Queen Elizabeth School

Our Policies

As a school we are required by statutory guidance to have certain policies and procedures in place covering varied aspects of school. These policies are reviewed on a scheduled basis.

We also have a number of other policies relating to various aspects of school that are also reviewed regularly.

If you have a question about any of the policies please contact school.

Statutory Policies

Behaviour Policy

The behaviour policy sets out the principles and practices that QES will follow in order to promote positive behaviour in school along with how sanctions will be used relating to various aspects of behaviour including uniform and substance abuse. There is also information about procedures for exclusion.

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Children Unable to attend School due to Health Needs

This policy sets out the schools aims to ensure that suitable alternative education is arranged for pupils on roll who cannot attend school due to being deemed unfit for school on a temporary basis.

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Equality & Accessibility

The Equality and Accessibility policy articulates QES’s commitment to ensure that everyone who belongs to, or comes into contact with, the school community is valued and respected. It promotes equality of opportunity and the commitment to eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment or victimisation.

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SEND

The policy sets out QES’s commitment to providing all pupils a broad and balanced curriculum, ensuring that it meets the needs of pupils with SEND.  It also explains how SEND is identified and assessed and what provision there is in school.

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Attendance

This policy sets outs the procedures that will be followed to encourage regular attendance at school. It details the roles and responsibilities of staff in school with regards to recording and monitoring attendance and how absences will be dealt with.

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Charging and Remissions

This policy sets out the schools commitment to ensuring that all students have access to a broad and balanced curriculum and its approach to charging and remissions.

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Complaints

The policy sets out the aims of QES when dealing with a complaint, the legislation and guidance followed along with the definition and scope of a complaint.  There are full details on the stages of a complaint, Informal, Formal and Appeal Panel.

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Safeguarding

This policy details QES’s commitment to the safeguarding of all the young people in its care and sets out the four strands to the safeguarding commitment. The action plan gives a more detailed timeline of actions to be completed.

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Whistleblowing

The Whistleblowing policy details the procedures to be followed if an employee of QES has a concern about misconduct within QES.

 

 

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Additional Policies

Acceptable Use - Pupils

This policy provides information for pupils wishing to use their own laptop computer or tablet device whilst at school. It sets out details of acceptable behaviour and good practice for pupils to follow.

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Anti-Bullying

This policy sets out the procedures QES will follow when dealing with reports of bullying and includes details of what measures will be followed in order to prevent bullying. It should be read in conjunction with the Behaviour Policy.

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British Values

Details of the Department for Education’s 5 part definition of British Values; Democracy, the Rule of Law, Individual Liberty, Mutual Respect and Tolerance of those of Different Faiths & Beliefs and how we approach them through our school community.

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Dealing with Exam Papers

This sets out the procedures that staff will follow when dealing with the arrival, despatch and distribution of exam papers.

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First Aid

This policy details the aims of the school to ensure the health and safety of all staff, pupils and visitors; the responsibilities of staff and the framework for responding to an incident and recording and reporting the outcomes.

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Gifted and Talented

This policy details the process in which students will be identified as being Gifted and Talented and the provision made for them within school.

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ITT

This policy sets out the training and support that will be offered to trainee teachers.

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NQT

This policy sets out the commitment to provide newly qualified teachers with the induction, support and statutory requirements to enable them to develop and thrive as teachers within the Trust.

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Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions

This policy sets out how school will support pupils with medical conditions and details the roles and responsibilities for staff members.

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Acceptable Use - Staff

This policy sets out an agreement for staff to ensure that they are aware of their responsibilities when using any form of ICT in school or out of school for school purposes. It aims to ensure that staff are responsible users and stay safe.

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Assessment

This policy sets out QES’s approach to assessment throughout the age and ability range. It details the responsibilities of staff and departments and provide specific information about the types of assessment that will be undertaken.

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Controlled Assessments

This policy lists the responsibilities of relevant staff in terms of organising, administering and overseeing controlled assessments.

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GDPR

Details of the Lunesdale Learning Trust’s policy for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The policy covers why certain information is kept and processed and how it is shared with third parties. It also explains an individual’s right to access their personal data and the process of applying to view their data.

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Health & Safety

This policy sets out the schools aims to provide and maintain a safe and healthy environment and establish and maintain safe working procedures amongst staff, pupils and visitors to the school site.

 

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Internal Exams

This policy sets out the procedures followed around internal examinations with regards to staff responsibilities, invigilation, marking and absent students.

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Reporting

This policy sets out the details of how school will report on pupils’ progress.

 

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Teaching & Learning

This policy sets out QES’s aims to educate all pupils to the highest possible standards.

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External Exams

This policy sets out the procedures followed around external examinations with regards to entries and management. It also includes details of appeals procedures, communicating regulations and exam staking place at home or in hospital.

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Acknowledge & Close

Year 6 Open Evenings

We will be holding Open Evenings on the following dates:
  • Thursday 16th September
  • Wednesday 22nd September

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