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Ridgewood

School

Website Compliance (New)

CONTACT DETAILS
 

  • School Name
  • Postal Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Headteacher / Principal’s name
  • Contact name for enquiries from parents and members of the public
  • Name and details of the SENCO (mainstream non-special schools)
  • Contact details for requesting a paper copy of the website information if required

 ridgewoodschool.co.uk/contactus

Academies & Trusts should also include:

  • Name and address of the chair of governors

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/contactus

ETHOS & VALUES
 

  • A statement outlining the Ethos, Aims & Values for your school or trust

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/values

COMPLIANCE WITH THE EQUALITY ACT 2010*
 

  • A statement outlining the Ethos, Aims & Values for your school or trust

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/values

  • Details of how your school, college or trust is complying with public sector equality duty – updated every year
  • Details of the equality objectives for your school – updated at least once every four years
  • How you eliminate discrimination within your school, college or trust
  • How your school is improving equality of opportunity for people with protected characteristics
  • How you consult and involve those affected by inequality in the decisions your school or college takes to promote equality and eliminate discrimination. Affected people can include parents, pupils, staff and members of your local community

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/policies (Equality and Access)

  • How your curriculum complies with your duties in the Equality Act 2010 and Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014 in relation to making the curriculum accessible for those with disabilities or special educational needs.

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/policies (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities policy)

ADMISSION ARRANGEMENTS*
 

Mainstream academy school must have admissions arrangements published on their website, including:

  • Demonstration of compliance with the School Admission Code
  • Demonstration of compliance with the School Admission Appeals Code
  • Details of the policy for excluding pupils

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/admissions (Admission Arrangements)

16-19 academies, FE colleges and sixth forms must publish: 

  • Admissions information a year before the beginning of the new academic year, to help parents and pupils make an informed choice (you are recommended not to change your arrangements during the year)
  •  Details of Open Day dates
  • The process of applying for a place
  • Whether you give priority to applications from pupils enrolled at particular schools

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/admissions (Sixth Form Admission Arrangements)

GOVERNANCE ARRANGEMENTS* 

This information should be displayed as a page on your website, for accessibility purposes, and can no longer be solely as an attachment.

This page will need to display:

  • The structure and responsibilities of the governing body including committees
  • Information on each governor which includes:
  • Their full name
  •  Date of appointment
  • Term of office
  • The date they stepped down (if applicable)
  • Who appointed them (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government)
  • Their business interests, financial interests and any governance roles in other educational institutions
  • Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives)
  • Their attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic year
  • The same information for associate members, making it clear whether they have voting rights on any of the committees to which they have been appointed
  • Academies are required to be transparent about their governance arrangements

Further education or sixth form colleges should either publish their governors’ handbook, or the following information:

  • The structure and responsibilities of the governing body including details of any committees
  • The name of all governors, including the Chair

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/governance

ACCOUNTS AND ANNUAL REPORTS* 

  • The number of school employees (if any) who have a gross salary of £100k or more (shown in increments of £10k)
  • A link to your school’s page on the Schools Financial Benchmarking Service website

FE and Sixth Form Colleges should publish the following each year:

  • Instruments and articles of governance
  • Annual members report
  • Audited financial statement

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/governance (Financial Statements)

PUPIL PREMIUM*
 

Pupil premium funding is allocated for each financial year, but the information published online should relate to each academic year. If you do not know allocations for the end of the academic year, this should be reported to the end of the financial year and then updated once the figures are known.

  • A strategy outlining the school’s use of pupil premium for the current academic year must include:
    • The school’s pupil premium grant allocation amount
    • A summary of the main barriers to educational achievement faced by eligible pupils
    • How you will spend the pupil premium to overcome these barriers
    • The reasons for this approach
    • How you will measure the effects
    • The date of the next strategy review
  • Details of the pupil premium spend for the previous year must include:
    • How you spent the allocation
    • The effect of the spend on both eligible and other pupils

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/pupilpremium (Overview)

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/policies (Pupil Premium policy)

BEHAVIOUR POLICY
 

  • Information detailing your Behaviour Policy and Anti-Bullying Strategy. This must comply with Section 89 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/policies (Behaviour for Learning and Anti-Bullying policies)

CHARGING AND REMISSIONS POLICY 

  • The activities or cases for which your school will charge pupils' parents
  • The circumstances where you school will make an exception on a payment you would normally expect to receive under the charging policy

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/policies (Charging and Remission policy)

COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE
 

  • Your complaints procedure - which must comply with Section 29 of the Education Act 2002 and explain how complaints are handled

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/policies (Complaints Policy)

  • Arrangements for handling complaints from parents of children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) about the support the school provides

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/send 

Academies, FE and Sixth Form Colleges should also include:

  • Your Whistleblowing Procedure

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/policies (Whisteblowing - Staff policy)

RELATIONSHIPS EDUCATIONAL POLICY
 

  • A policy outlining how your school intends to approach the subject of relationship education 

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/policies (Relationships and Sex Education policy)

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND INFORMATION REPORT POLICY* 

This report must be updated annually but should be amended as soon as possible whenever any changes occur within the year.

It must comply with:

  • Regulation 51 and Schedule 1 of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014
  • Section 6 of the Special Education Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0 – 25 years
  • Section 69 of the Children and Families Act 2014

It should include:

  • The arrangements for the admission of disabled pupils
  • The steps taken to prevent disabled pupils from being treated less favourably than other pupils
  • The facilities provided to help disabled pupils to access the school
  • The school’s accessibility plan, prepared by the governing body or proprietor in compliance with paragraph 3 of schedule 10 to the Equality Act 2010, which covers:
    • Increasing the extent to which disabled pupils can participate in the school’s curriculum
    • Improving the physical environment of the school for the purpose of increasing the extent to which disabled pupils are able to take advantage of the education, benefits, facilities and services which are offered or provided by the school
    • Improving the delivery to disabled pupils of information which is readily accessible to pupils who are not disabled

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/send (SEND Local Offer and SEND Information Report)

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/policies (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities policy)

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
 

  • A copy of your latest Ofsted report, or a link to it on the Ofsted website
  • A link to your performance tables on the DfE website

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/results 

CURRICULUM INFORMATION*
 

  • The content in each academic year for every subject including Religious Education, even if it is taught as part of another subject, or has another name
  • How parents, or other members of the public, can find out more about the curriculum your school is
    following

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/curriculum

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)* 

If your school get the coronavirus (COVID-19) catch-up premium grant in 2020 – 2021, you should publish: 

  • How it is intended that the grant will be spent
  • How the effect of this expenditure on the education attainment of your pupils will be assessed

REMOTE LEARNING 

  • Funding allocation for the 2019 to 2020 year
  • Details of the intended spend for this allocation
  • The impact on attainment and how it made a difference to the pupil who benefited from the funding last year

As final payments of the Year 7 catch-up premium were made in relation to the 2019 – 2020 academic year, the
2020 – 2021 academic year will be the last year on which schools must report how this funding was used.

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/remotelearning

YEAR 7 LITERACY AND NUMERACY CATCH UP PREMIUM*
 

  • Funding allocation for the 2019 to 2020 year
  • Details of the intended spend for this allocation
  • The impact on attainment and how it made a difference to the pupil who benefited from the funding last year

As final payments of the Year 7 catch-up premium were made in relation to the 2019 – 2020 academic year, the
2020 – 2021 academic year will be the last year on which schools must report how this funding was used.

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/pupilpremium

KEY STAGE 4 PROVISION AND RESULTS*
 

  • KS4 Course list including GCSEs 

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/curriculum

  • Progress 8 Score
  • Attainment 8 Score
  • Percentage of pupils who achieved a strong pass (Grade 5 or above) in English and Maths
  • English Baccalaureate (EBacc) average point score (APS)
  • Percentage of pupils who entered the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) that continue in education, training or move into employment after KS4

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/results (KS4 Validated Performance Data 2019)

KEY STAGE 5 PROVISION*
  

If your school operates a sixth form, you must publish the following details from your school's 16 – 18 performance tables page on the DfE website: 

  • Progress
  • Attainment
  • English and Mathematics progress
  • Retention
  • Destinations

Schools are not required to publish their exam and assessment results from the 2019 – 2020 academic year as these have not been published as performance measures by the Secretary of State. You must, however, continue to display your 2018 – 2019 performance measures until new measures are published and clearly state that these results are not current.

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/results (KS5 Performance Data 2019)

CAREERS PROGRAMME*
 

The delivery of careers guidance to Year 8 – 13 pupils must be in accordance with Section 42A of the Education Act 1997.

The following must be included:

  • The name, email address and telephone number of your school’s Careers Leader
  • A summary of your careers programme, including details of how pupils, parents, teachers and employers may access this information
  • How you measure and assess the impact of the careers programme on pupils
  • The date you will be reviewing the information that has been published
  • A policy statement setting out the circumstances in which providers of technical education and apprenticeships will be given access to year 8 to 13 pupils

ridgewoodschool.co.uk/admissions (Sixth Form Admission Arrangements)