Safeguarding Event – Tuesday 12th November

Dear Parents/Guardians,

In conjunction with this year’s National Safeguarding Week, Swansea Council are holding a pilot event at Penyrheol Leisure Centre Gorseinon, on Tuesday 12th November 2019 at 3.15pm-5.30pm. The event is for parents and guardians of pupils who attend Penyrheol Comprehensive School and for parents/guardians of children in years 5&6 of the local feeder primary schools. The aim is to provide you with information on current national and local safeguarding issues affecting children and young people in Wales including ‘County Lines’.

A number of different agencies will be present including Police, Education, Housing and Children’s Services and you will have the opportunity to ask questions and network. We hope to increase your awareness and understanding of children’s safety in the wider community, and offer advice on how you can help to keep your children safe.

Event Agenda

  • 3.15 event opens – various information stalls to visit.
  • 3.30 – 4.45 – safeguarding presentations from Police and Children’s Services. Topics include County Lines, Signs for concern and advice and support that is available.

If successful this safeguarding event may be rolled out to other schools across the West Glamorgan Regional Partnership area.

Light refreshments will be provided. We look forward to welcoming you.

West Glamorgan Safeguarding Board

Download original letter: Parents-Safeguarding-Letter

Parent Governor Vacancies

There are currently 3 Parent Governor vacancies at Penyrheol. Any parent(s)/guardian(s) of a registered pupil at the school, at the time of the election, is eligible to be a Parent Governor and to hold office for four years even though your child may leave the school in the meantime.

Please read the attached letter and form for full details. If you are eligible and wish to be nominated as a Parent Governor, please complete the form and return it to school reception by 4pm on Friday 8th November 2019. We would welcome your support.

Download: Parent Governor Election Oct-2019