Policy Schedule

Governing Body Policy Schedule

 

  1. STATUTORY POLICIES REQUIRED BY EDUCATION LEGISLATION:

·         Capability of Staff

·         Charging and remissions policies

·         Teacher Appraisal policy

·         School behaviour policy

·         Sex education policy

·         Special educational needs policy

·         Teachers’ pay policy

 

  1. STATUTORY POLICIES REQUIRED BY OTHER LEGISLATION:

·         Data protection policy

·         Health and safety policy

 

  1. OTHER STATUTORY DOCUMENTS:

·         Admissions arrangements

·         Accessibility plan

·         Behaviour principles

·         Central record of recruitment and vetting checks

·         Complaints procedure

·         Freedom of information publication scheme

·         Governor’s allowances (schemes for paying)

·         Governors' annual report to parents (maintained nursery schools only)

·         Home-school agreements

·         Instrument of government

·         Minutes of, and papers considered at, meetings of the governing body and its committees

·         Premises management

·         Publication of equality information and objectives (Public sector equality duty)

·         School information published on website

·         Register of business interests of Headteachers and governors

·         Register of pupils’ admission to school

·         Register of pupils’ attendance

·         Staff discipline, conduct and grievance (procedures for addressing)

 

 

 

  1. DOCUMENTS REFERENCED IN STATUTORY GUIDANCE

 

  • Child Protection policy and procedures
  • Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Statement of procedures for dealing with allegations of abuse against staff
  • Supporting pupils with medical conditions

 

DfE February 2014

Policy Schedule

YELLOW DENOTES A LEGAL REQUIREMENT

 

What, When, Who, Where

Next Review Date

Title

Required Review Frequency

Agreed Frequency

By the school

Committee/

Governing Body

/individual

Location in school

 

 

 

GOVERNANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Allowance and expenses (If GB pay expenses)

Free to determine

Every 3 Years

FGB

Admin Server

Summer

2014

Summer

2015

Summer

2016

Annual Report to Parents (only required for maintained nurseries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Induction Policy for new governors

Free to determine

Annually

Personnel

Admin Server

Spring

2014

Spring

2015

Spring

2016

Instruments of governance

Free to determine

When there are legal changes

FGB

Admin Server

Website

Autumn

2014

As required

As required

Minutes of, and papers considered at, meetings of the governing body and its committees

N/A

As required

FGB

Part 1 on website

N/A

N/A

N/A

Terms of Reference

Free to determine

Annually

FBG +

Committee

Website

Spring

2014

Spring

2015

Spring

2016

Premises Management

Premises Management Plan

See Compliance Monitoring of Council Buildings

Annually

FP + H+S

Committee

Website

Spring

2014

Spring

2015

Spring

2016

Register of business interests for headteachers and governors

Free to determine

Annually

FGB

Admin

Office

Autumn

2014

Autumn

2015

Autumn

2015

STAFFING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Central Record of recruitment and vetting checks

Live document –

 

Safe

guarding Gov

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

Teachers Pay Policy

Annually

Annually

Personnel

Admin

Server

Aut.

2014

Aut.

2015

Aut.

2016

Appraisal Policy – for teaching staff

Annually

Annually

Personnel

Admin

Server

Aut.

2014

Aut.

2015

Aut.

2016

Staff Attendance Policy

Free to determine

Every 2 years

Personnel

Admin

Server

Spring 2014

Spring

2016

Spring 2018

Leave of Absence Policy

Free to determine

Every 2 years

Personnel

Admin

Server

Spring 2014

Spring

2016

Spring 2018

Secondment Policy

Free to determine

Every 2 years

Personnel

Admin

Server

Spring 2014

Spring

2016

Spring 2018

Review of staffing structure document

Free to determine

Annually

Personnel

Admin

Server

Spring2014

Spring2015

Spring2016

Capability of Staff (discipline, grievance and conduct)

Free to determine

Annually

Personnel

Admin

Server

Spring2014

Spring2015

Spring2016

Staff discipline, conduct and grievance – procedures for addressing

Free to determine

Annually

Personnel

Admin

Server

Spring2014

Spring2015

Spring2016

  • Statement of procedures for dealing with allegations of abuse against staff

 

Free to determine

Annually

Personnel

Admin

Server

Spring2014

Spring2015

Spring2016

Complaints Procedure

Free to determine

Annually

Personnel

Website

Spring 2014

Spring

2015

Spring

2016

Data Protection Policy

Every

2 Years

Every Two years

Personnel

 

Sum

2015

Sum

2017

Sum

2019

Publication of Equality Information and Objectives

Every 4 years and publish annually on school website

Every four years

Personnel

Website

Sum

2016

Sum

2020

Sum

2024

FINANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charging and Remissions Policy

Free to determine

Every 2 years

FP+H+S

Admin

Server

Autumn

2014

Autumn

2016

Autumn

2018

Financial Delegation Scheme/plan

Free to determine

Every 2 years

FP+H+S

Admin

Server

Autumn

2014

Autumn

2016

Autumn

2018

Health and Safety Policy (LA on behalf of maintained schools)

Free to determine

Annually

FP+H+S

Website

Spring

2014

Spring

2015

Spring

2016

Lettings policy

Free to determine

Every 2 years

FP+H+S

Admin

Server

Website

Spring

2014

Spring

2016

Spring

2018

TEACHING AND LEARNING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attendance Policy (targets)

Free to determine

Annually

TLC + WB

Admin

Server

Website

Spring

2014

Spring

2016

Spring

2018

Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Policy ( include monitoring and evaluation, planning, assessment of learning and for learning, target setting, marking, display, homework)

Free to determine

Every Two Years

TLC + WB

Admin

Server

Website

Spring

2014

Spring

2016

Spring

2018

Drug Education Policy

Free to determine

Every Two Years

TLC+WB

Admin

Server

Website

Spring

2014

Spring

2016

Spring

2018

Early Years Foundation Stage – duty to deliver

Varies – see guidance

Every Two Years

TLC+WB

Admin

Server

Website

Autumn

2014

Autumn

2016

Autumn

2018

Exclusions policy

Free to determine

Every Two Years

TLC + WB

Admin

Server

Website

Summer

2014

Summer

2016

Summer

2018

Gifted and Talented Pupils policy

Free to determine

Every Two Years

TLC + WB

Admin

Server

Website

Summer

2014

Summer

2016

Summer

2018

Cared for Children

Free to determine

Every Two Years

TLC + WB

Admin

Server

Website

Summer

2014

Summer

2016

Summer

2018

School Council Policy

Free to determine

Every Two Years

TLC + WB

Admin

Server

Website

Summer

2014

Summer

2016

Summer

2018

School Behaviour Policy

Free to determine

Annually

TLC + WB

Admin

Server

Website

Autumn

2014

Autumn

2016

Autumn

2018

Statement of Behaviour Principles

Free to determine

Annually

FGB

Admin

Server

Website

Spring

2014

Spring

2016

Spring

2018

School Prospectus – under review

As required

As required

Delegated to Headteacher

Website

N/A

N/A

N/A

School Uniform

As above

As required

Delegated to Headteacher

Website

N/A

N/A

N/A

Sex Education Policy

Free to determine

Every Two Years

TLC + WB

Admin

Server

Website

Spring

2014

Spring

2016

Spring

2018

Special Educational Needs Policy

Annually

Annually

TLC + WB

Admin

Server

Website

Autumn

2014

Autumn

2016

Autumn

2018

Special Needs Report to Parents

Annually

Annually

TLC+WB

Admin

Server

Website

Autumn

2014

Autumn

2016

Autumn

2018

Collective Worship – duty to ensure it takes place

N/A

2 years

TLC+PW

 

Summer

2014

Summer

2016

Summer

2018

WHOLE SCHOOL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Register of pupils’ admission to school

Annually

Termly

FGB

HT Report

MIS

2014

2015

2016

School information published on the website

Live

Annually

Delegate to HT and CoG

Website

Autumn

2014

Autumn

2015

Autumn

2015

Accessibility Plan included in Inclusion Policy

Every

3 Years

Every 3 years

FP+H+S

Website

2017

2020

2023

Register of Pupil Attendance

Live document

Termly

Termly

HT Report

MIS

N/A

N/A

N/A

Admissions Policy (Foundation, Academy, Voluntary Aided) Community where LA has delegated responsibility

At least every

7 years

LA

LA

LA

LA

LA

LA

Child Protection Policy and procedures

Annually

Annually

FGB

Website

Summer

2014

Summer

2015

Summer

2015

Community Cohesion – duty to promote – see inclusion policy

See above

 

 

 

 

 

 

Food policy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freedom of Information Publication Policy

Free to determine

Every 3 years

FGB

Website

Summer

2014

Summer

2017

Summer

2020

Home School Agreement

Free to determine

Every 3 years

FGB

Website

Sum

2014

Summer

2017

Summer

2020

Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions

Free to determine

Bi-annually

TLC + WB

Admin

Server

Website

Autumn

2014

Autumn

2016

Autumn

2018

Risk Management Policy and Procedures - Assessment - Records – School Trips – Govs to approve over-night trips – Fire Drills – Security – Notifiable diseases – Critical Incident – medicine policy – lone worker policy – lost child policy – pond risk assessment – safer working practices policy – accident reporting -

Live document

EVOLVE

PRIME

Live document

EVOLVE

Chair of Govs

EVOLVE

PRIME

Aut

2014

Autumn

2015

Autumn

2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Policy Review Process

Steps

  1. Make changes to the policy in RED
  2. Complete the document below
  3. Circulate to required audience
  4. State a RETURN date
  5. Ratify

EXAMPLE

Policy

PAY POLICY

Status

Best Practice

Information

Protocol

Statutory

Please tick 

 

 

 

Ratified by Governors

April 2012

 

 

 

Changes made by

J Smith

Discussed with staff

Discussed at Personnel Committee

 

Date created and discussed

10/03/13

20/03/13

N/A

 

Changes required by date

30/06/13

 

 

 

Changes – please see

  • Page
  • Section
  • Comment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMENTS BY GOVERNORS/STAFF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name of governors/staff

 

 

 

 

Policy

 Xxxxxxxx  POLICY

Status

Best Practice

Information

Protocol

Statutory

Please tick 

 

 

 

 

Ratified by Governors

Xx/xx/xx

 

 

 

Changes made by

 

Discussed with staff

Discussed at Personnel Committee

 

Date created and discussed

Xx/xx/xx

Xx/xx/xx

Xx/xx/xx

 

Changes required by date

Xx/xx/xx

 

 

 

Changes – please see

  • Page
  • Section
  • Comment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMENTS BY GOVERNORS/STAFF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name of governors/staff

 

 

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Albert Road
Bollington
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK10 5HS

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