School Policies

  • Admissions Policy +

    Admissions Policy   1         Introduction   1.1      The governing body of Lord Blyton School applies the regulations on admissions fairly and equally to all those who wish to attend this school. The School Standards and Framework Act 1998 introduced a new framework for school admissions as of September 2000. This policy conforms to the regulations that are set out in that Act and also further explained in the statutory School Admissions Code of Practice and the statutory Appeals Code of Practice.   2         Aims and objectives   2.1      We are an inclusive school that welcomes children from Read More
  • After School Club Policy +

      Our aims: ·         To provide a happy, welcoming place where all children are valued ·         To help children be healthy ·         To have strong partnerships with parents ·         To ensure the safety and welfare of each child ·         To offer a varied and stimulating range of play opportunities Location of the After School Club The Club sessions are held in the Family Room located in the main school building.. We are also able to access other areas of the school such as the library, the hall, the outdoor play space. Our opening times are as follows: We are open Read More
  • Arrival And Collections Policy +

    Arrival And Collections Policy Our School will give a warm and friendly welcome to each child on arrival and ensure that they depart safely at the end of each session. Admissions It is the responsibility of staff to ensure that an accurate record is kept of all children in school, and that any arrival or departure to and from the premises is recorded in a separate register held in the office, which all parents must sign when children are taken from the premises earlier than the usual sessions. Similarly, when a child arrives late, parents must sign the record held Read More
  • Arrival And Collections Policy Nursery +

      Our School will give a warm and friendly welcome to each child on arrival and ensure that they depart safely at the end of each session.  It is the responsibility of staff to ensure that an accurate record is kept of all children in school, and that any arrival or departure to and from the premises is recorded in a separate register held in the room, which all parents must sign when children are taken from the premises earlier than the usual sessions. Similarly, when a child arrives late, parents must sign the record held in the Office.  The Read More
  • Asthma Policy +

    Asthma Policy Rationale   The school:-   Recognises that asthma is a widespread, serious but controllable condition and the school welcomes all pupils with asthma Ensures that pupils with asthma can and do participate fully in all aspects of school life, including art lessons, PE, science, visits, outings or field trips and other out of hours school activities Recognises that pupils with asthma need immediate access to reliever inhalers at all times Keeps a record of all pupils with asthma and the medicines they take Ensures that the whole school environment, including the physical, social, sporting and educational environment, is Read More
  • Behaviour and Discipline Policy +

    Behaviour and Discipline Policy   Rationale It is a primary aim of our school that every member of the school community feels valued and respected and that every person is treated fairly and well. We are a caring community, whose values are built on mutual trust and respect for all. This policy is designed to support the way in which all members of the school can live and work together in a supportive way. It aims to promote an environment where everybody feels happy, safe and secure.  The policy promotes good relationships so that everyone can work together with the Read More
  • Breakfast Club Policy +

    Aims: • To offer the children the opportunity of having a healthy breakfast at the start of the school day in a safe and friendly environment • To support working parents by providing early morning childcare from 7.55am – 8.55am • To continue to build positive links/relationships with parents. • To provide a calm play environment in which for children to engage socially with children from other year groups, therefore strengthening relationships in the school community. Ground Rules/Regulations: • The Breakfast Club will be run by Lord Blyton Primary School at no cost to parents. • The Club will provide a healthy breakfast and activities to assist Read More
  • Charging and Remission Policy +

    Introduction   All education during school hours is free. We do not charge for any activity undertaken as part of the National Curriculum.   Voluntary contributions   When organising school trips or visits, which enrich the curriculum and educational experience of the children, the school invites parents to contribute to the cost of the trip. All contributions are voluntary. If we do not receive sufficient voluntary contributions, we may cancel a trip. If a trip goes ahead, it may include children whose parents have not paid any contribution. We do not treat these children differently from any others.   If Read More
  • Child Protection Policy +

    Lord Blyton Primary School   Child Protection Policy     Lord Blyton Primary Schoolfully recognises its responsibilities for child protection. Our policy applies to all staff, governors and volunteers working in the school. There are five main elements to our policy: Ensuring we practice safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children. Raising awareness of child protection issues and equipping children with the skills needed to keep them safe. Developing and then implementing procedures for identifying and reporting cases, or suspected cases, of abuse. Supporting pupils who have been abused in accordance with his/her agreed Read More
  • Citizenship Policy +

    Lord Blyton School Citizenship Policy Introduction Ms Atherton (Head Teacher), Mrs Campbell (Healthy Schools and PSHCE Co coordinator) and Mr Malcolm (Chair of Governors) are responsible for all aspects of Citizenship in Lord Blyton Primary School. They hold responsibility for implementing and monitoring every aspect of this policy and to ensure the schools aim is met. Any queries, questions or comments should be communicated directly to this lead. During the development of this policy the whole school community of staff, governors, parents and pupils were involved in consultation. The policy will be available to view on the school website and Read More
  • Communications Network Acceptable Use Policy +

    Lord Blyton Primary School Communications Network Acceptable Use Policy   Our school uses Northern Grid for Learning’s Network and Easynet Service to access the broadband internet.  We are required to comply with the NGFL’s Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) which must be signed and agreed by the Head Teacher.  The requirements of this policy are also included in the school’s own detailed policy with additions pertaining to the school itself.   All adult users of the school network and internet must sign this agreement before being allowed access to the school services.  Pupil users will sign and agree to acceptable user rules Read More
  • Communications Network Acceptable Use Policy For Visitors +

    Lord Blyton Primary School   Acceptable Use Policy for all Visitors   As a visitor to Lord Blyton Primary School using the Northern Grid for Learning’s Network or Service you are required to comply with this Acceptable User Policy (AUP). Not to do so will result in this service being withdrawn.   All users should note that our network is monitored on a regular basis. Any user who is found to deliberately infringe this policy may be subject to disciplinary procedures or legal action.   You are not allowed to:   ·   Use a school PC or laptop without using an Read More
  • Community Cohesion Policy +

    Lord Blyton Primary School   COMMUNITY COHESION POLICY   We at Lord Blyton Primary School are committed to being a school which actively acknowledges and celebrates the diversity of not only our school community, but more especially, the wider community of which we are all citizens.  In our community everyone is valued and included regardless of ability, age, attainment, background, beliefs, ethnicity or gender.   Legal obligations In promoting inclusion and cohesion, we embrace our duties under the Race Relations 1976 as amended by the Race Relations Amendment Act 2000; the Disability Discrimination Acts 1995 and 2005; and the Sex Discrimination Read More
  • Complaints Policy +

    Introduction We believe that our school provides a good education for all our children, and that the Headteacher (Mrs Atherton) and other staff work very hard to build positive relationships with all parents. Under section 29 of the Education Act 2002, Governing Bodies of all maintained schools in England have been required to have in place a procedure to deal with complaints related to the school. The law also requires the procedure to be publicised. There is a difference between a concern and a complaint. Taking informal concerns seriously at the earliest stage will reduce the number that develop into Read More
  • Contractors Safety Management Policy +

    Lord Blyton School is committed to ensuring the Health and Safety and Welfare of contractors and visitors while they are on the school premises.  Any restricted areas will be clearly defined and where necessary restraints (e.g. barriers) installed.  All School employees have a responsibility to ensure such areas are respected.  Authorised contractors coming on to the premises will be advised by the school of its own Health and Safety Policy but it is the responsibility of the contractor to ensure that their employees are fully aware of the contents of the Staff Safety Manual as it affects their work.   Read More
  • Early Years Policy +

    Lord Blyton Early Years Policy In Early Years Foundation Stage four main principles are considered;   A Unique Child   Positive Relationships   Enabling Environments   Learning and Development Rationale: The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is the area of education upon which young children build the rest of their lives. It is a single framework for care, learning and development. All children should be given the opportunity to experience the best possible start to their education to develop solid foundations which will ensure that they flourish throughout their school years and on into adulthood. The EYFS curriculum and Early Read More
  • Early Years Settling In Policy +

    Lord Blyton Early Years Settling in Policy Rationale: At Lord Blyton Primary School our children’s emotional well being is at the centre of our procedures developed to ensure the children experience a smooth transition from home to Nursery, Nursery to Reception and Reception to Year 1. Settling in Nursery: Before the children begin either the 2-3 yr old or the 3-4 yr old Nursery each family is offered a home visit. At the home visit staff will begin to get to know the child and parents will have the opportunity to discuss any concerns or issues with the staff on Read More
  • English Policy - October 2016 +

    Introduction Here at Lord Blyton School, English is obviously taught as a core curriculum subject with every child from year 1 upwards receiving a daily one hour lesson, plus discreet daily phonics sessions in KS1 and Spelling sessions in KS2. However, we recognise that in order to develop reading, writing and speaking & listening skills effectively, children must be given a wide range of contexts in which to practice and consolidate their skills and understanding, which is why we place a strong emphasis on English within our creative curriculum. Rationale Teachers should develop pupils’ spoken language, reading, writing and vocabulary Read More
  • Equality and Diversity Policy +

    Equality and Diversity Policy   Rationale It is the intention of the governing body that the policy should reviewed annually. It is a general statement of the commitment to Equal Opportunities. Aim This school recognises that direct and indirect discrimination might take place and therefore sees the need for a positive and effective equal opportunities policy. ·         We will promote the concept of equality of opportunity throughout the organisation, both for those adults within the community of the school and for all pupils. ·         We seek to develop an understanding of, and promotion of, human equality and equal opportunities. ·         Read More
  • EYFS Areas of Learning and Development +

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