Bloxham Primary School aims to communicate with staff, parents, governors and all stakeholders in a clear, easy-to-understand, and timely manner. To enable this, the School collects and stores personal information from parents and carers of children at the school. This policy sets out both how we go about collecting this data, and how we use it to enable effective communication. It also details the ways in which we communicate both internally and externally.
INTERNAL FINANCIAL PROCEDURES MANUAL - POLICY DOCUMENT
The purpose of this document is to summarise the policies adopted by the Governing Body in order to discharge its responsibilities for the sound financial management of the school within the financial regulations, standing orders and the scheme for the local management of schools issued by Oxfordshire County Council.
Lone Worker Policy
The Governing Body take very seriously their responsibility to ensure the safety and welfare of all employees of the school. Part of this responsibility is ensuring that employees have a good work-life balance, as well as adopting strategies to ensure personal safety at work.
The Governing Body have adopted the following statement:
Looked After Children Policy
The Governing Body has agreed to adopt the model policy from The Virtual School for Looked After Children. This can be found at the following web link:-
The Virtual School for Looked After Children can be contacted on the following:-
PERSONNEL PROCEDURES POLICY
The Governing Body has agreed to adopt all Oxfordshire County Council model Human Resources policies and guidance. The current list of these policies is included in Appendix 1 of this policy. These policies can also be found at the following web link:-
Policy on Positive Handling and the Use of Reasonable Force
SITE SAFETY and SECURITY POLICY
Safeguarding pupils and adults in school is of paramount concern. No adult should be able to access the school buildings without having to be signed in at reception and having their identity checked (where appropriate). A site security risk assessment will be completed annually.
In order to ensure safe site security in school we have adopted the following procedures:
SEX & RELATIONSHIPS EDUCATION (SRE) POLICY
What is SRE?
The term Sex and Relationships Education – SRE – is used in this policy rather than Sex Education. This is to illustrate that our provision gives equal emphasis to the biological aspect as well as clarifying attitudes and values, developing self esteem and learning skills to manage healthy relationships.