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Statutory DfE Website Information

In order to provide accessible statutory information, the following list includes the most recent requirements published by the Department for Education. 

Each requirement links to the appropriate area on our website. 
Requirement (each requirement is linked to the specific web page) Website Pathway
School Contact Details
Name of your school or college Homepage
Postal address of your school or college Contact Us
Telephone number of your school or college Contact Us
Name of the member of staff who deals with queries from parents and other members of the public Contact Us
Name of the Headteacher or Principal Contact Us
Name and address of the chair of the governing body (if you have one) Our Academy > Governance
Name and contact details of your special educational needs (SEN) co-ordinator (SENCO) unless you’re a special academy Contact Us
If you’re an academy or free school, you should publish details about your academy’s sponsor: if the school’s owner is a group or organisation, you should publish the address and telephone number of its office Contact Us
Admissions Arrangements
Academy trusts must publish the admissions arrangements for their schools on their website and keep them there for the whole of the offer year (the school year in which offers for places are made). Our Academy > Admissions
If you’re a 16 to 19 academy, FE college or sixth form, we recommend that you publish details of your admission arrangements. You should publish this information a year before the beginning of the academic year to help parents and students make an informed choice, and we recommend that the arrangements don’t change during the year. You should include details of:
Open days your college or academy is planning Events Diary
The process for applying for a place at your college or academy Our Academy > Admissions
Whether your college or academy gives priority to applications from pupils enrolled at particular schools Our Academy > Admissions
Ofsted Reports
A copy of your school’s most recent Ofsted report Our Academy > Ofsted
A link to the report on the Ofsted website Our Academy > Ofsted
Exam and Assessment Results - KS4
Progress 8 score Our Academy > Headline Figures - Results 2018 - Year 11 & Post 16
Attainment 8 score Our Academy > Headline Figures - Results 2018 - Year 11 & Post 16
Percentage of pupils who achieved a strong pass (grade 5 or above) in English and maths at the end of key stage 4 Our Academy > Headline Figures - Results 2018 - Year 11 & Post 16
The percentage of pupils entering for the English Baccalaureate (EBacc). To enter the EBacc, pupils must take up to 8 GCSEs or equivalents, across the 5 subject ‘pillars’ of English language and English literature, maths, sciences, a language and history or geography Our Academy > Headline Figures - Results 2018 - Year 11 & Post 16
Percentage of pupils who’ve achieved the English Baccalaureate. In 2017, this was the percentage of pupils achieving the EBacc, so pupils who got a grade 5 or above in English and maths, and a grade C or above in the science, humanities and language pillars of the EBacc. In 2018, the EBacc attainment measure will change to an average point score (EBacc APS), showing pupils’ point scores across the 5 pillars of the EBacc Our Academy > Headline Figures - Results 2018 - Year 11 & Post 16
Percentage of students staying in education or employment after key stage 4 (destinations) Our Academy > Headline Figures - Results 2018 - Year 11 & Post 16
Exam and Assessment Results - KS5
If you’re an academy or college, you should publish a link to your 16 to 18 performance tables page. Our Academy > Headline Figures - Results 2018 - Year 11 & Post 16
Performance Tables
Academies, including 16 to 19 academies and colleges, should publish a link to the school and college performance tables and your school or college’s performance tables page. Our Academy > Headline Figures - Results 2018 - Year 11 & Post 16
Curriculum
The content of the curriculum your school follows in each academic year for every subject, including for mandatory subjects such as Religious Education even if it’s taught as part of another subject or subjects or is called something else. Our Curriculum
Your approach to the curriculum. Our Curriculum
How parents or other members of the public can find out more about the curriculum your school is following. Our Curriculum
How you meet the 16 to 19 study programme requirements (if you have a sixth form or offer education at 16 to 19).
A list of the courses available to pupils at key stage 4, including GCSEs Our Curriculum > Our Curriculum > Our Curriculum Model 2017-2018 > SELECT OPTIONS BOOKLET AS REQUIRED
The 16 to 19 qualifications you offer. Our Academy > Sixth From > SELECT ACADEMIC OR VOCATIONAL COURSE PROSPECTUS AS REQUIRED
Behaviour Policy
Academies should publish details of the school’s behaviour policy, including its anti-bullying strategy. Our Academy > Policies and Reference > R4L
Pupil Premium
If your school receives pupil premium funding, your funding agreement will state what information you need to publish about it. Regardless of what your funding agreement requires you to publish, we recommend that you publish details of your pupil premium strategy. For the current academic year, we recommend you publish:
How much pupil premium funding you received for this academic year. Our Academy > Pupil Premium > Pupil Premium Spending Plan 2018-19
Details of the main barriers to educational achievement that the disadvantaged children in your school face. Our Academy > Pupil Premium > Pupil Premium Spending Plan 2018-19
How you will spend your pupil premium funding to overcome these barriers and the reasons for the approach you’ve chosen. Our Academy > Pupil Premium > Pupil Premium Spending Plan 2018-19
How you’ll measure the effect of the pupil premium Our Academy > Pupil Premium > Pupil Premium Spending Plan 2018-19
The date of the next pupil premium strategy review. Our Academy > Pupil Premium > Pupil Premium Spending Plan 2018-19
For the previous academic year, we recommend you publish:
How you spent your pupil premium funding. Our Academy > Pupil Premium > Pupil Premium Impact Report 2017-2018
The effect that the pupil premium had on pupils Our Academy > Pupil Premium > Pupil Premium Impact Report 2017-2018
Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch-up Premium
If your school receives year 7 literacy and numeracy catch-up premium funding, you must publish details of how you spend this funding and the effect this has had on the attainment of the pupils who attract it.
How much year 7 catch-up premium you received for this financial year.
Details of how you intend to spend the funding. Our Academy > Pupil Premium > Catch up Funding Spending Plan 2018-2019
Details of how you spent your year 7 catch-up premium last financial year. Our Academy > Pupil Premium > Catch Up Funding Spending Plan 2017-2018
How it made a difference to the attainment of the pupils who attract the funding and how you assessed the effect it had.
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
Academies and free schools must publish a report on their policy for pupils or students with SEN and how they put the policy into effect. They should update this information annually, or as soon as possible if there are changes during the year. The report must comply with:

Section 69 of the Children and Families Act 2014, including: The arrangements for the admission 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 Information as to the plan prepared by the governing body or proprietor under paragraph 3 of schedule 10 to the Equality Act 2010 (accessibility plan) for: Increasing the extent to which disabled pupils can participate in the school’s curriculum Improving the physical environment of the school for the purpose of increasing the extent to which disabled pupils are able to take advantage of education and benefits, facilities and services provided or offered by the school Improving the delivery to disabled pupils of information which is readily accessible to pupils who are not disabled 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

 

SEN Information Report

Special Education Needs and Disabilities Policy 2018

Our Academy > Policies and Reference > SEN Information Report and Our Academy > Policies and Reference > SEND Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy
Careers Programme Information
From September 2018, academies, free schools and colleges should publish information about the school’s careers programme. This information should relate to the delivery of careers guidance to year 8 to 13 pupils (12 to 18 year olds) and any requirement set out in your funding agreement to deliver careers guidance. For the current academic year, you should include:
The name, email address and telephone number of the school’s Careers Leader. Our Curriculum > CEIAG
A summary of the careers programme, including details of how pupils, parents, teachers and employers may access information about the careers programme.
How the school measures and assesses the impact of the careers programme on pupils.
The date of the school’s next review of the information published.
Equality Objectives
As public bodies, academies and further education institutions must comply with the public sector equality duty in the Equality Act 2010 and the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011. This means you have to:
Publish details of how your school complies with the public sector equality duty - you should update this every year Our Academy > Policies and Reference > Equality Policy
Publish your school’s equality objectives - you should update this at least once every 4 years Our Academy > Policies and Reference > Equality Policy
You need to include details of: - Eliminating discrimination (see the Equality Act 2010) - Improving equality of opportunity for people with protected characteristics - Consulting and involving those affected by inequality in the decisions your school or college takes to promote equality and eliminate discrimination (affected people could include parents, pupils, staff and members of the local community) Our Academy > Policies and Reference > Equality Policy
School Complaints Procedure

We recommend that all academies, free schools and colleges publish their complaints policy online. If you’re an academy, free school, FE or sixth-form college, we recommend that you publish your whistleblowing policy online. Academies and free schools must publish any arrangements for handling complaints from parents of children with special educational needs about the support provided by the school.

 

Compliments, Comments, Concerns and Complaints Policy

Whistle blowing policy

Our Academy > Policies and Reference > Complaints Proceedure
Annual Reports and Accounts
Annual Report Our Academy > Governance > Annual Report Audited Accounts 2017
Annual Audited Accounts Our Academy > Governance > Annual Report Audited Accounts 2017
Memorandum of Association Our Academy > Governance > Memorandum of Association
Articles of Association Our Academy > Governance > Articles of Association
Names of Charity Trustees and Members Our Academy > Governance
Funding Agreement Our Academy > Academy Funding Agreement
Trustees’ Information and Duties
Academy trusts must publish accessible and up to date details of governance arrangements. Find more on what you need to publish about your academy and its board of trustees in the Academies financial handbook.
Details of the structure and responsibilities of the governing body and its committees Our Academy > Governance
Handbook related information Our Academy > Governance > Trustees' Information and Duties
Information about each governor’s:
Business interests Our Academy > Governance > Governor Register of Interest
Financial interests Our Academy > Governance > Governor Register of Interest
Governance roles in other schools Our Academy > Governance
Charging and Remissions Policies
Academies should publish their charging and remissions policies (this means when you cancel fees). The policies must include details of:
The activities or cases where your school will charge pupils’ parents Our Academy > Policies and Reference > Charging and Remissions Policy
The circumstances where your school will make an exception on a payment you would normally expect to receive under your charging policy Our Academy > Policies and Reference > Charging and Remissions Policy
Values and Ethos

Your website should include a statement of your school’s ethos and values.

 

Our Co-operative Values and Principles

Welcome

Our Co-operative School > Our Co-operative Values and Principles

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Our Academy > Welcome

Requests for Paper Copies
If a parent requests a paper copy of the information on your school’s website, you must provide this free of charge. Contact Us