Academy Policies

The Academy is a state funded independent school which has a range of policies to govern and support the Academy. In August 2011, upon conversion to Academy, the Academy reinstated all existing Newport Community School curriculum policies and other relevant guidelines and policy documents. Below are the new Academy Policies which have been passed by the Governing Body since August 2011. Please contact the school office if you are not able to find a particular policy.

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If you are applying to join our school please refer to the Admission Arrangements for the relevant year of admission.

Click here to view Admission Arrangements and Policies

Revised 2017-2018 Admissions Policy, April 2017

Admissions Policy 2018-19, 01 July 2018

Admissions Policy 2019-20

Nursery Admissions Policy, July 2017

Nursery Oversubscription Criteria, April 2013 – September 2015, July 2013

Acceptable Behaviour Policy, February 2018

Access to Pupils’ Records Policy, October 2016

Assessment Recording and Reporting Policy June 2018

Adoption Policy, September 2016

Art Policy

Assessment Calendar

Asset Control and Accounting Policy, October 2016

Attendance and Punctuality Policy June 2018

Behaviour Management Policy, April 2018

Capability Policy, September 2016

Charging and Remissions Policy, May 2017

Children in Care Policy, September 2016

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy, Jan 2019

Code of Conduct Policy July 2017

Collective Worship Policy, May 2016

Complaints Policy, February 2018

Data Protection Policy and Privacy Notices February 2018

Staff DBS Checks and Employing Ex Offender Policy, October 2017

DBS Decision Form Appendix 1

Disciplinary Policy February 2018

Discretions Policy, July 2016

Display Policy April 2018

Drama Policy

Drugs Education and Prevention Policy

Equality Policy, January 2017

Equal Opportunities Policy, October 2016

Finance Policy and Procedure Manual, September 2018

Flexible Working Policy, January 2017

Foundation Stage Policy, July 2014

Fraud Policy – Reporting and Investigating Thefts and Fraud, September 2016

Freedom of Information & Publication Scheme, July 2015

Geography Policy

Gifts and Hospitality and Anti-Bribery Policy, September 2016

Governor Code of Conduct Policy, September 2017

Governors’ Expenses and Allowances Policy, September 2018

Governor Visits Policy, September 2017

Grievance Policy, January 2017

Health and Safety Policy, September 2016

Healthy Eating Policy

History Policy

Home School Agreement KS1, 2017 2018

Home School Agreement KS2, 2017 2018

Home Learning Policy, May 2017

ICT Curriculum Policy

Induction Policy, July 2017

International Policy

Intimate Care Policy, April 2018

Appendix 1- Intimate Care Policy

Appendix 2, Toileting Plan, June 2012

Leaps and Bounds Policy, June 2018

Lettings Policy, July 2015

Lettings Scale of Charges, Appendix 1, October 2016

Lettings Terms & Conditions of Use Appendix 2, July 2015

Hire Application Form Appendix 3, July 2015

Managing Sickness Absence July 2017

Marking and Feedback Policy June 2018

Marking examples

Questions that can help to extend children’s thinking

Marking in Literacy

Marking in Maths

Marking in Science

Maternity Policy, October 2016

Maternity and Adoption Support Policy, September 2016

Maths Policy

Media Handling Policy, April 2016

Online Safety Policy April 2018

Management of Outdoor Education Visits and Off-Site Activities June 2018

Click here to view Devon/Torbay Outdoor Education Policy Statement, September 2016

Parent Partnership Policy April 2018

Pastoral Care Policy, May 2016

Pastoral Care Policy-Learning Mentor Referral Form, Appendix 1

Pastoral Care Policy-Child’s Target Action Plan and Review, Appendix 2

Academy Pay Policy, October 2017

PE Policy

Physical Intervention Policy, April 2018

Preventing Radicalisation Policy, November 2015

Probationary Policy, July 2013

Prospectus 201314

Redundancy Policy February 2018

RE Policy

Risk Management Strategy and Policy, October 2017

Safer Recruitment Policy, July 2017

Safe Working Practice for Protection of Children & Staff in Education- June 2018

Safe Working Practice for Protection of Children & Staff in Education – Appendix 1

Safe Working Practice for Protection of Children & Staff in Education – Appendix 2

Safe Working Practice for Protection of Children & Staff in Education – Appendix 3

Safe Working Practice for Protection of Children & Staff in Education – Appendix 4

Safe Working Practice for Protection of Children & Staff in Education – Appendix 5

Safe Working Practice for Protection of Children & Staff in Education Appendix 6 Staff Acceptable Use Agreement April 2018

School Uniform Policy, June 2018

SEND Policy including SEN Information Report, Single Equality Plan and Accessibility Plan, November 2018

Newport’s Local Offer 2018-2019, SEND Policy Appendix 3

Shared Parental Leave Policy, September 2016

SRE Policy, May 2016

SRE Schemes of Work

SRE Information for Parents and Carers

Staff Leave and Absence Policy, May 2016

Support Staff Appraisal Policy, October 2016

Talented and Very Able Pupils Policy, April 2018

Teachers Performance Appraisal Policy 2016-2017, October 2016

Videos and Photographs of Pupils and Staff Policy, September 2018

Volunteer and Student Policy June 2018

Whistle Blowing Policy, September 2018