Policies and Information

This page contains links to some of the School policies and information about our School and how we operate.

The school holds a mass of documentation including policies on behaviour, discipline and exclusions, anti-bullying, child protection, admissions, e-safety and charging and remissions.

We have summarised those that may be important to you, if are a parent of a child at School and would prefer a hard copy, please let us know and we will arrange this you.

Admissions Policy
Our admission number is 30 children each academic year. If you are applying on faith grounds for a place at School, you should complete the Diocesan supplementary form and return it to School.

The closing date for admissions to primary schools for September 2018 is January 15th 2018. You can apply for places between September 2017 and January 15th 2018 (see policy for further information).

If you would like to look round our family School, please visit us on open day or ring us at School and we would be very happy to arrange for you to visit us.

We have some places in different year group throughout the School; if you are interested in one of these places, please contact us at School for further information.

Please click here for our Admissions Policy for September 2018.

Charges and Remission Policy
Educational Visits in school time, which support the curriculum, are seen as an important part of the learning process and we expected all children to take part and enjoy these experiences. Past visits have included the Butterfly House at Lancaster, Eureka, Blackpool Zoo, Thornton Hall Farm, Blackpool Tower Circus, the Sandcastle at Blackpool and a residential visit for Year 5 and 6 every other year.

Parents are asked to make a voluntary contribute towards the cost of such visits.

However, sometimes visits are subsidized or paid for using pupil premium funding.

Click here to read our charging and remissions policy.

Special Educational Needs Policy
Please click here to view the Schools Special Educational Needs policy.

Behaviour Policy

Please click here to view the Schools’ Behaviour, Discipline and Exclusion policy.

Attendance Policy

It is very important that you make sure that your child attends regularly and this policy sets out how together we will achieve this.

Our attendance figures for the previous years are:

2010-2011 – 93.0%

2011-2012 – 94.5%

2012 – 2013 – 95.7%

2013 – 2014 – 97.0%

2014 – 2015 – 97.2%

2015 – 2016 – 96.3%

Our attendance target for 2016 – 2017 is 96%.

Please click here to view the Schools Attendance policy.

Complaints Procedure 2016-2017
We work hard with our parents to ensure that we have a good relationship. Any concerns you may have are dealt in the first instance by informal discussion with the School.

Class teachers are available at the beginning or end of the day to discuss any concerns regarding your child’s education and welfare; Mrs. Smith, Head Teacher is contactable via the School office.

Mrs. Breen, our attendance officer is often the first point of contact in the School office and Mrs. Lord, our learning mentor is also available to talk to parents about any issues or problems.

Any formal complaints are dealt with in line with the complaints policy below.

Our Chair of the Governing Body is Mr. P  Vercoe who you can contact in writing via the School office.

Please do come and talk to us if you have any concerns . No problem is too small and often better dealt with at an early stage.

Click here to find out more about our complaints procedure.

Special Educational Needs Pupils
At Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School we have arrangements in place to support pupils with Special Educational Needs and disabilities.

Click here for more details.

SEND and Disability (Local Offer)
At Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School we have arrangements in place to support pupils with Special Educational Needs and disabilities.

Click here for more details.

Accessibility Plan

This Accessibility Policy and Plan are drawn up in compliance with current legislation and requirements as specified in Schedule 10, relating to Disability, of the Equality Act 2010. School Governors are accountable for ensuring the implementation, review and reporting on progress of the Accessibility Plan over a prescribed period.

Click here to read our accessibility plan

Single Equalities Policy
At Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School we have commitment of the staff, pupils and governors of Holy Trinity Church of England Primary school to ensure that equality of opportunity is available to all members of the school community.

Click here for more details.

Primary School Sports Funding Statement
At Holy Trinity CE Primary School we are committed to providing children with an entitlement of at least two hours PE/physical activity each week. We are fortunate to employ a full time, PE and Sports Coach, Mr. Grime and as well as high quality PE there is a wide range of physical activity and sport available to the children.

Click here for more details.

E-Safety Policy
E-Safety encompasses the use of new technologies, internet and electronic communications such as mobile phones, collaboration tools and personal publishing. It highlights the need to educate pupils about the benefits and risks of using technology and provides safeguards and awareness for users to enable them to control their online experience.

Click here for more details.

Computing Policy
This policy reflects the school values and philosophy in relation to the teaching and learning of computing and the application and use of ICT. It sets out a framework within which teaching and non-teaching staff can operate and gives guidance on planning, teaching, and assessment. The policy should be read in conjunction with the national curriculum for Computing which sets out what pupils in different year groups will be taught and how ICT can facilitate or enhance work in other curriculum areas.

Click here for more details.

Marking and Feedback Policy

This policy explains the way children’s work is marked; feedback is given to the child with the aim of moving their learning forward.

Click here to read our Marking and Feedback policy

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

Safeguarding and Child protection are extremely important and taken seriously by all the School community. Our policy ensures that concerns and referrals are handled sensitively, professionally and in ways which prioritise the needs of the child. If School has any concerns about any aspect of a child’s welfare or safety, referrals are always made to children’s social care in line with local authority procedures.

Click here to read our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy.

Medicines Policy

Click here to read our medicines policy.

Anti-bullying Policy

Click here to read our anti-bullying policy

EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) Policy

Click here to read our EYFS policy

English Policy

Click here to read our English policy

Handwriting Policy

Click here to read our handwriting policy

Presentation Policy

Click here to read our presentation policy

Mathematics Policy

Click here to read our maths policy

Modern Foreign Languages Policy

Click here for information on our modern foreign languages policy

Science Policy

Click here to read our Science policy

Religious Education Policy

Click here to read our Religious Education policy

Collective Worship Policy

Click here to find out more about Collective Worship at Holy Trinity

Educational Visits

Click here to find out how we organise educational visits to enhance the curriculum and to ensure safety of everyone involved.