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The home visit by staff members is an opportunity to promote a positive relationship between school staff and families, it should also prioritise student well-being.

The rationale for home visits is the welfare of the child. Concerns could relate to non-attendance, unable to make contact with parents or possible safeguarding issues.

By following the guidance below the school will ensure all home visits are conducted safely and professionally.

Guidance for home visits

Staff making home visits should always have their school ID badge. They will introduce themselves at the door and explain the reason for the home visit.

During the visit staff will:

Following a home visit

If a staff member has any safeguarding concerns during/following a home visit these will be shared with a member of the safeguarding team immediately on their return to school.