Essential Information for Volunteers

At Greenmead volunteers take part in a range of activities, including Hydrotherapy, Playtime and Lessons.

If you would like to speak to someone about volunteering opportunities, please contact the school office.

Safeguarding: If you are at all concerned about a child please see the safeguarding leads, posters are displayed around the building, or the Headteacher.

Security: Please ring the buzzer at the school entrance and a member of staff will let you into the building. Always ensure that you sign in and take a visitor pass when you enter the school and ensure that your name is on it. NEVER let anyone into the building, always let a member of staff in the office know that someone wishes to come in and they will see that person into the building.

Clothing: Please ensure you wear the appropriate clothes for example, flat shoes, trousers and a long sleeved top. Jewellery such as dangly earrings and chains should not be worn. Long hair should be tied back.

School day: If you are here for a full day please be in your class no later than 9:15am. You will be entitled to a morning break of 15 minutes and a lunch break of 30 minutes. Please ensure you bring your lunch with you as the nearest shops are a fair walk away.

Manual Handling: Never operate a hoist if you have not been trained to do so. Do not attempt to lift a child without the appropriate training.

Feeding: Never assist a child to eat or drink without having received training from our SaLT.

Personal use of mobile phones & Internet: Are forbidden in class, however you can use the internet for work purposes at the appropriate times.

Smoking: There is a strict no smoking policy anywhere on the school premises.

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Friends of Greenmead

The Friends of Greenmead (FOG) is the registered charity of Greenmead School. It depends on the support of parents, friends and staff for its success. Through FOG’s fundraising activities, Greenmead pupils have access to a range of facilities which would not otherwise be available. This includes funding Music Therapy. New parents are encouraged to join. If you would like to make a donation to the school please contact the school office or go to

Charity Name: Friends of Greenmead Charity No.: 1012795