School Policies

 School Policies and other information related to the academy

This section gives access to information about policies that relate to the academy in general. For further information about publications that are available please follow this link: Freedom of Information Act 2000

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Contact Address: Banbury Academy, Ruskin Road, Banbury, Oxon OX16 9HY


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Class Description
Accessibility Plan Accessibility and action plan for Banbury Academy 2016-19.
Admissions Policy 2016 Banbury Academy Admissions Policy for September 2016 Entry. (Revised based on the ruling of the Schools Adjudicator September 2015)
Admissions Policy 2017 Banbury Academy Admissions Policy for September 2017 Entry. (April 2016)
Anti-Bullying Policy Statement of the academy's policy with respect to the recognition and procedures for dealing with issues of bullying. (February 2016-17)
Attendance Policy Statement of the academy's policy with respect to expectations, aims and the procedures followed for students' attendance. (November 2015-17)
Behaviour Policy 
(includes Exclusion Policy)
Statement on procedures and policies at work in the Academy including the sanctions, actions, consequences, detentions, exclusions, intervention and behaviour monitoring systems and our Learning Charter. (September 2016-17)
CCTV Policy Statement of the academy's review, management, operation, and use of closed circuit television (CCTV). (January 2017-18)
Charging and Remissions Policy Statement of the academy's policy with respect to charges and remissions for any optional extra or board and lodging for which charges are permitted, for example academy publications, music tuition, trips. (January 2015-17)
Complaints Policy Statement of procedures for dealing with complaints. (April 2015-17)
Homework Policy Statement on the setting of purposeful, good quality homework crucial in contributing to the development of independent learning skills. (September 2016)
Marking and Assessment of Learning Policy Assessment for Learning (A4L) is a key ingredient in creating independent learners and is a key lever for ensuring all students make effective and sustained progress. (September 2014-16)
Mobile Phone Policy Statement of the Academy’s framework governing the use of mobile phones in the Academy. (February 2016)
Ofsted Reports Link to the Ofsted website where published reports referring expressly to the school can be accessed.
Presentation Policy Statement of the aims, the role of students and staff and the monitoring of the impact of the policy. (February 2017)
Promoting British Values Report on how Banbury Academy promotes British Values as part of the spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development of their students. (May 2015)
Protocol for Young Carers Statement of general policy with respect to pupils who fulfil a caring role at home. (September 2015)

Public Sector Equality Duty DISTRICT

Statement of procedures adopted by the governing body relating to tackling inequalities and promoting an understanding of the principles and practices of equality and justice. (February 2016-18)
Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy Statement of procedures for safeguarding and child protection. (October 2016-17)
SEND Information Report Report on the provision and identification of pupils with special educational needs. (2016-17)
SEND Policy DISTRICT Statement of policy on strategies and interventions for students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. (November 2016)
Scheme of Delegation/Terms of Reference for the Aspirations Academies Trust Governance The Terms of Reference for the Aspirations Academies Trust Board which provide the sole agreed framework within which the Board/Governing Body operates. (October 2016)
Teaching and Learning Policy Statement of expectations, strategies, support and standards for high quality teaching and learning at Banbury Academy. (March 2016-18)
Uniform Policy Banbury Academy Uniform Policy (Updated July 2016)
  Date of publication in brackets