As a reminder , and after recent incidents , can all parents/carers/relatives please note :
- Dogs (except assistance dogs) are NOT permitted anywhere on our site . This includes all paths , areas, yards, carparks , fields . Signs are clearly displayed to this end on all fences and gates.
- If visitors, parents or carers do not comply with this rule, they are deemed fully responsible for controlling the animal, unattended dogs remain the sole responsibility of the person who brought the dog onto school premises.
- The person bringing the dog onto school premises is responsible for cleaning up any excrement and will be held responsible for any negative interactions between the dog and people including bites, scratches, and any other physical contact.
Please do not cut through the school site to the playing fields with dogs during the school day. The fields should not be used to exercise dogs , either on or off the leash. If any uncontrolled dogs come onto the school site at any point , the dog warden or police will be called.
NB: This advice has been received from Health and Safety Dept. at Durham County Council .