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Disability Equality Scheme Policy

Rationale The Disability Equality Duty of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 2005 places on all public authorities (including schools) a general duty, when carrying out their functions, to: promote equality of opportunity between disabled people and other people; eliminate discrimination that is unlawful under the DDA 1995; eliminate harassment of disabled people that is related…

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e-Safety Policy

E-Safety encompasses Internet technologies and electronic communications such as mobile phones and wireless technology. It highlights the need to educate children and young people about the benefits and risks of using new technology and provides safeguards and awareness for users to enable them to control their online experiences. The school’s e-safety policy will operate in…

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Food & Drink in School Policy

Background Hawkhurst Church of England Primary School is located on the western side of the village of Hawkhurst in the Weald of Kent. The Church with which we are associated is the Parish Church of St. Laurence, also within the village. The home backgrounds of the children attending the school are vastly different, with a…

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Home Learning Policy

Purpose To develop an effective partnership between the school and parents/carers in pursuing the aims of the school (Code of Conduct and Home / School Agreement) To consolidate and reinforce skills and understanding, particularly in numeracy, literacy and other curriculum areas and help to raise levels of achievement To extend school learning, for example, through…

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Marking and Feedback Policy

Principles Marking and Feedback should: Be manageable for teachers Relate to learning objectives which are knowledge (To know…) or skills based (To be able to …) and do not include the context or activity. Oral Feedback With oral feedback, in the course of a lesson, teachers’ comments to children should focus on issues about the…

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Online Safety Policy

Online Safety Policy

Creating an Online Safety Ethos 1.1 Aims and policy scope Hawkhurst Primary School believes that online safety (e-Safety) is an essential element of safeguarding children and adults in the digital world, when using technology such as computers, tablets, mobile phones or games consoles. We identify that the internet and information communication technologies are an important…

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Pupils with medical conditions

This policy is written in line with the requirements of:- Children and Families Act 2014 – section 100 Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions: statutory guidance for governing bodies of maintained schools and proprietors of academies in England, DfE Sept 2014 0-25 SEND Code of Practice, DfE 2014 Mental Health and behaviour in schools:…

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Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy

Key Contact Personnel in School Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs J. Hacker, Headteacher Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead: Miss A. Rock, Deputy Headteacher Named Safeguarding Governor: Mrs E. Sims This is a core policy that forms part of the induction for all staff. It is a requirement that all members of staff have access to this policy…

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