Remote Education Provision 2021

January 2021 Remote education provision: information for parents This information is intended to provide clarity and transparency to pupils and parents or carers about what to expect from remote education if local restrictions require entire cohorts (or bubbles) to remain at home. For details of what to expect where individual pupils are self-isolating, please see…

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Data Protection Statement

Langley First School is fully committed to full compliance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The School will therefore follow procedures which aim to ensure that all our staff, Governors, and contractors who have access to any personal data held by or on behalf of the School are fully aware of…

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Teaching and Learning Policy

Through our school aims, we endeavour to provide the children with the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to make informed choices about the important things in their lives. The Teaching and Learning Policy will contribute to, and reflect, the overall school aims. It encompasses the curriculum to which children at Langley First School are entitled. At this school we…

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Safeguarding Statement

The governors and staff of Langley First School are committed to ensuring the highest levels of practice in safeguarding the children of the school. We recognise that safety is paramount and we constantly monitor and review what happens at school to ensure that everyone takes responsibility for safety and that as a result the children…

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Safe Use of Children’s Photographs

1. Introduction Langley First School, in common with all others, needs and welcomes positive publicity. Children’s photographs add colour, life and interest to materials and articles promoting school activities and initiatives. This can increase pupil motivation; staff morale and help parents and the local community identify and celebrate the school’s achievements. However, in order to…

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Medicines in School

Most children* will, at some time, have medical needs that require a course of medication.  Such needs may entail short-term medication (e.g. antibiotics), medication prescribed on a long-term basis (e.g. for epilepsy), or medication required in case of an emergency (e.g. severe allergic reactions). Most children with medical needs can attend a school or setting…

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Leave of Absence guidance

In September 2013 the Department for Education brought in amendments to the 2006 Education Regulations. These changes centred around pupils being absent from school during term time. The new amendments remove any references to family holidays and extended leave as well as the statutory threshold of 10 school days. The amendments also make clear that any Headteacher may not…

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Confidentiality policy

Rationale To function appropriately and to fulfil our obligations to the LA, DFE and other bodies, the school needs to collect and use information about staff, parents, pupils and other individuals who come into contact with the school. At Langley First we ensure that all personal and confidential information is used appropriately and dealt with…

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Complaints Policy

Parents are asked to bring any complaints to the School’s notice first. The complaints policy can be found on the school website or a copy can be requested from the school office. Where appropriate, parents are requested to bring any concerns to the class teacher’s attention first. If this is not dealt with satisfactorily or the complaint…

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Collective Worship

Rationale Collective worship at Langley First School takes place daily in accordance with the provisions of the Education Reform Act, 1988. The content of all our acts of worship is in accordance with the aims of the school. The governors and Headteacher have prepared this policy with the assistance from the teacher co-ordinating collective worship.…

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