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Engage Trust Policies

Paper copies of our policies are available, free of charge, on application to the Trust office.

Statutory Policies & Documents

Statutory Policies (DFE Guidance Sept 2014 – DFE00057-2014 – academies required to have by law)
Policy Date Review Responsible Persons Committee Governor Committee
Approval & on Website
Policies required by education/other legislation:
GDPR Privacy Notice for Schools - pupils May 2018 May 2019 Trust Board 24/5/18
GDPR Privacy Notice - Staff Oct 2018 Oct 2019 Trust Board 15/10/18
Behaviour and Attitudes Policy Sept 2019 Sept 2021 HoS and CEO Trust Board 15/7/19
Charging and Remissions Can be accessed via website:-

www.engagetrust.org.uk/academies-financial-handbooks/

Data Protection Aut 16 Aut 18 Chair Trust ARP 31/10/16
General Data Protection Regulation Policy May 19 May 20 HoS ET Board 13/5/19
Health & Safety Oct 18 Oct 19 Trust Board Trust Board 15/10/18
Safeguarding (Child Protection) Feb 19 Feb 20 CEO with Heads of Schools Trust Board 25/2/19
PSHE & RSE Policy July 2019 July 2020 HoS Trust Board  Sep 2016
Trustees and Governors Allowance Policy June 2019 June 2020 Trustees + CEO Trust Audit Committee 28/6/19
Other Statutory Documents: (could be in Policy format or other)
Admission Arrangements Can be accessed via websites:-

http://www.theshortstayschoolfornorfolk.co.uk/about-us/statutory-requirements/

www.pinetreeschool.org.uk/about/admission-arrangements/

Accessibility Plan Aut 16 3 yearly T Cockburn Trust PHS 21/9/16
Central Record of recruitment and vetting checks Single Central record held as live document on SIMS MIS
Parental Complaints Policy We are obliged to report that for 2018/19 , the Engage Trust received;

3 Parental Complaints for SSSfN, 2 of which have been resolved

0 Parental Complaints for The Pinetree School

Dealing with Allegations of abuse against staff Refer to Safeguarding Policy
Freedom of Information Scheme

Grievance

July 16

Feb 17

July 17

Feb 2020

Chair

CEO

Trust ARP

Trust ARP

04/07/16

27/02/17

Home School Agreement Doc Held within each school and given out at point of admission.

Can be accessed at:

www.sssfn.co.uk

www.pinetreeschool.org.uk

Minutes of and papers of governing body and its committees

Minutes and papers of ET Board and its committees

Held centrally at Engage Trust offices , Drayton and on website www.sssfn.co.uk

www.pinetreeschool.org.uk

Held centrally at Engage Trust offices, Drayton and on this website

Premises management documents Held centrally at Drayton and on this website
Equality Information and objectives – statement for publication On Website and reviewed every four years by Trust I&P Committee
School info published on website www.sssfn.co.uk

www.pinetreeschool.org.uk

Register of pupils’ admissions to school Held within each school – admission minutes and held live on MIS
Register of pupils’ attendance Held live on MIS
SEND Policy Spring 2019 July 2020 Academy HT's and SENCOs Trust Board 15/7/19
Disciplinary Procedure Feb 2019 Feb 2021 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Disciplinary, Dismissal and Appeal Committee Hearings Procedure Feb 2019 Feb 2021 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Pay Policy June 2019 June 2020 Trustees + CEO Trust Audit Committee 28/6/19
Staff Code of Conduct Sep 17 Sep 19 CEO and Exec. HT and Pinetree HT Trust ARP 26/9/17
Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions July 2019 July 2021 HOS Trust Board 15/7/19
Support Staff Capability Procedure Feb 2019 Feb 2021 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Teaching Staff Capability Procedure Feb 2019 Feb 2021 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Teacher Appraisal Policy Feb 2019 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Whistleblowing April 2019 Exec HT , Pinetree HT and Operations Manager Trust Board 29/4/19

Non-Statutory Policies

Policy Date Responsible
Persons
Committee Governor Committee
Approval Date
Absence Management Policy Feb 2019 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Absence Management Procedure Feb 2019 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Accounting Can be accessed via website:-

www.engagetrust.org.uk/academies-financial-handbooks/

Anti-Fraud & Corruption Can be accessed via website:-

www.engagetrust.org.uk/academies-financial-handbooks/

Anti Bullying April 2019 Academy HT's Trust Board 29/4/19
Assessment and Feedback Autumn 2016 Policies held at each school and can be accessed at:

www.sssfn.co.uk

www.pinetreeschool.org.uk

LGB Sep 2016
Attendance Policy July 2019 HoS Trust Board 15/7/19
Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) Policy Autumn 2018 Trust Board Trust Board 15/10/18
Confidentiality Autumn 2016 Chair Trust ARP 31/10/16
Conflict of Interest Policy
June 2019 Trustees Audit Committee 28/6/19
Deduction of hours for Support Staff- Part days Autumn 2015 Glyn Hambling Trust ARP 21/12/16
DBS Checks Policy and Procedure July 2019 HR Trust Board 15/7/19
Display User Equipment Sept 2017 T Cockburn and Operations Manager Trust ARP 26/9/17
E-Safety Spring 2018 Network Manager, Lesley Moore, Trust ARP 31/1/18
Employing People with Criminal Convictions Policy Oct 2018 Trust Board Trust Board 15/10/18
Exam Policy April 2019 Academy HT's Trust Board 29/4/19
Non Examination Assessments and Controlled Assessments Policy
April 2019 Academy HT's Trust Board 29/4/19
Gifts & Hospitality Nov 2017 Business Director Trust ARP 7/11/17
Intimate Care Policy Autumn 16 Policies held at each school and can be accessed at:

www.sssfn.co.uk

www.pinetreeschool.org.uk

Trust I&P Sep 2016
Investment Can be accessed via website:-

www.engagetrust.org.uk/academies-financial-handbooks/

Lone Working Policy and Procedure April 2019 Operations Mgr. Trust Board 29/4/19
Leave and Time Off Feb 2019 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Lettings Oct 2016 Finance Mgr,Business Director Trust ARP 31/10/116
Maternity Support Staff April 2019 Operations Mgr. Trust Board 29/4/19
Maternity Scheme Teaching Staff April 2019 Operations Mgr. Trust Board 29/4/19
Missing Child/Absconsion Feb 2018 Academy HT's Trust ARP 26/2/18
More Academically Able and Talented Policy
Summer 2017 Academy HT's Trust ARP 19/6/17
New and Expectant Mothers Policy July 2019 HR Trust Board 15/7/19
Offsite Visits Policy July 2019 HoS Trust Board 15/7/19
Outdoor Play Equipment April 2019 Operations Manager Trust Board 29/4/19
Operation of Mini Buses April 2018 Trust PHS 26/2/18
Paternity Leave and Pay Scheme April 2019 CEO and Business Director Trust Board 29/4/19
Positive Handling Policy Autumn 2017 SG, Exec HT, VS, KW Trust PHS 18/10/17
Probation Policy Support Staff April 2019 HR Trust Board 29/4/19
P.S.H.E. Policy Summer 2017 Academy HT's Trust ARP 19/6/17
Recruitment and Selection April 2019 Operations Mgr. Trust Board 29/4/19
Reserves

Smoke Free Premises

Can be accessed via website:-

www.engagetrust.org.uk/academies-financial-handbooks/

Substance Misuse Summer 2017 Academy HT's Trust ARP 19/6/17
Support Staff Appraisal Policy Feb 2019 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Staffing Adjustments Policy
Feb 2019 HR Trust Board 25/2/19
Teaching and Learning Autumn 2014 Pinetree HT, Exec HT, KW

Policies held at each school and can be accessed at:

www.sssfn.co.uk

www.pinetreeschool.org.uk

Trust I&P Aut 2016

Oct 2016

Travel, Subsistence and Disturbance June 2019 Trustees + CEO Audit Committee 28/6/19
Tree Management Policy Autumn 2018 Ops team Trust Board 15/10/18
Visitor Policy July 2019 CEO Trust Board 15/7/19
Volunteer April 2019 Exec HT , Pinetree HT and Operations Manager Trust Board 29/4/19