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Our policies

We put into practice national and borough policies and guidelines alongside our own. This helps us maintain and spread good practice.

The policies that all schools must share and the ones we think you will find useful are available on this page.

School operations

Our Admissions and Transitions Policy sets out how we administer who comes to our schools and how we support their transition to primary school.

Our Attendance Policy tells you our approach to encouraging children to come to school every day.

Our Charging and Remissions Policy sets out what we charge for and how much we charge.

All about the children

Our Teaching and Learning Policy explains our educational approach, including how we deliver the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Our behaviour policy, Getting Along Together sets our how we handle behaviour. You can read the summary statement here.

Our SEND and inclusion policy, Different But Equal sets out our approach to special educational needs and disabilities, equality and inclusion. You can read how we are progressing with our Equalities Objectives here.

Our Accessibility Plans for Church Hill and Low Hall tell you how we are working to improve the accessibility of our schools. These are being updated at the moment. We have had Accessibility Audits done by a third party, and a working party of governors and staff is using these audits to make our new Accessibility Plans.

Our Safeguarding Policy tells us all how to handle child protection concerns of all kinds. Our e-safety Policy sets out everything we do to keep children safe in the digital world.

Our Intimate Care Policy and Procedure explains how we deal with nappy changing and other physically personal matters.

Data and communication

We have reviewed our processes and are happy we are compliant with GDPR.

How we communicate

Our Communications Policy sets out how we seek to communicate in all media.

Keeping data safe

Our Data Protection Policy sets out how we keep personal information safe.

Keeping data private

Our Privacy Notice tells you how we handle and protect children's data.

How we handle photos and videos

You can read about this on the e-safety, photos and online behaviour page of the Parents' Info tab on this website.

Complaints

Our Complaints Policy and Procedure has all the detail and forms you might need to make your voice heard if other avenues have failed. You can read the short version here.

How long we keep information

Records Management Policy explains how manage the storage of data, and our Data Retention Schedule lists the documents we keep and how long we keep them for. 

Schools' Personal Data Breach Procedure

This explains what we do if personal data which we hold is made public, and is available here.

Subject Access Request

If you want to see what data we hold about you or your child, please:

Freedom of Information

Our Guide to the Information Available explains what information we hold as an organisation. We comply with the Information Commissioner's Office's Model Freedom of Information Publication Scheme, which sets out the process for members of the public accessing this information.