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Draft Model Safeguarding Policy 2021-2022

The Department for Education (DfE) has published an updated version of the statutory guidance Keeping children safe in education (KCSIE) 2021 which revises the 2020 guidance. This policy has been updated in accordance with the changes

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Debt Policy 2019-2021

From May 2017, South Grove Primary School has amended their strict NO DEBT policy relating to the school meal service and Breakfast Club.

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Emergency Response Plan (Business Continuity Plan) February 2020

We recognise the importance of establishing clear guidelines and strategies to react to any school related emergency or critical incident. It is equally important that the plan has enough flexibility to allow the school to respond to any type of incident that may affect or interrupt the normal operation of the school.

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Adverse Weather Conditions & Emergency School Closure - 2019

January 2019 The school will make every effort to remain open whenever possible and operating as normal. In the event of severe adverse weather or an emergency i.e. no water or heating, it may be necessary to make a decision to close the school for the safety of the children and staff.

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The Governing Body has a duty to oversee the direction and policies of the school, to monitor its standards and be held to account for its conduct and performance. Visiting the school is the best way to learn how it functions, and to keep under review how it operates so that you can increase the Governing Body’s first-hand knowledge, informing strategic decision making.

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Safeguarding Policy - 2020-21

Children learn and thrive best when they are healthy, safe and secure, when their individual needs are met, and when they have positive relationships with the adults caring for them South Grove Primary aims to offer an environment where children feel welcome, safe, stimulated and where children are able to enjoy learning and developing in confidence.

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Asthma Policy 2019

The School welcomes all pupils with asthma, and will encourage and help children with asthma to participate fully in all aspects of school life.

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First Aid Policy 2019

The purpose of this First Aid Policy is to enable the school to effectively to provide for the immediate needs and requirements of staff and students who have sustained either a serious or a minor injury

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Health and Safety Policy 2019

The London Borough of Waltham Forest (LBWF) has a duty under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 to provide safe and healthy working conditions for employees and to ensure that their work does not adversely affect the health and safety of other people (e.g. pupils/visitors).

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Medicines Policy 2019

Purpose: To ensure safe and clear administration of medicines

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Zero Tolerance Policy 2019

The policy sets out the framework for tackling incidents of violence against South Grove staff, including threats and inappropriate behaviour and language, in support of its staff

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Attendance Policy 17-18

We believe that punctuality and good attendance are essential for all pupils to ensure they can benefit from their education and reach their full potential, both academically and socially.

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Equality Policy 17-18

At South Grove Primary School, we are committed to ensuring that every member of our school community is given every opportunity to succeed and feel pride in their achievements.

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Anti-Bullying Policy 2018

South Grove Primary School recognises that our children and their families are at the heart of all we do. We passionately believe that every pupil is important and that we have a responsibility to ensure that all pupils achieve success and become the very best that they can be.

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Charging and Remissions Policy 2019

The Headteacher and Governing Body of South Grove Primary School recognise the value of providing a wide range of experiences to enrich and extend pupils’ learning and to contribute to their personal development.

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Complaints Policy

E-safety and Acceptable Use Policies

Computing Policies

GDPR and data Protection Policies

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Freedom of Information Policy & Publication Scheme 2020

South Grove Primary School is committed to transparency in its dealings with the public and fully embraces the aims of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the access provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018.

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The School is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses the personal data of its workforce, and to meeting its data protection obligations. This policy sets out the School's commitment to data protection, and individual rights and obligations in relation to personal data.

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GDPR – Privacy Notice For Parents - October 2020

Under data protection law, individuals have a right to be informed about how the school uses any personal data that we hold about them. We comply with this right by providing ‘privacy notices’ (sometimes called ‘fair processing notices’) to individuals where we are processing their personal data.

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Data Protection – Privacy Notice - October 2020

Why we collect and use this information

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Records Management & Staff Retention Schedule - October 2020

The School recognises that by efficiently managing its records, it will be able to comply with its legal and regulatory obligations and to contribute to the effective overall management of the institution.

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Subject Access Request Form

This form allows you to request information about yourself that you are entitled to under the General Data Protection Regulation. This is so you can be aware of the information the school is processing about you, and verify the lawfulness of the processing

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Data Protection Policy GDPR

South Grove Primary School uses personal information about staff, pupils, parents and other individuals who come into contact with the school. This information is gathered in order to enable it to provide education and other associated functions. In addition, there may be a legal requirement to collect and use information to ensure that the school complies with its statutory obligations.

Curriculum Policies

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Science Policy 2019-20

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IPC Policy 2019-2020

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Educational Visits Policy - February 2020

We believe that educational visits are an integral part of the entitlement of every pupil to an effective and balanced curriculum.

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Computing Policy 2021-2022

The use of information and communication technology is an integral part of the National Curriculum and is a key skill for everyday life. Computers, tablets, programmable robots, digital and video cameras are a few of the tools that can be used to acquire, organise, store, manipulate, interpret, communicate and present information.

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Special Educational Needs Policy 2017

At South Grove we are committed to providing all children with the opportunities they need to succeed. All teachers are regarded as teachers for all pupils, regardless of special educational needs or disabilities.

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Assessment Policy

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Behaviour Policy 2018-2020

This document is a statement of aims, expectations and strategies for ensuring positive behaviour at South Grove Primary School.

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