School Policies

If you would like a paper copy of any information on this website please contact the school office. There is no charge for this service.

Accessibility plan

Admissions Policy for September 2017
Admissions Policy for September 2018
Admissions Policy for September 2019

Dorset County Council have produced a guide to school admissions as well as a helpful timetable for school admissions. For admissions appeals, click here.

Please also see this page concerning Dorset County Council’s consultation on admissions policy for 2019-2020.

Anti-Bullying Policy

Attendance Policy & Guidance (as adopted by all Purbeck Education Partnership Schools). See also the leave of absence form and attendance statementPlease note that 100% attendance is the expectation for all pupils.

Behaviour Policy

Charging & Remissions Policy

Child Protection Policy (includes Safeguarding)

Complaints Procedure

Equality Policy | Equality Information (awaiting update) | Equality Plan

E-Safety Policy

Exclusion Policy

Health & Safety Policy

Intimate Care Policy

Keeping Children Safe in Education (DFE): new guidance from 5 September 2016

Local Offer: We are an inclusive school that welcomes and celebrates diversity.  All staff believe having high self-esteem is crucial to a child’s emotional well-being and academic progress. We have a caring, understanding team who look after all of our children. Also, you can look at dorsetforyou.com for details of the local offer in Swanage.

Medicines and Medical Conditions (replaces previous Administering Medicines Policy)

Publication Scheme

Publications List

Pupil Premium Policy (see also CAST policies, below, and other information on this page)

Safeguarding – this is extensively covered in the Child Protection Policy (link above)

Safer Recruitment Policy

Staff Code of Conduct

SEN & Disability Policy

Use of Force & Physical Restraint

Whistleblowing Policy


CAST policies & strategies

Other policies relating to CAST-wide internal procedures can be found at www.plymouthcast.org.uk

last updated: 2 February 2018