Paper copies of our policies are available, free of charge, on application to the School office.

Statutory Policies & Documents

Statutory Policies (DFE Guidance Sept 2014 – DFE00057-2014 – academies required to have by law)
 Policy Date Review Responsible Persons Committee Governor Committee
Approval & on Website
Policies required by education/other legislation:
GDPR Privacy Notice for Schools – pupils May 18 May 19 Trust Board 24/5/18
GDPR Privacy Notice – Staff May 18 May 19 Trust Board 24/5/18
Charging and Remissions May 18 Trust Board May 18
Data Protection Aut 16 Aut 18 Chair Trust ARP 31/10/16
General Data Protection Regulation Policy May 18 May 19 ET Board 14/5/18
Grievance Feb 19 Feb 21 CEO Trust Board 25/2/19
Health & Safety Oct 18 Oct 19 Phil Harris Trust PHS Oct 19
Safeguarding Policy Feb 19 Feb 20 CEO with Heads of Schools Trust Board 25/2/19
Sex and Relationships (SRE) Sep 18 Sept 19 Pinetree HT Standards Committee/LGB Spring 18
Right Choices for Learning and Life (Behaviour Policy) Apr 18 Apr 19  Pinetree HT
Trustees and Governors Allowance Policy Feb 17 Annual Feb 18 G Wardlow Trust ARP 27/02/17
Other Statutory Documents: (could be in Policy format or other)
Admission Arrangements Can be accessed via www.pinetreeschool.org.uk/about/admission-arrangements
Accessibility Plan Aut 16 3 yearly T Cockburn Trust PHS 21/9/16
Central Record of recruitment and vetting checks Single Central record held as live document on MIS
Parental Complaints Policy We are obliged to report that for 2017/18, the Engage Trust received 0 Parental Complaints for The Pinetree School
Dealing with Allegations of abuse against staff Refer to Safeguarding Policy
Freedom of Information Scheme July 16 July 17 Chair Trust ARP 04/07/16
Home School Agreement Doc A copy of our Home School Agreement can be found here
Minutes of and papers of governing body and its committees Held centrally at Engage Trust offices , Drayton and on www.pinetreeschool.org.uk/about/local-governing-body
Premises management documents Can be accessed via www.engagetrust.org.uk/articles-of-association-committee-meetings
Equality Information and objectives – statement for publication On Engage Trust Website and reviewed every three years by Trust I&P Committee. Each Academy LGB completes an Equalities Audit and subsequent Action Plan to address any issues.
School info published on website www.pinetreeschool.org.uk
Register of pupils’ admissions to school Held within each school – admission minutes and held live on MIS
Register of pupils’ attendance Held live on MIS
SEND Policy Spring 2018 Spring 2019 Academy HT’s and SENCOs Trust ARP 31/1/18
Disciplinary Procedure Feb 2019 Feb 2021 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Disciplinary, Dismissal and Appeal Committee Hearings Procedure Feb 2019 Feb 2021 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Staff Code of Conduct Jan 16 2 years Jan 18 CEO and Exec. HT and Pinetree HT Trust ARP 22/01/16
Supporting Pupils with Medical conditions Autumn 2018 Autumn 2020 Pinetree HT Trust I&P  11/7/18
Support Staff Capability Procedure Feb 2019 Feb 2021 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Teaching Staff Capability Procedure Feb 2019 Feb 2021 HR Trust Board 25/2/19

Non-Statutory Policies

Policy Date Responsible
Persons
Committee Governor Committee
Approval Date
Absence Management Policy Feb 2019 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Absence Management Procedure Feb 2019 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Accounting May 18 Trust Board May 18
Anti-Fraud & Corruption May 18 Trust Board May 18
Anti Bullying (Draft) Feb 2019 Pinetree HT
Assessment and Feedback Autumn 2016 Pinetree HT LGB October 16
Careers Advice, Information and Guidance (CIAG) Policy (draft) Feb 2019 Pinetree HT
Confidentiality Oct 2018 Trust October 16
Deduction of hours for Support Staff- Part days
Disclosure & Barring Checks Summer 2017 Trust
Display User Equipment Oct 2017 Trust October 20
E-Safety Jan 18 Trust ARP Jan 18
Employment of persons
with criminal convictions
Nov 17 Trust ARP Nov 17
Exam Policy Nov 17 Trust ARP Nov 17
Gifts & Hospitality May 18 Trust Board May 18
Intimate Care Policy Autumn 15 Pinetree HT Trust I&P 8/12/16
Investment May 18 Trust Board May 18
Leave and Time Off Feb 19 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Lettings Oct 16 Finance Mgr, Business Director Trust F&P 31/10/16
Lone Working Spring 16 Trust Board Spring 16
Maternity (Support Staff)
Maternity (Teaching Staff)
Missing Child/Absconsion February 18 Trust ARP Feb 18
More Academically Able and Talented Policy June 17 Trust ARP June 17
New and Expectant Mothers
Offsite Visits April 17 Trust PHS April 17
Operation of Mini Buses Feb 18 Trust PHS Feb 18
Paternity Leave and Pay Scheme Autumn 15 Autumn 15
Pay Jan 17 Trust F&P Jan 17
Positive Handling Policy
P.S.H.E. Policy June 17 Trust ARP June 17
Recruitment and Selection Nov 16 Trust F&P Nov 16
Reserves May 18 Trust Board May 18
Substance Misuse July 2017 Trust ARP July 17
Teacher Appraisal Policy Feb 2019 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Support Staff Appraisal Policy Feb 2019 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Staffing Adjustments Policy Feb 2019 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Teaching and Learning Policy Autumn 2018  Pinetree HT Trust I&P
Travel, Subsistence and Disturbance Dec 2016 Trust ARP Dec 16
Visitor July 16 Trust F&P July 16
Volunteer Nov 16 Trust F&P Nov 16
Whistleblowing Jan 17 Trust ARP Jan 17

 

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