Dear Parent,
In the wake of the recent happenings in and around Delhi and the concern expressed by the parent fraternity over the safety and security of children, we conducted a School Safety Audit in collaboration with the Executive members of PTA on 13/09/2017. This was done to ensure a safe, sound and happy environment for our children. A comprehensive overview of the same is as below.

SCHOOL SAFETY AUDIT REPORT

COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF SYSTEMS AT BLOOM PUBLIC SCHOOL 

SYSTEM FUNCTIONAL IMPLEMENTATION TO BE IMPLEMENTED / IN PROCESS
ENTRY AND EXIT
  • Only 1 gate open
  • manned by 3 guards during day and 4 at night.
  • Visitors entry in log, visitors escorted by a guard.
Only small gate open for entry/exit
  • Metal scanners for frisking  all visitors
Visitors ID Card
CCTV (SCHOOL PREMISES)
  • 16 installed
Monitored regularly
Additional  cameras to cover – staircase,
field , entry exit of the toilets
DRIVERS & CONDUCTORS
  • Not permitted to enter school premises during school hours
  • Use separate Portable toilet, the area of which is out of bounds for students
  • Drinking water made available outside school premises
  • Police verification done
Workshop on POCSO conducted regularly
Advertised for licensed conductors
SUPPORT STAFF
  • House keeping boys use separate Portable toilet, the area of which is out of bounds for students
  • On duty outside washrooms during school hours
  • Workshop on POCSO conducted regularly
  • Police verification of all house-keeping staff
    • Cleaning of washroom in the presence of Supervisor. Students not permitted to enter during cleaning process.
INFRASTRUCTURE
  • Student friendly furniture.
  • Periodic checks of electrical fittings
  • Regular maintenance work undertaken
  • Equipment and Chemicals in the lab are monitored and used as per guidelines ensuring student safety
  • Usage of  Safety goggles and lab coats in chemistry lab
  • Fire fighting system installed
  • Terrace Entry Exit out of bounds for students
Railings on all floors secure for student safety
Electrical power points to be fitted with safety sockets
INFIRMARY
  • Provides basic First-Aid
  • Tie up with FORTIS for follow-up
One vehicle Innova designated for medical emergency
MORNING DUTY 7am-2 teachers at Gate,2 at Front Desk,1 each at all 3 floors and 1 at Canteen area
FLOOR AND YARD DUTY
  • Follow a daily roster
Done during Break and dispersal time
BUS DUTY
  • Roster made at beginning of every month and mailed to all staff
  • Teachers on bus duty till last stop
Report sent after completion of duty every day by all teachers on all routes
ACTIVITY CLASSES Teachers escorting students till class 2
  • Teachers to escort students till class V for activities.
Female teacher to be present in the field during Games period
STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES
  • Counselling
  • Student dossiers and regular follow up
  • Shadow support by parents (in some cases)
Awareness through KOMAL video (Link provided on school website)
TRANSPORT – PREP I AND PREP II
  • All bus routes have a teacher and support staff on board.
  • Attendance taken
  • Escorted by teacher and support staff to the buses.
Handed over to person authorised to pick up child.
TRANSPORT – STD I-V
  • Route lines escorted by teacher and Support staff to the buses.
  • Attendance taken by route incharge
  • All bus routes have a teacher  on board.
Teacher sends a report after route is complete
To have regular feedback from students ( As suggested by PTA)
TRANSPORT – STD VI-XII
  • Attendance taken in bus
  • All bus routes have a teacher  on board.
Teacher sends a report after route is complete
To have regular feedback from students ( As suggested by PTA)
SCHOOL BUSES
  • CCTV cameras installed in all buses, Footage monitored & reported everyday
  • teachers on duty till last stop,
  • First aid boxes in place,
  • Route wise bus drivers Contact No on website
  • Student details with contact numbers of parents available in bus
All Permits in place
PRIVATE TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENT
BY PARENTS (VANS/ARMY BUSES ETC.)
  • Name & Contact details of drivers and helpers
  •  vehicle numbers and Registration details of vans
  • At dispersal time attendance marked in register
  • Escorted by teacher till the exit gate
Teacher checks Student ID cards available with the van driver before handing over

Circular to be issued to parents using private transport to ensure police verification of drivers and helpers.
In case of Non-Compliance children will not be allowed to board the van/army bus.
Also awaiting other guidelines regarding Private Vans by the Govt.

Army bus numbers and registration details
LOCAL DISPERSAL
  • Done after all buses leave
  • For classes I-V students handed over personally to the parent
For classes VI-XII main exit gate is open, students go on their own

UPCOMING ACTION:

  • Bag audit-no sharp objects permitted
  • Fire Drill after Autumn Break
  • Building Evacuation plan on floors
  • Any other implementation as per the directives of Directorate of Education or CBSE.

The above systems and arrangements are being / will be reviewed at regular intervals. The school has taken all necessary measures to ensure that the safety and security of students is not compromised. However we solicit your suggestions and cooperation to further improve the same.  Kindly mail us at safety@bloompublicschool.org

For the safety and security of students, parents are requested to register for voluntary services in the areas mentioned below.

  1. Transport (bus duties)
  2. Morning duties
  3. Floor and Yard duties
  4. Event support(Annual day etc)
  5. Assistance on the Sports field
  6. Bag audits

To register, kindly mail us at safety@bloompublicschool.org