Statutory policies for schools and academy trusts

Updated 31st August 2021

Source - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/statutory-policies-for-schools-and-academy-trusts/statutory-policies-for-schools-and-academy-trusts

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Please note that the policies below are being updated and added for the commencement of the Sept 2021 academic year. (estimated completion w/c 13th Sept)

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Relevant to our setting?

Academies

Review cycle

Links, Documents and Approval level

Admission arrangements

Yes

Yes

Annually

academy trust

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Charging and remissions

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

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trust exec team and reported to trust FAR committee

Data protection

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

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trust exec team and reported to trust FAR committee

Protection of biometric information of children in schools and colleges

N/A

Yes

Recommended annually

Sept 21 N/A in current setting/provision reviewed by trust exec team should need arise for policy

Register of pupils’ admission to school and attendance

Yes

Yes

Live document

Held on school Management Information System

School information published on a website

Yes

Yes

Live document

Click Here to review the school's website compliance 

COVID-19 Contingency and Outbreak Plan and Remote Learning Offer 

Yes

Yes

Live document

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School complaints

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

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Board of Trustees published on cfat.org.uk 

Capability of staff

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

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Board of Trustees published on cfat.org.uk 

Early Career Teachers (ECTs)

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

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Board of Trustees (new policy currently under review) 

Staff discipline, conduct and grievance (procedures for addressing)

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

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Board of Trustees published on cfat.org.uk 

Single central record of recruitment and vetting checks

Yes

Yes

Live document

Live Document held in-school and administered by school Facilities and Operations Assistant overseen by Designated Safeguarding Lead 

Statement of procedures for dealing with allegations of abuse against staff

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

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Board of Trustees published on cfat.org.uk 

Teachers’ pay

Yes

No - cfat however adopt and publish a policy

Annually

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Board of Trustees published on cfat.org.uk (currently under review in line with new Sept 21 STPCD

Accessibility plan

Yes

Yes

Every 3 years

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Local Academy Board published on PBCS website

Child protection policy and procedures

Yes

Yes

Annually

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Board of Trustees published on cfat.org.uk 

Children with health needs who cannot attend school

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

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Local Academy Board published on PBCS website

Designated teacher for looked-after and previously looked-after children

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

Published on school website (click here) for link 

Early years foundation stage (EYFS)

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

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Board of Trustees published on Platt Bridge school website

Early years foundation stage (EYFS) Protocols 

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

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Board of Trustees published on Platt Bridge school website

Special educational needs and disability

Yes

Yes

Annually

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Board of Trustees published on cfat.org.uk 

Supporting pupils with medical conditions

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

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Board of Trustees published on cfat.org.uk 

Sex and relationships education

Yes

No

Recommended annually

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Behaviour in schools

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

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Board of Trustees published on Platt Bridge school website

Behaviour principles written statement

Yes

No

Recommended annually

School exclusion

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

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Board of Trustees published on cfat.org.uk 

Health and safety

Yes

Yes

Annually

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Board of Trustees published on cfat.org.uk 

First aid in schools

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

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Board of Trustees published on cfat.org.uk 

Premises management documents

Yes

Yes

Recommended annually

Trust FAR Committee

Equality information and objectives (public sector equality duty) statement for publication

Yes

Yes

Every 4 years

Board of Trustees published on cfat.org.uk should we reach 250+ employees 

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Local Academy Board Governors’ and Trustee allowances (schemes for paying)

Yes

No

Recommended annually

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Click Here for Platt Bridge Local Academy Board

Click Here for CFAT Members and Trustees

Board of Trustees published on cfat.org.uk 

Instrument of government

N/A

No

Recommended annually

N/A

Register of business interests of headteachers and governors

Yes

Yes

Live document

Published on school and trust website (click here) for link 

Careers guidance: details of your careers programme and a provider access statement

N/A

Yes

Recommended annually

N/A