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Statutory Information (Info for Ofsted)

Please follow hyperlinks below to find information published on this website in compliance with: What academies, free schools and colleges should publish online.

  • School contact details can be found on our Contact Us page.
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    Your website should include the:

    • name of your school or college
    • postal address of your school or college
    • telephone number of your school or college
    • name of the member of staff who deals with queries from parents and other members of the public
    • name of the headteacher or principal
    • name and address of the chair of the governing body (if you have one)
    • name and contact details of your special educational needs (SEN) co-ordinator (SENCO) unless you’re a special academy

    If you’re an academy or free school, you should publish details about your academy’s sponsor:

    • if the school’s owner is an individual, you should publish their full name and contact details (address and a telephone number)
    • if the school’s owner is a group or organisation, you should publish the address and telephone number of its office
  • Values and ethos of the school are articulated on our About Us page.
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    Academies and colleges should publish a statement of their ethos and values.

  • Admission arrangements can be found via our Admissions page.
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    Admissions arrangements for all mainstream academy schools must comply with the School admissions code and the School admission appeals code.

    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).

  • Term Dates can be found on our Calendar and Term Dates Page
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    Term dates for the next two years.

  • Times can be found on the 'Our School Day' page
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    Times of the school day including lessons and assemblies.

  • Complaints procedure information can be viewed or downloaded from our School Policies page.
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    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.

  • Charging and remissions policy can be viewed, printed or downloaded from our School Policies page.
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    Academies should publish their charging and remissions policies (this means when you cancel fees). The policies must include details of:

    • the activities or cases for which your school will charge pupils’ parents
    • the circumstances where your school will make an exception on a payment you would normally expect to receive under your charging policy

     

  • Child Protection Policy and Procedures can be found on our School Policies page
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    The document must be published either on the school website or via other means (DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018)

  • Performance tables can be found via a link on our School Data page.
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    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.

  • Privacy Notice can be found on our Privacy Policy page
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    You must publish or otherwise make freely available your Privacy Notice for the use of pupil information.

  • Ofsted report can be found via our Ofsted Report page where you can also find a link to previous reports on the Ofsted website.
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    Academies and colleges, including 16 to 19 institutions, should do one of the following:

    • publish a copy of your school’s or college’s most recent Ofsted report
    • publish a link to the webpage where users can find your school’s or college’s most recent Ofsted report
  • Exam and assessment results for Key stage 2 (KS2) can be found on our School Data page.
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    Key stage 2 (KS2)

    If you’re an academy, you should publish the following information on your website each year:

    • percentage of pupils who’ve achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths
    • average progress that pupils have made in reading between KS1 and KS2
    • average progress that pupils have made in writing between KS1 and KS2
    • average progress that pupils have made in maths between KS1 and KS2
    • percentage of pupils who’ve achieved a higher standard in reading, writing and maths
    • your pupils’ average scaled score in the reading test
    • your pupils’ average scaled score in the maths test

    You can find more information about these KS2 performance measures, including the higher standard, in the Primary school accountability guidance.

  • PE and sport premium for primary schools information can be viewed or downloaded from our School Policies page.
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    If your school receives PE and sport premium funding, you must publish:

    • how much funding you received
    • a full breakdown of how you've spent the funding or will spend the funding
    • the effect of the premium on pupils' PE and sport participation and attainment
    • how you'll make sure these improvements are sustainable

    You are also required to publish the percentage of pupils within your Year 6 cohort in the academic year who met the national curriculum requirement to:

    • swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres
    • use a range of strokes effectively
    • perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations

    Attainment data for year 6 pupils should be provided from their most recent swimming lessons. This may be data from years 3, 4, 5 or 6, depending on the swimming programme at your school.

  • Pupil premium information can be viewed or downloaded from our School Policies page.
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    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
    • details of the main barriers to educational achievement that the disadvantaged children in your school face
    • how you will spend your pupil premium funding to overcome these barriers and the reasons for the approach you’ve chosen
    • how you will measure the effect of the pupil premium
    • the date of the next pupil premium strategy review

    For the previous academic year, we recommend you publish:

    • how you spent your pupil premium funding
    • the effect that the pupil premium had on pupils

    The Teaching Schools Council has produced guidance for schools on developing and presenting their pupil premium strategy, including a pupil premium strategy template which schools may choose to use.

  • Curriculum details can be found on our Curriculum Plans page.
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    You must publish:

    • the content of the curriculum your school follows in each academic year for every subject
    • your approach to the curriculum
    • the names of any phonics or reading schemes you are using in KS1
    • how parents or other members of the public can find out more about the curriculum your school is following
  • Behaviour policy details can be viewed or downloaded from our School Policies page.
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    You should publish details of your school's behaviour policy, including your anti-bullying strategy in accordance with Part 3 of the Schedule to Education (Independent School standards) (England) Regulations 2014. This policy must also include the school's approach to the use of reasonable force to control or restrain pupils.

  • Special educational needs and disability (SEND) information and Accessibility plan can be viewed, printed or downloaded from our School Policies page.
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    You must publish a SEN information report on your school's policy for pupils with SEND and how you put the policy into effect. You should update this annually, or as soon as possible if there are changes during the year.

    The report must comply with:

    You can find details of what to include in schedule 1 of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014, and section 6 of the Special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years.

    You must also publish the accessibility plan you've prepared in compliance with paragraph 3 of schedule 10 to the Equality Act 2010

  • Equality objectives details can be viewed or downloaded from our School Policies page.
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    As public bodies, academies, free schools and further education institutions must comply with the public sector equality duty in the Equality Act 2010. This means you have to:

    • publish details of how your school complies with the public sector equality duty - you should update this every year
    • publish your school’s equality objectives - you should update this at least once every 4 years

    You need to include details of:

    • eliminating discrimination (see the Equalities 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)
  • Governance Details and Register of Interests can be found on our Governance Details page.
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    The Academies financial handbook explains what information you need to publish about your school and its governing body.    

  • Annual accounts and Governance Statement details can be viewed or downloaded from The Good Shepherd website using the link on The Good Shepherd page of this website.
  • Statement of behaviour principles can be found as part of our Behaviour Policy and on our Golden Rules page
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    This is part of our behaviour policy to ensure excellent behaviour across the school. We follow 6 simple Golden Rules alongside our Christian values that help to keep the children safe, happy and successful.