steps which consist of verbal warnings and then written warnings if bad behaviour continues.  Throughout the day members of SLT enter classrooms and reward children who have been consistently well behaved.

On occasions we may need to discuss behaviour with parents and carers and next steps will be decided.

We expect all pupils to wear full school uniform and share our pride in our school.

See our Behaviour and Anti-bullying policies for further information.