Aims. Our school aims to ensure that all personal data collected about staff, pupils, parents, governors, visitors and other individuals is collected, stored and processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the expected provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) as set out in the Data Protection Bill.This policy applies to all personal data, regardless of whether it is in paper or electronic format.
Aims. The school aims to ensure that:A suitable member of staff is appointed as the designated teacher for looked-after and previously looked- after childrenThe designated teacher promotes the educational achievement of looked-after and previously looked-after children, and supports other staff members to do this tooStaff, parents, carers and guardians are aware of the identity of the designated teacher, how to contact them and what they are responsible for
Aims. The aims of our first aid policy are to:• Ensure the health and safety of all staff, pupils and visitors• Ensure that staff and governors are aware of their responsibilities with regards to health and safety• Provide a framework for responding to an incident and recording and reporting the outcomes
Aims. Our school aims to:Have robust processes in place to ensure the online safety of pupils, staff, volunteers and governors Deliver an effective approach to online safety, which empowers us to protect and educate the wholeschool community in its use of technology, including mobile and smart technology (which we refer to as ‘mobile phones’)Establish clear mechanisms to identify, intervene and escalate an incident, where appropriateThe 4 key categories of riskOur approach to online safety is based on addressing the following categories of risk:Content – being exposed to illegal, inappropriate or harmful content, such as pornography, fake news, racism, misogyny, self-harm, suicide, anti-Semitism, radicalisation and extremismContact – being subjected to harmful online interaction with other users, such as peer-to-peer pressure, commercial advertising and adults posing as children or young adults with the intention to groom or exploit them for sexual, criminal, financial or other purposesConduct – personal online behaviour that increases the likelihood of, or causes, harm, such as making, sending and receiving explicit images (e.g. consensual and non-consensual sharing of nudes and semi- nudes and/or pornography), sharing other explicit images and online bullying; andCommerce – risks such as online gambling, inappropriate advertising, phishing and/or financial scam
Aims. Our SEND policy and information report aims to:• Set out how our academy will support and make provision for pupils with special educational needs (SEND)• Explain the roles and responsibilities of everyone involved in providing for pupils with SEND At Firthmoor Primary School, we aim to provide choice to all our children, whatever their ability or needs. We have high expectations and aim to achieve this through the removal of barriers to learning and participation. We want all our children to feel that they are a valued part of our school community. We promote a love of learning, which encourages our children to aim high and become valuable members of society and pride ourselves on being a school at the heart of the Firthmoor Community, involving pupils, parents and the wider community in our achievements. Core Values • High quality relationships• Individuality and Inclusion• Independence• Creativity• Team Work• Development of the ‘whole child’• Achievement right across the curriculum• The classroom as a learning community• Enquiry based learning Aims and objectivesThe aims and objectives of this policy are:• to promote the development of all children, ensuring learning opportunities and programmes are in place for all children to make good progress.• to enable each person to achieve their full potential by identifying and supporting their needs, offering a broad and balanced curriculum that promotes equal opportunities for all the children within our academy.• to commit to narrowing the attainment gap between SEND and non-SEND students. This may include appropriate intervention and learning programmes developed on an individual needs basis.• To enable children and their parents to participate fully in decision-making• to actively engage with partner agencies in developing appropriate provision and supportive strategies.• to encourage children to grow and develop their potential by allocating resources, enabling them to fully participate in the life of the academy.• to provide learning support in all areas of transition, ensuring support and continuity is provided across all Key Stages.• to provide a staffing structure with clear lines of responsibility for SEND and ensure staff training is provided as appropriate.• to promote effective communication within academy by sharing examples of good practice and supporting colleagues by working together.• to operate a system of assessment, record keeping, regular monitoring and effective feedback to support pupil...
Aims. Our school aims to:• Have robust processes in place to ensure the online safety of pupils, staff, volunteers and governors• Deliver an effective approach to online safety, which empowers us to protect and educate the whole school community in its use of technology• Establish clear mechanisms to identify, intervene and escalate an incident, where appropriate
Aims. This policy aims to:Encourage individuals affected to report suspected wrongdoing as soon as possible in the knowledge that their concerns will be taken seriously and investigated and that their confidentiality will be respectedLet all staff in the trust know how to raise concerns about potential wrongdoing in or by the trust Set clear procedures for how the trust will respond to such concernsLet all staff know the protection available to them if they raise a whistle-blowing concernAssure staff that they will not be victimised for raising a legitimate concern through the steps set out in the policy even if they turn out to be mistaken (though vexatious or malicious concerns may be considered a disciplinary issue)This policy does not form part of any employee’s contract of employment and may be amended at any time. The policy applies to all employees or other workers who provide services to the trust in any capacity including self-employed consultants or contractors who provide services on a personal basis and agency workers.
Aims. This policy aims to:Provide a consistent approach to behaviour managementDefine what we consider to be unacceptable behaviour, including bullying and discrimination Outline how pupils are expected to behaveSummarise the roles and responsibilities of different people in the school community with regards to behaviour managementOutline our system of rewards and sanctions