The importance of school security

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Schools are some of the most important institutions in our communities; it’s essential to keep them as safe as possible. In this blog, we’ll be taking a closer look at the importance of school security.

Emergency response

Your school’s security system can be linked to your fire alarm system or any other emergency system you have on campus. By combining your emergency system with your security system. You will have all the tools you require to respond to an emergency as quickly as possible. With an integrated security solution, you can connect your security system to your CCTV cameras. This will alert the person monitoring them to an emergency immediately to ensure the best possible outcome.

Crime deterrent

The presence of school security fencing will not only prevent intruders from gaining access to school grounds. Still, it will also deter wannabe vandals or students from committing crimes on campus. In addition, individuals will be less likely to commit crimes such as trespassing, theft and vandalism if a physical barrier is visible. With high-quality, strong security fencing, you can keep your campus safe from opportunistic criminals.

Reassurance for parents, students and staff

For parents and teachers, the security and safety of students is their number one priority. By installing a high-quality security system around your school, parents can rest in the knowledge that their children are safe at all times. Students can become distracted easily at school. But if they feel secure and safe in their learning environments, they are more likely to focus on their studies. Also for teachers and other members of staff, who won’t feel as much pressure for the well-being of their pupils. By teaching in a place where they know their students will be safe. They can work more productively during school hours.

For high-quality school security fencing that you can rely on, please look at our range of products at Zaun today.

About Zaun

Zaun Limited is the sole remaining manufacturer of welded and woven mesh fencing systems that manufactures the entire system in the UK.  Zaun makes the mesh, fencing panels, posts, clamp bars and fixings at its state-of-the-art five-acre production facility in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.  Products have been tested and approved by testing organisations including CPNI, LPCB and Secured by Design.

Zaun works very closely with all stakeholders within the business including employees, local, national and international suppliers and a long-established customer base of fencing contractors to design, manufacture and supply high-quality fencing systems, increasingly often providing expertise in integrating PIDs and other systems into holistic security solutions.

Zaun was founded in 1996 and remains a private company solely owned by co-founder Alastair Henman with a regional office in Dubai. They are certified to the ISO 9001 quality standard. It is also a member of the Perimeter Security Suppliers’ Association (PSSA), of which Alastair Henman is a director.

Zaun is a proud British manufacturer and founder member of the Made in Britain campaign, a key player in the UK fencing market and one of the fastest-growing companies in an increasingly competitive industry.

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