Our school has a wide variety of policies, aimed towards providing the best possible care for anyone who visits or attends our school. For your convenience, here are a selection of policies that might be of interest to you.
If you would like a paper copy (or any other format) of any of our documents on our website please speak to the school office, who will provide them to you free of charge. If you require further information on any of the items shown in this section, please contact the school and we will do our best to help.
- Accessibility Plan 2016-2017
- Accessibility Plan 2017-2018
- Accessibility Policy 2018
- Anti-Bullying Policy 2018
- Art and Design Policy 2018
- Assessment Policy 2018
- Attendance Policy 2018
- Behaviour Policy 2018
- Calculation-Policy 2018
- CCTV Policy 2018
- Charging Policy (School Events) 2018
- Complaints Policy 2018
- Computing Policy 2018
- Design and Technology Policy 2018
- English Policy 2018
- EYFS Outside Play Policy 2018
- First Aid policy 2018
- Forest School Handbook 2018
- Geography Policy 2018
- Gifted and Talented Children Policy 2018
- Handwriting Policy 2018
- History Policy 2018
- Keeping Children Safe in School 2018
- Marking of childrens work
- MFL 2018
- Music Policy 2018
- NCETM Calculation Guidance 2018
- Numeracy Policy 2018
- Online Safety Policy 2018
- PHSCE:SEAL:UNCRC Policy 2018
- Pupil Premium Policy 2018
- Prevent Policy Policy 2018
- Science Policy 2018
- SEND Policy Jan 2018
- Sun Safety Policy 2018
- Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions Policy 2018
- InclusionPolicy 2018-2019
- Packed Lunch Policy
- PE Policy 2017
- Teaching and Learning Policy 2018
One of our Equality Objectives is to ensure that children arriving in our school are supported in order to make progress to enable them to access the curriculum to the best of their ability and to show examples of our work to promote equality, please select the link below for further details. Click on the link below to view our updated Equalities policy document.
- Equality Policy Statement 2018
- Equality Information and Equality Objectives 2018
Here at Nettlesworth Primary School we take the privacy of our staff, governors, parents/guardians and pupils very seriously and work to the highest standard to keep your data safe. You may have already heard about the changes to data protection regulations, and the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on the 25th May 2018.
We are committed to compliance with all relevant EU and Member State laws in respect of personal data, and the protection of the rights and freedoms of individuals whose information we collect and process in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Who is responsible for Personal Data?
As a school, we are a Data Controller under the new regulations and as such define how and why personal data is collected, stored, and used. We also utilise Data Processors – third parties that process the data we control on our behalf. As a Data Controller, we must comply with the new regulation as well as ensuring that all of our Data Processors are compliant.
Here at Nettlesworth Primary School we will acheive compliance by ensuring personal data is processed lawfully, transparently, and for a specific purpose. Once the purpose is fulfilled and the data is no longer required, it will be deleted, as stipulated within our Data Retention Policy.
We currently comply with existing legislation, the Data Protection Act 1998, and are very experienced at working within these regulations. It will however, be necessary to make some changes to policies and procedures in readiness for 25th May 2018.
How we are preparing for GDPR
We utilise a wide range of both physical and technical security measures in line with the recommendations provided by ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office)
We implement additional security measures including advanced firewalls, enhanced virus protection across our entire school estate, regular data backup and multi-factor authentication to control access, automatic suspicious activity detection and logging etc.
We provide regular data protection training to all teaching and support staff as well as our governing body.
We carry out due-diligence with all third party data processors.
We will continue to share the specific details of personal data collected in our Privacy notices which have been created for our staff, governing body, parents and pupils. The revised notices are publicly available on our website.
We have also completed a comprehensive data mapping audit of the data that we process and store. We have also reviewed our data breach incident response procedure.
If you would like to read more about GDPR, the following video on YouTube, provides an excellent visual story of a school’s GDPR journey.
How can you help us prepare for GDPR?
Parents/guardians can assist us in preparing for GDPR by ensuring that we have the most up to date address, telephone number, emergency contact details and email address on file.
Due to changes in privacy law, we can no longer include sensitive information such as medical conditions on any form pre-filled out. When filling out consent or data collection forms in future, please ensure you fill out any NEW AND EXISTING medical conditions or allergies etc as we will have to update our records based on what you state on the form. The same will apply to ethnicity, nationality etc. Medical conditions will include any allergies/food intolerance’s as well.
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