ACCESSIBILITY PLAN

This plan seeks to address the statutory requirements of the Equality Act 2010 (which replaces the Disability Discrimination Act 1995) and to further the aims of the HOE mission statement of ‘To provide access to appropriate education for all children and young people with medical and mental health needs, keeping education alive in the pupil’s life, maintaining progress and enabling them to achieve their potential.”

Accessibility Plan - Oct 2020

ADMISSIONS

Hospital and Outreach Education aims to provide equal access to appropriate education for all children and young people with medical and mental heath needs, keeping education alive in the pupils’ lives, maintaining progress and enabling them to achieve their potential.

Admissions Policy 20-21
Northants LA Policy for pupils with medical needs 20-21

ANTI-BULLYING

Statement of Intent

 “To provide access to appropriate education for all children and young people with medical and mental health needs, keeping education alive in the pupil’s life, maintaining progress and enabling them to achieve their potential.”

Hospital and Outreach Education (HOE) is committed to providing a caring, friendly and safe environment for all of our pupils so they can learn in a relaxed and secure atmosphere.  Bullying of any kind is unacceptable in our Pupil Referral Unit (PRU).  If bullying does occur, all pupils should be able to tell and know that incidents will be dealt with promptly and effectively.  We are a TELLING Pupil Referral Unit.  This means that anyone who knows that bullying is happening is expected to tell the staff.

This policy is linked to the Acceptable Use policy, Mental health and stress at work policy, equalities policy, spiritual, social, moral and cultural policy. One of the Deputy Head Teachers has the responsibility of monitoring the bullying incidents and ensuring that the anti-bullying policy is implemented.

Anti Bullying Policy

COMPLAINTS

Complaints Procedure ​ This document sets out Hospital and Outreach Education’s (HOE) procedures for addressing complaints. Please note that this procedure does not apply to issues concerning the curriculum, admissions, exclusion appeals, decisions about your child’s special educational needs or grievances by HOE staff. These are the subject of separate complaints procedures.  Copies of these procedures can be obtained from the administration base of Hospital and Outreach Education.

Complaints Policy - Updated Oct 2020

CRITICAL INCIDENT POLICY

An incident will become a critical incident when it constitutes a serious disruption arising with little or no warning on a scale beyond the coping capacity of Hospital and Outreach Education operating under normal conditions, and requiring the assistance of the Emergency Services and/or Northamptonshire County Council and others.

Critical Incident Policy

DRUGS POLICIES

Drugs Policy
Drugs Policy for Pupils

All of the policies below can be provided in paper format. Please contact the main office on 01604 662250 and we will arrange to have a copy sent out to you.

EQUALITIES POLICY

Context Statement for Equalities Scheme

Hospital and Outreach Education is an Alternative Provision (AP) Academy, which is commissioned by Northamptonshire County Council to provide education for children and young people with a diagnosed medical and mental health conditions, which prevents them from attending school full time.  It covers the whole of Northamptonshire. In addition to providing direct teaching, the Academy has a role in school support and is able to offer advice and guidance to schools on how particular medical conditions may impact on pupil achievement and attainment. Pupils range in age from 4 to 18 and most are dually registered with their own mainstream or special school.  The Academy caters for the whole ability range, including those with an Education Healthcare Plan (EHCP) and those who are gifted or talented. Occasionally, if there is no school that is suitable, HOE is named on an EHCPl.

Equalities Policy

FINANCE POLICIES

For finance policies, please see The Skylark Partnership Website www.theskylarkpartnership.org.uk

 

 

HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY

Health and Safety Policy

HOMEWORK POLICY

Homework is work that is set to be done outside the timetabled curriculum. It contains an element of independent study in that it is not usually directly supervised by a teacher. It is important in raising pupil achievement. Not all homework is done at home; in fact, for some pupils who find it hard to work at home, or for some tasks which may require resources (books, software, equipment) more readily available at the outreach centre or home schools, it is necessary or desirable to carry out the task at the centre/school. ​ Homework enhances pupil learning, improves achievement and develops pupils’ study skills and as such is an integral part of the curriculum. It requires careful planning and integration into the curriculum area schemes of work.

Homework Policy

MARKING POLICY

Introduction Our marking policy recognises the need to assess and correct pupils output whilst avoiding undue negative comment and giving clear feedback about areas of strength and development. Different learning situations and outcome expectation may require different marking approaches. As we work with individual or small groups of pupils, our marking and feedback is very often verbal. This policy statement details the framework within which all assessment, recording and reporting within HOE be carried out. Staff will mark pupil work according to the framework and consistently across the subject areas.  Some subject areas will need to apply the framework according to the specifics of their subject or the tasks being completed. ​ 

Marking Policy

PROMOTING POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR

This policy applies to all pupils who are supported through Hospital and Outreach Education PRU, across all ages, medical conditions and settings.

Policy for Promoting Positive Behaviour - 2020
Statement of Behaviour Principles

Statement of Intent “To provide equal access to appropriate education for all children and young people with medical and mental health needs, keeping education alive in the pupils’ lives, maintaining progress and enabling them to achieve their potential.”

REMOTE EDUCATION POLICY

Remote Education Policy

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility Statement of Intent ‘To provide equal access to appropriate education for all children and young people with medical needs, including mental health, keeping education alive in the pupil’s life, maintaining progress and enabling them to achieve their potential’.

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy - September 2020
Covid-19 School Closure & Remote Learning Arrangements January 2021

SPIRITUAL, MORAL, SOCIAL & CULTURAL POLICY

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) Education Policy

SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS & DISABILITIES 

Statement of Intent: ‘To provide access to appropriate education for all children and young people with medical and mental health needs, keeping education alive in the pupils’  lives, maintaining progress and enabling them to achieve their potential’

Inclusion Policy Oct 2020
SEND Information
A copy of our SEND Information Report for 2019-2020 can be found here : Download File A copy of our SEND audit 2015-2016 can be found here: Download File A copy of our SEND action plan 2016-2017 can be found here: Download File Here you can create the content that will be used within the module.

SEX & RELATIONSHIPS POLICY

Sex and Relationships (SRE) Policy Statement of Intent “To provide access to appropriate education for all children and young people with medical and mental health needs, keeping education alive in the pupil’s life, maintaining progress and enabling them to achieve their potential.”

Sex and Relationships Policy

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