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Southfields Primary School

Southfields Primary School

Policies Governor Statutory

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