Safeguarding Policy

Dyffryn School is committed to providing a safe and secure school for all who work, study or visit here.  The Safeguarding Policy consists of several policies which help ensure all aspects of learners’ health and safety including:-

  • Child protection
  • Bullying and Racist abuse
  • Drug and substance misuse
  • Use of Physical intervention
  • Meeting learners medical needs (Safe Working Practices)
  • Safe Working Procedures
  • Education Visits
  • Internet safety
  • Vetting Policy
  • Sex and Relationships Education


Such policies protect children from abuse and neglect; prevent impairment of their health or development and ensure they receive safe and effective care so as to enable them to have optimum life choices (Safeguarding Children; Working together under the Children Act 2004)

Safeguarding in Upper School

School Counsellor

In Head of Year Room Every Wednesday

Referral forms available from Head of School Office and Main Office.

Forms to be returned to box outside Head of School Office

School Nurse

In Head of Year Room Every Tuesday 1:15pm-2:00pm

Drop in service available

Safeguarding in Lower School

School Counsellor

In Year 7 Office Every Monday

Referral forms available from Main Office

Forms to be returned to box opposite Main Office

Governing Body

Dyffryn Governing Body


Annual Report to Parents

Please find the Annual Report to Parents by clicking on the link below:

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Penalty Notices

Please find inforamtion on Penalty Notice by clicking on the link below:

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PDG Statement

Please read our PDG Statement by clicking on the link below:

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School Policies

Click on the links below to view our policy documents:

Access to Fair Assessment Statement

Appeals Policy

Care Control and the Use of Force

Careers and the World of Work

Child Protection Policy

Complaints Procedure

Curriculum Policy

Data Protection Policy

Disciplinary Policy

Dyffryn Cluster ALN Policy

Dyffryn School Fund

Equal Opportunities Policy

Exam and Accreditation Policy

Home to School Travel Policy

Grievance Procedure

Information for Candidates Booklet 2017-18

Internal Moderation Policy & Procedure

LAC Policy

Maximising Attendance Policy

Malpractice Policy

Pay Policy

Policy on Charging for School Activities

Pupil Discipline and Rewards Policy

Redundancy Policy

Safe Working Practices

School Session Times

Sex and Relationship Education Policy

Strategic Equality Plan

Substance Misuse in Pupils

Headteacher: Mr. Martin Grimes

Bertha Road, Port Talbot,
SA13 2AN

01639 760110 (Upper)
01639 760112 (Lower)
01639 760111 (Fax)