Clarendon Primary School

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Recreation St, Bolton, Lancashire
BL3 6SN United Kingdom

Policies

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View-Document  Accessibility Plan

At Clarendon Primary School we are committed to an inclusive curriculum and  increasing access to the school’s facilities for all…

View-Document  Administering Medicines

The policy aims to ensure that all pupils at Clarendon are able to access their education in a supportive environment, which will sensitive to any medical needs. It identifies the roles and responsibilities of school, parents and pupils. Effective communication and co-operation between home and school will enable this to be achieved…

View-Document  Admissions

All parents/carers of Bolton children must complete the Bolton LA application form for admission to the borough maintained primary schools. This will include children with a statement for special educational needs. Parents will also be given the option of applying on-line via the Council’s website…

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 Antibullying Policy & Protocol 

Bullying, both verbal and physical, will not be tolerated in this school. It is everyone’s responsibility to prevent it happening, and with this in mind, some guidelines have been set down.

The school will react firmly and promptly where bullying is identified. All children will be reminded regularly that this school cares about bullying…

View-Document  Anti Harassment  Policy 

All employees must treat their colleagues, their teams and their managers with respect and courtesy at all times.
Harassment behaviour is unacceptable and is a matter of misconduct. It can be illegal, for example harassment behaviour can be contrary to the Equality Act 2010 and the Protection from Harassment Act 1997…

View-Document  Assessment Policy

The new assessment system followed in school is totally personalised to each child where every single skill within each subject is assessed. This empowers teachers, pupils and parents.

View-Document  Attendance  and Truancy

At Clarendon Primary School we believe that children can only learn effectively if they attend school regularly. It is important too, that children arrive and leave school on time. It is equally important that children should not be at school if they are unwell…

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 Behaviour Policy & Behaviour Principles 

We aim to provide an appropriately structured curriculum in which effective learning contributes to good behaviour. Good behaviour is an expectation and everyone within the school community has the right to be treated kindly and with respect…

View-Document Charging and Remissions 

All education during school hours is free. We do not charge for any activity undertaken as part of the National Curriculum, with the exception of some individual or small group music tuition.

View-Document  Complaints Policy

Clarendon Primary School has a complaints procedure which will ensure we respond to complaints as quickly and effectively as possible.
The procedure will set out exactly what will happen with a complaint and how long the process will take…

 View-Document Data Protection Policy

This document is designed to provide school leadership teams with essential guidance on the requirements of the Data Protection Act and the Freedom of Information Act and hopefully gives a practical view of information security.

View-Document  E Safety and Acceptable Use Policy

The aim of this policy is to provide information and guidelines for keeping children protected while using the internet. It also provides information with regards to procedures that should be undertaken in the event of child safety being put at risk due to internet use.

View-Document  Early Years and Foundation Policy

In the Foundation Stage classes the children are cared for and provided with a stimulating and challenging environment to try to give them the best possible start to their career at Clarendon School. In partnership with the family and carers we enable them to begin the process of becoming active learners for life…

View-Document  Educational Visits  Policy 

Safely managed educational visits with a clear purpose are a central part of a broad and balanced curriculum, and play a vibrant part of Clarendon Primary as a successful school. They are an opportunity to extend pupils’ learning and enrich their appreciation and understanding of themselves, others and the world around them… 

View-Document  Equality Policy 

Clarendon (‘the school’) is a diverse school, where people from many different backgrounds and cultures work together. This school and its partners have a longstanding commitment to celebrating this diversity, promoting good relations between our diverse communities, and ensuring that its services are appropriate and accessible for everyone….

View-Document First Aid Policy

At Clarendon Primary School all staff are responsible for the children in their care. As a result of this, first aid can be administered by any member of staff when necessary. The majority of staff have undertaken training in basic first aid..

View-Document Food Policy 

Clarendon Primary School is committed to giving all its pupils consistent messages about all aspects of health, to encourage them to take responsibility for the choices they make and to  help them to understand the impact of particular behaviours…

View-Document Framework for action 

The Bolton Framework for Action and Early Help Framework, formerly known as the Common Assessment Framework (CAF), are tools to support and guide people that work with children and families…

View-Document Freedom of information 

This document is designed to provide school leadership teams with essential guidance on the requirements of the Data Protection Act and the Freedom of Information Act and hopefully gives a practical view of information security.

View-Document Gifted and Talented Policy

We believe at Clarendon Primary School that all children are entitled to make the greatest progress possible…

View-Document  Grievance Policy 

The School and the Trades Unions attach great importance to the establishment and continuance of good working relationships at all levels within the School…

View-Document Health and Safety Policy

The Health, Safety and Welfare of our employees is an important priority for Bolton Council. The sensible and robust management of health and safety adds value to our organisational performance by reducing accidents, injuries and ill health and helps us fulfill our duty of care to staff and others who may be affected by our activities…

View-Document Invacuation Policy 

The school recognises, within it’s Emergency Procedures, a plan needs to be made to help combat a treat to children and staff which occurs whilst they are outside of the school building but inside the school grounds….

View-Document Leave of Absence Policy

The School is committed to providing teaching and learning efficiently, effectively and economically to its children/young people. Equally, the School wishes to preserve its reputation as a fair and equitable employer who provides good working conditions where the highest standards of teaching and learning can be achieved and maintained. The School is mindful of its responsibility to balance the needs of the individual employee with the requirement to deliver high standards of teaching and learning to its children/young people.

View-Document  Managing Capability Procedure 

This School is committed to providing high quality teaching and learning efficiently, effectively and economically to its children/young people. Equally, the School wishes to preserve its reputation as a fair and equitable employer who provides good working conditions where the highest standards of teaching and learning can be achieved and maintained. The School is mindful of its responsibility to balance the needs of the individual employee with the requirement to deliver high standards of teaching and learning to its children/young people.

View-Document  Managing Sickness and Absence 

Clarendon Primary School (‘The School’) is committed to achieving high levels of attendance.  Effective organisations require high levels of attendance to ensure maximum performance in order that the workforce provides services in a cost effective way.

View-Document Marking and Feedback Policy  

We believe that feedback and marking should provide constructive feedback to every child, focusing on success and improvement needs against learning intentions (WALT/LC/targets); enabling children to become reflective learners and helping them to close the gap between current and desired performance…

View-Document Missing Children Policy 

Children should never be allowed to leave the premises during school time without the head teacher’s permission. It is possible that on some occasions a child may leave the premises without the knowledge, or permission of the head teacher…

View-Document Protecting pupils and staff from abuse 

The governing Body of Clarendon Primary School recognises their responsibilities in upholding the rights of all individuals involved with Clarendon Primary School. They also acknowledge the need for specific guidelines regarding the protection of pupils and staff from abuse.

This policy links to the Anti-harassment policy statement…

View-Document Safeguarding Children Policy

We recognise that because of our day-to-day contact with individual children, we as teachers and supervisors of children are particularly well placed to observe signs of child abuse and to notice indicators for concern in children and families…

View-Document Safeguarding: Disclosure and Barring 

This policy has been designed for Clarendon Primary School to deliver commitment to safer recruitment of staff working with children. It is written to complement the recruitment and selection code of practice and ensures that our recruitment and management practices comply with current safeguarding legislation and regulations including the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

View-Document Safeguarding Statement

The ‘Clarendon Primary School’ Safeguarding Children Statement
At Clarendon the health and safety of all children is of paramount importance. Parents send their children to school each day with the expectation that school provides a secure environment in which their children can flourish…

View-Document Severe Weather Policy 

This guidance document provides advice for Head Teachers and School Governors and has been prepared following the severe weather of recent winters. The advice aims to provide clarification on a number of important matters relating to severe weather and includes information provided by government…

View-Document Sex and Relationship Education Policy 

Clarendon Primary is a large, multicultural primary school catering for children between 3 -11, close to the centre of Bolton. The children are from a variety of countries, although the majority of children are from Indian or Pakistani backgrounds. A very high percentage of our children follow the Muslim religion…

View-Document Sexting in School Guidance
This practice guidance has been written to assist the Designated Safeguarding Lead for Child Protection (DSL) in dealing with incidents of sexting, to ensure effective safeguarding practice. The guidance should be read in conjunction with the school Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and the UKCCIS (UK council for child internet safety) Sexting in Schools Guidance (2017)
View-Document SEND Policy
Clarendon School believes that every child is special. S/he should be valued, encouraged and expected to contribute to the life of the school as fully and effectively as possible.
The school aims provides a secure, caring environment ….
View-Document SEND Information Report (Local Offer)
General Information and Frequently Asked Questions
View-Document  Social Media Policy 

Technology is integral to the lives of children and young people in today’s society, both within school and outside of school. The internet and other information and communication technologies are powerful tools – they open up new opportunities for everyone, promoting discussion, creativity and effective learning.  They also bring opportunities for staff to be more creative and productive in their work…

View-Document  Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions in School

The policy aims to ensure that all pupils at Clarendon are able to access their education in a supportive environment, which will sensitive to any medical needs. It identifies the roles and responsibilities of school, parents and pupils. Effective communication and co-operation between home and school will enable this to be achieved…

View-Document  Taking Holidays In Term Time Statement 

It is important that parents consider carefully the implications of taking their child out of school during term time. Research suggests that children who are taken out of school may never catch up on course work they have missed. This may affect test results and can be particularly harmful if the child is studying in final years…

View-Document  Teaching and learning policy

At Clarendon Primary School we believe that staff should inspire confidence through having a sound knowledge of the subject and the child’s stage of development. Staff should have clear expectations, be enthusiastic, well organised and consistent. Staff should plan lessons employing appropriate strategies and differentiation, with clear learning objectives.

View-Document  Transgender Guidance and Policy

This guidance is to inform schools and enable to them to support and protect pupils who are questioning their identity and to help them to achieve their full potential whist in education.

View-Document  Valuing Diversity 

The School recognises that it has the power to reduce disadvantage experienced by people in Bolton by making its services more responsive to different community and individual needs. The School values the diversity of the local population…

View-Document  Whistle blowing Policy

Clarendon Primary School is committed to the highest possible standards of openness, probity and accountability. In line with that commitment we expect employees and others that we deal with who have serious concerns about any aspect of the school’s work, or those who work for the school, to come forward and voice those concerns…