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Policies


 

The Governing Body is responsible for approving all the school policies. Key policy summaries are noted below with accompanying links to the policies.

 

Accident and Injury Policy

The policy outlines preventative measures we put in place to reduce the likelihood of accidents but also addresses the actions we take if an injury does occur. The key guiding principle is that we all have a shared responsibility although our roles in relation to this. 

ACCIDENT AND INJURY POLICY

 

Assessment Policy

To ensure excellent progress is made by all children we track progress through daily, formative assessments and regular summative assessments against National Curriculum levels. This is supported through the use of Assessing Pupil Progress (APP) materials and pupil conferencing

ASSESSMENT POLICY

 

Attendance and Lateness Policy

The first part of the policy describes the role of the parents and their statutory responsibilities. If a child is absent then parents should report this to the school giving the reasons. The school will decide whether the absence is authorised or un-authorised.

ATTENDANCE AND LATENESS POLICY

 

Behaviour Policy

In this policy we set out the expectations, rewards, sanctions and procedures that we follow to ensure that good behaviour is promoted and that support is clearly in place to address any areas of concern. This policy addresses both the promotion of positive behaviour, in accordance with our school’s general aims and ethos, in relation to children’s personal, social and moral development, and also our policy on rewards and sanctions with regard to pupils’ behaviour.

BEHAVIOUR POLICY

 

Charging Policy

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that statutory regulations with regards to charging are met by the school and that there is clarity about aspects for which it is the school’s responsibility to fund activities, where it is reasonable to request voluntary contribution and where it is reasonable to pass on a charge to parents.

CHARGING POLICY

 

Chase Bridge Agreement

The aim of the Chase Bridge Agreement is to foster an effective partnership and clear understanding between parents, children and school to ensure these values are shared and understood.

CHASE BRIDGE AGREEMENT

 

Complaints Policy

The first part of the policy describes the informal stages of a complaint which would usually be directed through a teacher or another member of staff. It then goes on to describe how a complaint can be escalated through to a formal stage and dealt with first by a senior member of staff or headteacher and then if there seems to be no adequate resolution to the governing body.

COMPLAINTS POLICY

 

Data Protection Policy

This policy documents how the school provides protection for personal data that is kept within the school such as admission registers, attendance registers, staff personnel files etc.

DATA PROTECTION POLICY

 

Data Protection Privacy Notice

This document details how we use people’s personal data that we have collected from them. 

DATA PROTECTION PRIVACY NOTICE

 

Online Safety Policy

ICT in the 21st Century is seen as an essential resource to support learning and teaching, as well as playing an important role in the everyday lives of children and adults. The policy highlights the need to educate children about the benefits and risks of using technology and provides safeguards and awareness for users to enable them to control their online experience.

ONLINE SAFETY POLICY

 

Financial Regulations Policy

This policy is written in accordance with the Financial Regulations for Schools, as laid out in the Finance Manual for Schools. The policy lays down formally the overall management of the school budget and the day-to-day management of the school’s financial affairs.

FINANCIAL REGULATIONS POLICY

 

Governors' Allowances Policy

The policy statement has been developed in accordance with the Education (Governors’ Allowances) Regulations 2003. These regulations give Governing Bodies the discretion to pay allowances from the school’s annual budget allocation to governors for certain allowances which they incur in carrying out their duties.

GOVERNORS' ALLOWANCES POLICY

 

Health and Safety Policy

The whole school community and in particular staff and others that are working or helping at Chase Bridge have a responsibility for the well-being of children. This means that if something is causing you concern where you feel a child or adult could be hurt, injured or harmed please report this to a senior member of staff or take immediate action if this is necessary.

HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY

 

Homework Policy

Homework is an important part of children’s learning. It enables the learning that happens in school to be consolidated and provides opportunities for parents to be more involved in their child’s education; this is essential, as children will reach their full potential as learners when teachers and parents are working together to help them progress. This policy describes in detail our homework expectations in the infants and juniors.

HOMEWORK POLICY

 

Inclusion Policy

The aim of this policy is to promote inclusive practice and ensure that all children, whatever their needs or barriers to learning they are able to make excellent progress. The purpose of the policy is to describe how we intend inclusion at Chase Bridge to be reflected within the school environment, the curriculum and within teaching and learning. The policy provides guidance on matters of equality and educational inclusion and outlines the principles that underpin our inclusive practice.

INCLUSION POLICY

 

Medical Policy

The first part of the policy makes it clear that medical care of the children at Chase Bridge is a shared responsibility between parents, the school and other health professionals. Staff are provided with appropriate and relevant training and all understand that they have a duty of care to the children we are collectively responsible for.

MEDICAL POLICY

 

Pay Policy

The policy makes reference to current legislation that impacts on pay. It also makes reference to how this links to job descriptions, access to records and the appraisal process. The obligations of governors, the Head teacher and staff are covered and there is further detail that attempts to address all eventualities that might occur when trying to make a determination about pay in a fair and equitable way.

PAY POLICY

 

Safeguarding Policy

The aim of this policy is to ensure that all our children remain safe. The purpose of the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy is to set out the general principles, terminology and protocols that we operate to keep the children at Chase Bridge safe from harm. The intention is to describe, in broad terms the key roles and responsibilities of all staff, how we work with other agencies and how we respond to Child Protection issues. It is also intended to be a reference for staff to help them understand how Safeguarding and Child Protection procedures operate. 

SAFEGUARDING POLICY

 

Sex and Relationships Policy

Sex and Relationships Education is lifelong learning about physical, moral and emotional development. It is about the understanding of the importance of stable and loving relationships for family life, (including marriage) respect, love and care.

SEX AND RELATIONSHIPS POLICY

 

Staff Appraisal Policy

This policy sets out the framework for a clear and consistent assessment of the overall performance of teachers and support staff and for supporting their development needs within the context of the school’s improvement plan. 

STAFF APPRAISAL POLICY

 

Staff Absence Policy

The policy recognises that employees may experience difficult circumstances and unforeseen events, for which they may need to take time off work. The school will seek to facilitate time off wherever possible. This policy defines the circumstances where paid time off will be given in addition to the options of annual leave and unpaid leave.

STAFF ABSENCE POLICY

 

Teaching and Learning Policy

The purpose of the policy is to describe what we want teaching and learning to ‘look like’ at Chase Bridge and achieve an appropriate level of consistency of excellent practice across the school. The policy is central to the core purpose of the school and as such is the cornerstone of many other school policies.

TEACHING AND LEARNING POLICY

 

Uniform and Appearance Policy

It is the school’s policy that all children should wear clothing that is in keeping with a purposeful learning ethos. Our policy for the children’s uniform is based on the belief that a school uniform promotes a sense of pride in the school; engenders a feeling of community and belonging; is practical, smart and identifies the children with the school; is not distracting in class; and makes children feel equal to their peers in terms of appearance.

UNIFORM AND APPEARANCE POLICY

 

Whistleblowing Policy

This policy acts as a framework to allow concerns to be raised confidentially and provides for a thorough and appropriate investigation of the matter to bring it to a satisfactory conclusion. 

WHISTLEBLOWING POLICY

 

 

 

 

Get In Touch

Chase Bridge Primary School
Kneller Road
Twickenham
TW2 7DE

020 8892 1242
info@chasebridge.richmond.sch.uk

Headteacher: Mr King
School Business Manager: Mrs Fleming