School policies

These are the main school policies that have been approved by the Governing Body. They relate to the safe and purposeful learning environment we provide for the children in our care.

Schedule for Policy Review 2021-25

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If you have any questions or suggestions relating to the wording of these documents we would love to hear from you. Please click on the policy to view the document. Scroll to the bottom of the page to see our Pupil Premium Grant, PE and Sport Premium and SEN information.

NB: Statutory documents are in bold orange type; COVID-19 related documents are in bold red type.



Accessibility Plan and Policy

Admissions Arrangements for Nursery

Admissions Arrangements for School

Allegations Management Policy

Anti-Bullying Policy

Anti-Racist (Race Equality) Policy

Arson Prevention and Fire Safety Policy

Assessment, Recording and Reporting Policy

Attendance Policy  (to be read in conjunction with 
Somerset County Council Model Attendance Protocol for Schools)


Business Continuity Plan

Behaviour - see Relationship and Behaviour Policy


Calculation Policy - see Mathematics and Calculation Policy

Capability of Staff Policy

Charging and Remissions (Lettings) Policy

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

Children Looked After

Children with Medical Conditions Policy

Code of Conduct for Staff - see Staff Code of Conduct (Staff Behaviour Policy)  

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy - see also 
COVID-19 Annex 1 Child Protection and Safeguarding

Collective Worship Policy

Complaints Procedures

Confidentiality Statement

COVID-19 New Variant, Risk Assessment (updated 14/1/21)

COVID-19 Annex 1 Child Protection and Safeguarding

COVID-19 Annex 2 Pupil Behaviour


Data Protection and Information Security Policy (incl. GDPR)

Dealing with Critical Incidents Policy

Digital Image (videos, photographs, website) Policy - superseded by Online Safety Policy

Display Policy


e-Safety Policy - superseded by Online Safety Policy

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Policy

English Policy (including Handwriting Policy)

Equal Opportunities Policy

Equality Information and Objectives (incl. public sector equality duty)

Exclusion Policy


Finance Policy

First Aid Policy

Freedom of Information Policy

Freedom of Information Publication Scheme


Governor (incl. Gov Recruitment & Retention; Gov Visits) Policy

Governors’ Statement of Behaviour Principles - see Appendix C of Relationship and Behaviour Policy

Grievance Procedure Policy


Handwriting - see English Policy (including Handwriting Policy)

Health and Safety Policy

Home-School Agreement



ICT Acceptable Use Policy

i-Hop (Education of Children with a Parent or Close Relative in Prison or at Risk of a Custodial Sentence) Policy

Intimate Care Policy


Lone Working Policy


Manual Handling Policy

Marking - see Responding to Learning (Marking & Feedback) Policy

Mathematics and Calculation Policy


NQT Induction Policy

Nursery Admissions - see Admissions Arrangements for Nursery

Nursery Fees Policy


Off-Site Visits and Activities Policy

Online Safety Policy



Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education (PSHCE) Policy

Pupil Premium Policy

Privacy Notice


Relationship and Behaviour Policy - see also 
COVID-19 Annex 2 Pupil Behaviour

Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSHE) Policy

Religious Education Policy

Responding to Learning (Marking & Feedback) Policy

Risk Assessment COVID-19 New Variant (updated 14/1/21)


Safer School Recruitment Policy

School Admissions - see Admissions Arrangements for School

Separated Parents Policy

Sex and Relationships Education Policy - see Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSHE) Policy 

Special Educational Needs (SEN) Policy

Social Media and Social Networking Policy  - superseded by
Online Safety Policy

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development (SMSCD) Policy

Staff Code of Conduct (Staff Behaviour Policy)

Staff Development and Training Policy

Staff Pay Policy

Standing Orders of the Board of Governors


Teacher Appraisal (Performance Management) Policy

Teaching and Learning Policy 

Terms of Reference - Christian Distinctiveness and Ethos

Terms of Reference - Finance Committee


Whistleblowing (Raising Concerns/Confidential Reporting) Policy

Work Placements Policy

NB: Statutory documents are in bold orange type.

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