Redhill recognises its legal duty under s175 Education Act 2002 and the 1989 and 2004 Children Acts. We take seriously our responsibilities to protect and safeguard the interests of all pupils.
Safeguarding with Extremism and Radicalisation
Redhill is committed to providing a secure environment for pupils, where children feel safe and are kept safe. All staff and volunteers working at Redhill recognise that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility irrespective of the role they undertake or whether their role has direct contact or responsibility for children or not.
All schools are required by law to have a complaints policy. This policy should help resolve problems and provide a means for issues of concern to be raised and subsequently addressed. All complainants will be treated respectfully during and after the course of any complaints investigation and will receive a written response to their complaint, unless appropriate and reasonable measures have been put in place as a result of the ‘Persistent and/or Vexatious Complainants’ policy set out below.
At Redhill School we aim to prepare our students to become good citizens of the future. Through our curriculum we teach pupils British values and how to celebrate diversity. We aim to raise their awareness of radicalisation and extremist views, whatever the source.
Online Safety Policy
The Headteacher and Governors oversee the safe use of technology when children and learners are in their care and take action immediately if they are concerned about bullying, radicalisation or other aspects of children’s well-being. They are responsible for ensuring the safety (including online and the prevention of being drawn into terrorism) of all members of the school community. They have concern for the online reputation of the school.
Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent LSCBs have worked together to produce joint policies and procedures in line with current legislation and statutory guidance. This has resulted in the need to reconfigure the presentation and order of the existing SSCB procedures to synergise the work of both Boards and improve the way in which the SSCB procedures were presented.
Anti Bullying Policy
The aim of this policy is to provide the best possible standard of education on relationships which enables the pupils to develop a sense of self-worth and to acquire the knowledge and skills to equip themselves for their future life.
School will support pupils whose needs necessitate behaviour interventions or outside agency support.
Where applicable, individual risk assessments for these pupils will be put in place and discussed with
Acceptable User Policy
As part of our Safeguarding procedures all children and staff are required to agree with the Acceptable Use Policy. Teachers have discussed the policy with the children to make them aware of their responsibilities as network users.
School Attendance Policies should include reference to the following whilst reflecting your school’s own procedures. It is good practice to publish your attendance policy on your school website. Parents or carers will need to be regularly made aware of the terms of your policy – particularly with reference to the use of external agencies and your intended approach to the use of Fixed Penalty Notices or other parental measures to improve attendance. This includes parents/carers of pupils who join your school roll mid year.
Special Educational Needs Policy
This SEND Policy works alongside and in conjunction with the schools Local Offer and the Local Offer offered by Staffordshire Local Authority and the following school policies:
The Attendance Policy,The Pupil Premium Policy, The Behaviour Policy, LDD (Learning difficulty or disability) and Accessibility Policy, Anti-bullying Policy, Admissions Policy, Equal Opportunities Policy, Able children, Gifted and talented Policy, Safeguarding Policy, Learning and Teaching Policy, PSHE and Citizenship Policies, Multi-cultural and global citizenship Policies, Continuing Professional Development Policy and is embedded in the Learning and Teaching Framework of the school.
SEND Local Offer
From September 2014 every Local Authority will be required to publish information about services they expect to be available in their area for children and young people from birth to 25 who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and also services outside of the area which they expect children and young people from their area will use. This will be known as the ‘Local Offer’.
SEND School Information Report
Redhill is an inclusive school which tries its hardest to meet the needs of all children & young people. This report highlights some of those features
Supporting Children with Medical Conditions
On 1 September 2014 a new duty came into force for governing bodies to make arrangements to support pupils at school with medical conditions. The statutory guidance in this document is intended to help governing bodies meet their legal responsibilities and
sets out the arrangements they will be expected to make, based on good practice.
Redhill is required to keep and process certain information about its staff members and pupils in accordance with its legal obligations under the GDPR.
This policy is in place to ensure all staff and governors are aware of their responsibilities and outlines how the school complies with the core principles of the GDPR.
Freedom of Information
Redhill Primary School is committed to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and to the principles of accountability and the general right of access to recorded information, subject to legal exemptions. This policy outlines our response to the Act and a framework for managing requests.
Providing accessible information to individuals about the use of personal information (data) is a key element of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and sets a legal framework with which education settings must comply.
Charging & Remissions Policy
The aim of this policy is to set out what charges will be levied for school activities, external lettings and extended school provision, what remissions will be implemented and the circumstances under which voluntary contributions will be requested from parents.
Equality Information & Objectives
Equality of opportunity at Redhill Primary School is about providing equality and excellence for all in order to promote the highest possible standards of achievement. Equality of opportunity applies to all members of the school community – pupils, staff, governors, parents and community members.
The schools governing body has a responsibility to have a debt recovery policy which ensures that appropriate procedures are in place to enable the school to receive all income to which it is entitled.
At Redhill Primary School we aim to ‘ensure that children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. We promote teaching and learning to ensure children’s ‘school readiness’ and gives children the broad range of knowledge and skills that provide the right foundation for good future progress through school and life.’
Personal, Social, Health Economic Education Policy including Sex & relationships. At Redhill Primary School we are committed to the development of children’s social, emotional skills, children’s self esteem, their health and well-being. We are committed to developing the children’s responsibilities towards themselves, others in school, the local and global community.
Pupil Premium Policy
The Pupil Premium is allocated by local authorities, or the DfE, to schools and academies with pupils between Foundation Stage 2 and Year 11, on roll in January of each year, that are known to have been eligible for free school meals (FSM) at any time in the last six years (so-called Ever 6 Pupils).
Pupil Premium Policy
Facebook Page Policy
The Redhill Primary School Facebook page is run in partnership by the school. It is managed by a School Working Group.
Staffordshire Safeguarding Board Members
Staffordshire Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) is the key statutory mechanism for agreeing how local organisations will co-operate to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people living in Staffordshire.