Skip to content ↓

Whitefield Schools Logo

the school plans my son’s education in a person-centred way and I am fully involved

— Comment on a recent parent questionnaire

 Policies & Key Information

These pages contain all of the key information and policies relevant to Whitefield Schools. If you are looking for Academy-wide information, you can find it here

If you are interested in your child attending Whitefield Schools, you can find guidance on our Admissions Process here.

You can also find information on Whitefield Schools' 


General policies

Name Description 
Complaints policy The process of making a complaint and who to contact.
Safeguarding Policy Statement of policy for safeguarding and promoting welfare of pupils at the school.
Covid-19 closure & Safeguarding  Our process for determining school closure, based on safeguarding annd child protection risks. 
Whistleblowing Policy Framework to ensure concerns to be raised confidentially and investigated thoroughly and that members of staff who raise concerns receive a response.
Health & Safety Policy Statement of general policy with respect to maintaining high standards of health and safety.
Charging and Remissions policy Sets out our policy on the charges made for activities, and the circumstances under which voluntary contributions will be requested from parents.
Attendance Policy How the Trust works with parents to minimise with absences and a description of procedures.
Exclusion Policy Sets out the circumstances in which a decision to exclude a student may be taken.

Teaching, Learning and Curriculum policies and guidance

Name Description

S.E.N.D Policy

This policy sets out how we meet the needs of children and young people with SEND.
Medical  Guidance How the Academy looks after the medical and health care needs of children and young people so that they can access a broad, balanced and enriching curriculum.
Healthy Eating Policy Reflects the Academy Trust’s commitment to developing a positive healthy eating culture for the Trust community.  
Positive Behaviour Policy Policy with regard to supporting pupils to develop positive behaviour.
E-Safety Policy Responsible and safe use of IT resources.
Promoting 'fundamental British values'  Statement of the strategies used to promote the values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs at Whitefield Schools.
Looked After Children Policy

Statement of the Trust's approach to supporting the educational achievement of Looked After Children.

PHSE Policy Defines the school’s ethos and approach regarding Personal, Social, Health and Economic education including a a clear framework for teaching and  protocols to follow. 

Privacy and Data Protection including GDPR

Name Description
Data Protection Policy Sets out how Whitefield Academy Trust recognizes and treats personal information data lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner.
Privacy Notice - Pupil information How we use pupil information.
 Records Retention Schedule Describes the time periods for which records should be retained by the Academy in order to comply with operational and legal requirements.