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Key Policies

Key Policies

Governing bodies are required to hold each of the policies  and other documents as outlined below.  The links will show the name of the policy, how often each policy must be reviewed and  the level of approval required, where this is prescribed in regulations. 

 

 

 

Regulations state that:

  • the drafting of school policies can be delegated to any member of school staff;
  • there is no requirement for all policies to be reviewed annually; and
  • not all policies need to be signed off by the full governing body.
  1. Statutory policies and procedures which must be published online

Admissions arrangements

For further information on admissions go to Key Information and click Admissions information.

Charging and Remissions
Review frequency: Governing body free to determine.  Approval: Governing body free to delegate to a committee of the governing body, an individual governor or the headteacher.

School behaviour
Review frequency: Headteacher free to determine.  Approval: Headteacher

Behaviour booklet information for parents

Anti-bullying Policy

School complaints procedure
This must comply with Section 29 of the Education Act 2002.

Special educational needs
Review frequency: The SEN Information Report should be updated annually and any changes to the information occurring during the year should be updated as soon as possible.  Approval: Full governing body.

For further information on Special educational needs and to view the school’s SEN Information report go to Key Information and click SEN Information Report.

Accessibility plan
This must be prepared in compliance with paragraph 3 of schedule 10 of the Equality Act 2010.

For other specific information which schools must publish online click the key information tab.

2. Statutory policies required by education legislation

Capability of staff
Review frequency: Governing body free to determine.  Approval: Governing body free to delegate to a committee of the governing body or an individual governor.

Sex Education
Review frequency: Governing body free to determine.  Approval: Governing body free to delegate to a committee of the governing body, an individual governor or the headteacher.

Teacher appraisal
Review frequency: Governing body free to determine.  Approval: Governing body free to delegate to a committee of the governing body or an individual governor.

Teachers’ Pay
Review frequency: Annually.  Approval: Full Governing Body.

3. Statutory policies required by other legislation, which impact particularly on schools

Data protection
Review frequency: At least every two years.   Approval: Governing body free to determine how to implement.

Health and safety
Review frequency: Governing body or local authority free to determine.  Approval: Employer free to determine how to implement.

Other policies and procedures can be found and downloaded from the Downloads tab.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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