Garden Fields JMI School | Townsend Drive, St Albans, AL3 5RL | 01727 890440

Garden Fields JMI School | Townsend Drive, St Albans, AL3 5RL
01727 890440

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Garden Fields JMI School

Growing Hearts and Minds

Building children’s confidence, igniting a love of learning and creating wonderful memories

Part of the Alban Academies Trust
Sharing Educational Excellence

GFS Logo

Garden Fields JMI School

Growing Hearts and Minds

Building children’s confidence, igniting a love of learning and creating wonderful memories

Part of the Alban Academies Trust
Sharing Educational Excellence

POLICIES

Below is a list of Policy Documents. You can use the SEARCH box below to find a policy quickly and easily. If you wish to speak to a member of staff about any of the issues covered, please contact us. If you require a hard copy of any policy document, these can be requested at the school office. (All policy documents are in PDF format).

POLICY NAMEDESCRIPTION
Accessibility PlanThis statement outlines how we to provide the best education for every child within our care.
Adult Volunteer PolicyThis policy sets out our school’s policy, which is to ensure that the children benefit from as much help and support as possible, and are provided at the same time with the best possible security.
Anti-bullying PolicyThis document explains how our anti-bullying policy plays an important role in our commitment in providing a safe, positive, valuing and inclusive environment for pupils, staff and parents/carers. We also have the Anti-bullying Parent Leaflet.
Attendance Policy

Fixed Penalty Notices
This policy outlines what is expected of children with regards to their attendance. Children are only given authorised absence in exceptional circumstances. Click HERE if you would like to request absence for your child. Click HERE for information about Fixed Penalty Notices.
Calculation PolicyThis policy gives parents guidance on which methods they should be using with their children at home when doing Maths with their children. The Policy is a guide from Reception to Year 6 in the four basic areas of Maths (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division). If you are unsure in any methods please contact your child's class teacher for greater guidance.
Charging PolicyThis policy outlines what activities (within the National Curriculum) are charged for.
Child Illness First Aid and Supporting Children with Medical Needs PolicyThis policy explains our illness, first aid procedures. It also explains how we support children with medical needs.
Child Protection PolicyThis policy outlines how we protect children.
Communications PolicyThis policy outlines how we strive for clear and effective communications with parents and the wider community.
Complaints PolicyThis policy outlines our complaints procedure.
Curriculum Statement
Equality Information and Objectives PolicyThis policy outlines the aims and objectives in providing equal opportunities to staff and pupils.
Health and Safety PolicyThis policy outlines our responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act and other health and safety legislation.
Home-School Agreement PolicyThis agreement/policy outlines the responsibilities we have as a school and you have as a parent.
Medicine PolicyThis policy ensures safe and clear administration of medicines.
Positive Behaviour Management PolicyThis policy outlines the Golden Rules and how these are used to encourage positive behaviour.
Online Safety PolicyThis policy outlines our Online Safety Policy.
Privacy NoticeStatutory notice about information kept at school about your child and how it is used.
Subject Access Requests: The school office may be closed outside of term time. Any requests made during holidays may not be completed by our staff until the school reopens. This includes Subject Access Requests (SAR) under GDPR and Freedom of Information Requests. Due to the complexities of replying to such requests during the school holidays, we may need up to 2 months, although we will endeavour to complete more quickly, and usually within the standard 30 days once we are satisfied with your identity and the school is open. If we need longer than this during term time, we will inform you.

See www.ico.uk for clarification of this information.
Public Sector Equality Information and ObjectivesThis document outlines the aims of the public sector equality duty.
Relationships, Sex and Health Education PolicyThis policy outlines how relationship, sex and health education is taught at the school.
SEN (Special Educational Needs) PolicyThis policy explains how Garden Fields School is implementing the SEN Code of Practice 2002 and takes fully into account the SEN and Disability Act 2001.
Virtual Learning PolicyThis policy details our approach to remote learning.

Click HERE for our GFS Remote Learning Provision
Whistle blowing Procedure for SchoolsThis policy aims to support the reporting of illegal or improper conduct or concerns about safeguarding children.