Fire safety across at LVS Oxford is treated with the upmost importance. We implement a number of processes to ensure the health and safety of all pupils and staff. These can be summarised as follows:
•Periodically undertake third party fire risk assessments and act upon recommendations. The most recent audit was positive with a few areas of minor improvement.
•Conduct termly fire safety committee meetings ensure the relevant stakeholders are aware of their operational duties.
•Provide fire safety training.
•Develop robust fire evacuation procedures and undertake regular tests.
•Properly maintain our fire alarm systems in accordance with the Regulatory Reform Order.
•Invest in the site wide upgrade of our systems.
None of the buildings have any form of rainscreen cladding system to their external envelopes. Their constructions are generally all traditional, either brick, stone or tile in form, and therefore are inert to the spread of flame.
Many of the tasks the students undertake will help build competencies in citizenship, relating to others, managing situations and working as part of a team - all key to being fulfilled and employable adults.