Below you will find links to all of the policies that we follow at Charterhouse Square School – covering everything from our curriculum to behaviour, first aid to special educational needs. If you require any further information, or if you have any questions, do please contact the school office.
We would like to draw your attention to two policies in particular, both of which are listed below. The first relates to Data Protection. Under the Data Protection Act Charterhouse Square School processes ‘personal data’ including ‘sensitive personal data’ (such as medical information) for the purposes of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils, parents and staff and where necessary, for the legitimate interests of the school. The school seeks to ensure that all relevant legal obligations of the school parents and pupils are complied with and that all processing of data is done lawfully and fairly in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The school has a comprehensive policy covering data governance and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office.
The second relates to Compliments and Complaints. If you have any concerns about the school, please discuss them with your child’s class teacher, a member of the senior leadership team or Headmistress at the earliest opportunity. If you want a quick chat, one of us will always be available at the school door at the beginning and end of the school day, and if you would rather drop us a call or email, we make a point of answering either immediately or within 24 hours.
If these informal attempts fail to solve the problem, please download and read our Compliments and Complaints policy below. In the interests of transparency, we would like to state that we received one formal complaint in the academic year 2015-16. It was not upheld.
|Acceptable use of technology agreement (students & parents)||Download|
|Acceptable use of ICT by staff policy||Download|
|Administration of medication policy||Download|
|Assessment, recording and reporting for learning policy||Download|
|Code of conduct and acceptable use policy for staff and volunteers||Download|
|Compliments and complaints policy||Download|
|Data protection policy||Download|
|Early Years policy||Download|
|Education ISS regulations||Download|
|English as an additional language||Download|
|Equality and diversity||Download|
|First aid policy||Download|
|Gifted and talented policy||Download|
|PSHE and SMSC policy||Download|
|Safeguarding: Drugs and alcohol policy||Download|
|Safeguarding: Educational visits policy||Download|
|Safeguarding: Lost or missing children policy||Download|
|Safeguarding: Online safety policy||Download|
|Safeguarding: Photographic images and filming policy||Download|
|Safeguarding: Preventing radicalisation policy||Download|
|Safeguarding: Pupil supervision policy||Download|
|Safeguarding: Risk assessment, welfare and health & safety policy||Download|
|Safeguarding: Use of mobile devices and cameras policy||Download|
|Safeguarding: Child protection policy||Download|
|School behaviour policy||Download|
|Special Educational Needs (SEN) policy||Download|
|Special Education Needs: The School Local Offer||Download|
|Teaching and learning policy||Download|
|Use of reasonable force policy||Download|
|Health & Safety policy||Download|
Together we can stop bullying and create safe environments in which children and young people can live, grow, play and learn. Cognita Schools has signed up to eradicate bullying in our schools, working in partnership as an associate member of the Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA); based at the renowned charity, the National Children’s Bureau in London. ABA is a coalition of organisations and individuals working together to stop bullying. ABA coordinates anti-bullying week each November and is the national voice for evidence-based practice in this field. We access specialist training for all our schools, respect difference and welcome diversity. Our schools’ anti-bullying policies support the values of ABA. We believe that bullying in any form is wrong and should not be tolerated. It is a behaviour choice and anyone can be encouraged to change their behaviour. We believe that children have the right to feel safe, secure and valued and that creating a safe environment and dealing with bullying is everyone’s responsibility. We support a range of positive strategies in our schools to tackle and prevent bullying. We actively challenge the use of humiliation, fear, ridicule and other similar approaches. Our policy is implemented whenever the school is responsible for the conduct and welfare of children. As successful schools, we create an environment that prevents bullying from being a serious problem in the first place. Schools that excel at tackling bullying have created an ethos of good behaviour where pupils treat one another and school staff with respect because they know it is the right way to behave.
Find out more about the Anti-Bullying Alliance.
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