Website Compliance Checklist

This checklist helps us identify:

  • What information we have published online inline with DfE and ESFA statutory guidance 
  • Whether it is required for the Academy (School) or Multi Academy Trust website
  • Whether it is statutory or recommended.

Legislation

DfE guidance - What Academies, Free Schools and Colleges Should Publish Online https://www.gov.uk/guidance/what-academies-free-schools-and-colleges-should-publish-online
Community First Academy Trust’s Annual Website Check for Platt Bridge Community School - updated August 2019

Information description

Required for MAT site? (Y/N)

Required for academy site? (Y/N)

Statutory?

Published? (Y/N)

Link

Reviewed by / Owner

Date of next annual review

The annual accounts, published no later than the end of January following the financial year to which the accounts relate.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes: Trust Website

https://www.cfat.org.uk/trust-information/statutory-information

Michelle Frost

January 2020

The memorandum and articles of association, annual report, funding agreement (including master and supplementary agreements), and the names of charity trustees and members.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes: Trust Website

https://www.cfat.org.uk/trust-information/statutory-information

Annually by the Trust Clerk

August 2020

The structure and remit of the trust’s members, board of trustees, its committees and local governing boards, and the full names of the chair of each (where applicable), including the scheme of delegation for the trust and terms of reference detailing clear lines of accountability.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes: Trust Website

https://www.cfat.org.uk/trust-information/statutory-information

Annually or following any changes by the Trust Clerk

August 2020

Each trustee’s attendance records at board and committee meetings over the last academic year.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes: Trust Website

https://www.cfat.org.uk/trust-information/statutory-information

Trust Clerk following each meeting

ongoing

Each local governor’s attendance records at local governing board meetings over the last academic year.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes: School Website

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/governors-1

Trust Clerk following each meeting

ongoing

Information on each member who has served at any point over the past 12 months – this includes the following:

·         Their full name

·         Their date of appointment

The date the member stepped down (where applicable)

Any relevant business and pecuniary interests, including governance roles in other educational institutions.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes: Trust and School Website

Members & Trustees 

https://www.cfat.org.uk/trust-information/statutory-information

Local Academy Board Governors  

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/governors-1

Annually or following any changes by the Trust Clerk

August 2020

Information on each trustee and local governor who has served at any point over the last 12 months – this includes the following:

·         Their full name

·         Their date of appointment

·         Their term of office

·         The date they stepped down (where applicable)

Who appointed them, in accordance with the trust’s articles

Any relevant business and pecuniary interests, including governance roles in other educational institutions

If the trust’s accounting officer is not a trustee, their relevant business and pecuniary interests must still be published.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes: Trust Website

https://www.cfat.org.uk/trust-information/statutory-information

 

Yes: Platt Bridge Community School

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/governors-1

 

Get information about schools:

https://get-information-schools.service.gov.uk/Groups/Group/Details/2757

https://get-information-schools.service.gov.uk/Establishments/Establishment/Details/139300

NOTE: Age range at PBCS has been attempted to be changed on GIAS - DfE responded to confirm the request is being processed from 3-11 to 2-11 

Annually or following any changes by the Trust Clerk

August 2020

Contact details including the following:

·         Name of school

·         Postal address

·         Telephone number

·         Name of member of staff who deals with queries from parents and other members of the public

Yes

Yes

Recommended

Yes, Trust and School Website

https://www.cfat.org.uk/trust-information/statutory-information http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/governors-1

Annually or following any changes by the Trust Clerk

August 2020

Other academy details, including the following:

·  Name of the headteacher or principal

·         Name and address of the chair of the governing board (if there is one)

·   Name and details of the SENCO if it is a mainstream academy

·  If the school owner is an individual, their full name and contact details

· The address and telephone number of the owner’s office

No

Yes

Recommended

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/parents/staff-1

 

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/governors-1

Annually or following any changes by the Trust Clerk

August 2020

Admissions

Full proposed admission arrangements – including the academy’s published admission number (PAN), and any updates to the PAN.

Details of the person within the admission authority to whom comments may be sent and the areas on which comments are not sought.

·Once determined, the full admission arrangements for the whole offer year.

·If the determined admission arrangements change during the school year, any variations in the arrangements.

·Arrangements for selecting the pupils who apply.

Oversubscription criteria (how places are offered if there are more applicants than places).

What parents should do if they want to apply for their child to attend the academy.

How parents can find out about the academy’s admission arrangements through the LA.

 

 

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

Platt Bridge Community School: http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/admission-arrangements-1

School SLT / Board of Trustees

Annually in Autumn Term

Exclusion arrangements – details of exclusion policy.

No

Yes

Recommended

Yes: Platt Bridge Community School

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/exclusion-arrangements

Martin Haskayne / Board of Trustees

Annually During Autumn Term

Information on, or a link to, the academy’s recent Ofsted inspection and the DfE’s performance tables.

No

Yes

Recommended

Yes, Trust and School Website

https://www.cfat.org.uk/trust-information/statutory-information http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/governors-1

Annually or following any changes by the Trust Clerk

August 2020

· Percentage of pupils who’ve achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths.

·         Average progress that pupils have made in reading between KS1 and KS2.

·         Average progress that pupils have made in writing between KS1 and KS2.

·         Average progress that pupils have made in maths between KS1 and KS2.

·         Percentage of pupils who’ve achieved a higher standard in reading, writing and maths.

·         Pupils’ average scores in the reading test.

·         Pupils’ average scores in the maths test.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended

 

 

 

 

 

Yes: Platt Bridge Community School

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/sats-results-1

Annual following results

School SLT Teams

 

September 2019

Curriculum

·         Curriculum approach.

·         Curriculum content for each year group, across each subject, including RE (even if it’s taught as part of another subject or subjects or is called something else) and details of how additional information relating to the curriculum may be obtained by parents and the public.

·         The names of any phonics or reading schemes in operation for KS1.

Explain which parts of the curriculum adhere to the national curriculum and why other parts do not.

The website should paint a full picture of the curriculum – if the school follows a more sensory based approach, this should be noted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended

Platt Bridge Community School:

https://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/learning

Currently Under Review August 2019 by school SLT

ASAP

Policies

Behavioural Policy, including an anti-bullying strategy.

·         Charging and Remissions Policy, which must include details of activities or cases for which pupils’ parents are charged, and circumstances where exceptions are made on a payment.

Academy trust/academy specific Complaints Procedure Policy.

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy.

No

Yes

Recommended

Yes: Platt Bridge Community School

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/policies-2

 

Yes: Trust Website re: Complaints Procedure Policy

https://www.cfat.org.uk/policies/policies-1

Annual Reviews in place

September 2019

Policies

A SEND Policy, which details the arrangements for handling complaints from parents of children with SEND and the support provided by the school.

No

Yes

Yes

Yes: Platt Bridge Community School

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/policies-2

Martin Haskayne
Annual Review

September 2019

Policies

·         Admissions Policy

·         Curriculum Policy

·         Exclusion Policy

·         First aid Policy

·         Anti-bullying Policy

·         EAL Policy

·         Freedom of Information Policy

No

Recommended

Recommended

Yes: Platt Bridge Community School and Trust Websites

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/policies-2

https://www.cfat.org.uk/policies/policies-1

Martin Haskayne
Annual Review

September 2019

Details of how pupil premium funding is spent (per academic year), and the effect this has on the attainment of the pupils who attract the funding, including:

How much pupil premium funding is received for this academic year.

Details of the main barriers to educational achievement that the disadvantaged pupils in school face.

How pupil premium funding will be spent to address these barriers and the reasons for the approach chosen.

How the impact of the pupil premium will be measured.

The date of the next pupil premium strategy review.

For the previous academic year:

 How your school spent your pupil premium funding.

The effect that the pupil premium had on pupils.

No

Yes

Subject to funding agreement – but strongly recommended by DfE

Yes: Platt Bridge Community School

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/pupil-premium-1

Pupil Premium Lead

Ongoing / Summer 2020

For academies in receipt of the PE and sport premium:

Amount received for the current academic year and how it is intended to be spent

A full breakdown of how the previous academic year’s allocation was spent, and its impact on the PE, sport participation and attainment of the pupils who attract this funding

How it is ensured that the improvements from the PE and sport premium are sustainable

How many pupils within their Year 6 cohort can do each of the following:

Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres

−      Use a range of strokes effectively

−      Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations

No

Yes

Subject to funding agreement

Yes: Platt Bridge Community School

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/sportpe-premium-1

Sports Premium Lead

Ongoing / Summer 2020

SEND

SEND report, which must be compliant with:

·         Section 69 of the Children and Families Act 2014, including:

−      The arrangements for the admissions of disabled pupils.

−      The steps you have taken to prevent disabled pupils from being treated less favourably than other pupils.

−      The facilities you provide to help disabled pupils to access the school.

−      The school’s accessibility plan.

·         Regulation 51 and schedule 1 to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014, where appropriate.

·         Section 6 of the ‘Special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years’.

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

Yes: Platt Bridge Communtiy School

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/policies-2

 

Contained with the SEN Information Report (Local Offer)

Martin Haskayne

Annually Autumn Term

Equality objectives

·         Details of how the school is complying with the public-sector equality duty – which should be updated annually.

·         The academy’s equality objectives – this should be updated at least once every four years.

Details of how the school is:

·         Eliminating discrimination (working in line with the Equality Act 2010).

·         Improving equality of opportunity.

·         Consulting those affected by inequality in decisions.

No

Yes

Yes

Yes: Platt Bridge Community School

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/policies-2

Contained within the Equality Scheme Policy

Martin Haskayne

Annually Autumn Term

A statement of the MAT/academy’s ethos and values.

Yes

Yes

Recommended

https://www.cfat.org.uk/trust-information/vision-ethos-valuesb

Board of Trustees

Annually

·         The MAT’s overarching British values statement.    

·         Information and links to all member schools, including LGB members, links to schools’ websites and basic contact details, e.g. phone number, address and administrative email address.

·         Additional information on member schools, such as when they joined the MAT.

Yes

No

Recommended

Yes: Trust Website

https://www.cfat.org.uk/our-schools-1/our-schools

 

British Values Statement

https://www.cfat.org.uk/trust-information/vision-ethos-values

Trust Clerk following any changes

Annually

A dedicated governance page, including photos of current board of trustee members and, where applicable, LGB members and meeting dates, as well as information about the role of the governing board and how to become a member of the board.

Yes

No

Recommended

Yes, Trust Website:

https://www.cfat.org.uk/trust-information/pen-portraits-members-trustees

Yes, Platt Bridge Community School Website:

http://www.plattbridge.wigan.sch.uk/statutory-information/governors-1

Trust Clerk following any changes

August 2020

Overarching statutory and good practice documents and policies:

·         Freedom of Information Policy

·         Central record of recruitment and vetting checks

·         Data Protection Policy

·         Health and Safety Policy

Yes

No

Recommended

Yes, Trust Website:

https://www.cfat.org.uk/policies/policies-1

https://www.cfat.org.uk/policies/gdpr

https://www.cfat.org.uk/careers/current-vacancies 

Annually by Board of Trustees

Summer 2020

MATs and academies with over 250 employees only

The following gender pay gap information:

·         The mean and median hourly pay gap between men and women

·         The annual bonus gap between men and women

·         The percentage of men and women participating in the bonus

·         The number of men and women in each of the four quartile pay bands

Yes

Yes

Yes

Not required – employ under 250 a gender analysis is however, available within the annual account reports

https://www.cfat.org.uk/trust-information/statutory-information

Annual review to determine employee number

Summer 2020

The number of complaints registered during the preceding academic year.

No

No

No

Complaints register held by Martin Haskayne

Board of Trustees

Annually

[New for 2019] The school’s publication scheme, which complies with section 19 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 This depends on whether the academies are classed as public authorities in their own right, or whether they simply form part of the authority of the MAT. If they are completely independent, they need to publish their own information separate from the trust. The trust itself will be able to advise on which arrangement applies.

Yes

Public authorities should make sure that the scheme, the guide to information and schedule of fees are all available on their website, public notice board, or in any other way that they normally communicate with the public.

Yes, the Trust has adopted ICO’s model publication scheme for schools and education charities

https://www.cfat.org.uk/policies/gdpr

Craig Holden

Summer 2020

[New for 2019] The school’s ‘guide to information’.

Yes

Yes, the Trust has adopted ICO’s model The school’s ‘guide to information’ for schools and education charities

https://www.cfat.org.uk/policies/gdpr

Craig Holden

Summer 2020

[New for 2019] The school’s schedule of fees (often included in the guide to information).

Yes

MATs and academies that have a full-time equivalent employee number of more than 49 for a relevant reporting period. As per section 8 of The Trade Union (Facility Time Publication requirements) Regulations 2017, information that comprises the response to questions, or requests for information, set out in Schedule 2.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes, Trust Website

https://www.cfat.org.uk/trust-information/statutory-information

Craig Holden

Summer 2020

MATs and academies with over 250 employees only. The ‘Data Publication’ information as outlined in ‘Meeting the Public Sector Apprenticeship Target’ (2018), including:

·         The number of employees whose employment in England by the body began in the reporting period in question.

·         The number of apprentices who began to work for the body in that period and whose apprenticeship agreements also began in that period.

·         The number of employees employed in England that the body has at the end of that period.

·         The number of apprentices who work for the body at the end of that period.

·         The number of apprentices who worked for the body immediately before that period.

·         Headcount on the day before the first day of each reporting period in the target period.

Additionally, the following as percentages:

·         The number of apprentices who began to work for the body in that period and whose apprenticeship agreements also began in that period, as a percentage of the number of employees whose employment in England by the body began in the reporting period in question.

·         The number of apprentices who work for the body at the end of that period as a percentage of the number of employees employed in England that the body has at the end of that period.

·         The number of apprentices who began to work for the body in that period and whose apprenticeship agreements also began in that period as a percentage of a headcount on the day before the first day of each reporting period in the target period.

 

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

N/A

N/A

N/A

Review employee headcount

ongoing