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Southfields Primary School

Southfields Primary School

Policies Governor 2018-19

Please see the Statutory Policy area of the website if you wish to read the policies the Governors have reviewed.  Below are listed the policies the Governors have agreed with a brief detail and link to legislation.

Charging and remissions

Amendment to indicate that legislation applies to academies and free schools via their funding agreements.

Legislation: Updated

Special educational needs

Review Frequency: The SEN Information Report should be updated annually and any changes to the information occurring during the year should be updated as soon as possible

Legislation: Updated

Teachers’ pay

Revised arrangements for the appointment of headteachers and calculating leadership group pay came into force with effect from September 2014.

Review frequency: Annually

Approval: Governing body

Legislation: Updated

Data Protection

Amendment to indicate that schools must register with the ICO - information commissioner office.

Admissions arrangements

Amendment to indicate that legislation applies to academies and free schools via their funding agreements.

Legislation: Updated

Governors’ allowances

Legislation: Updated

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

Legislation: Updated

Equality information and objectives (public sector equality duty) statement for publication

Amendment to indicate that equality objectives must be published every 4 years.

School information published on a website

Legislation: Updated

Register of pupils’ admission to school

Legislation: Updated

Register of pupils’ attendance

Minor amendment to the approval section, advising that the governing body of a school can delegate to the headteacher the keeping of the attendance register and that the register can be kept and updated daily by appropriate school staff.

Legislation: Updated

Child protection policy and procedures

Approval: Governing body or proprietor

Statutory guidance: Updated

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

Amendment to indicate that policies and procedures no longer have to cover learning and development; and that schools are not required to have separate policies to cover EYFS requirements where they are already met through an existing policy. 

Statutory guidance: Updated

Statement of procedures for dealing with allegations of abuse against staff

Statutory guidance: Updated

Supporting pupils with medical conditions

  • Healthy Schools
  • Ofsted Outstanding 2011|2012
  • Ofsted Outstanding 2008|2009
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  • Leeds Inclusion Chartermark
  • Arts Council England
  • Financial Management Standard in Schools