Policies

Charging and Remissions policy (PDF)

Published December 2018 Permalink

In forming and implementing its Charging and Remissions Policy, the Trust seeks to abide by government regulations and where limited budgets allow, to provide for discretionary financial assistance to extend the opportunities for pupils and students.

Collective Worship Policy (PDF)

Published February 2016 Permalink

Collective Worship recognises that the school community is a collection of people, from a variety of backgrounds. Collective Worship is inclusive and meaningful to the range of communities served by schools.

Complaints Policy (PDF)

Published February 2019 Permalink

Red Kite Learning Trust (RKLT) is committed to ensuring that all students are provided with a first class educational experience and that each school works in a productive and positive partnership with all parents and carers. However, if a parent/carer feels that a situation has arisen that they are unhappy about then they have a right to make a complaint. Any and every complaint made will be taken seriously and dealt with swiftly and professionally. All parents/carers will be made aware of this policy and the procedures to follow if they wish to make a complaint.  

Data Protection Policy (PDF)

Published July 2018 Permalink

The Red Kite Learning Trust (“the Academy Trust”) collects and uses certain types of personal information about staff, pupils, parents and other individuals who encounter the Academy Trust in order to provide education and associated functions. The Academy Trust may be required by law to collect and use certain types of information to comply with statutory obligations related to employment, education and safeguarding, and this policy is intended to ensure that personal information is dealt with properly and securely and in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and other related legislation.

Equality Policy (PDF)

Published February 2018 Permalink

Harrogate Grammar School is committed to advancing equality of opportunity, fostering good relations as well as eliminating discrimination, harassment and victimisation. We oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination, whether because of age, ethnicity, disability, gender, religion and belief, and sexual identity or any other condition or requirement which places a person at disadvantage and cannot be justified. The impact of all school policies, practices and day-to-day activities are considered to ensure that no member of the community is discriminated or put at a disadvantage.  

Exams Policy (PDF)

Published February 2014 Permalink

The purpose of this policy is to ensure the planning and management of exams are conducted efficiently and in the best interest of candidates.  To ensure the operation of an efficient exam system with clear guidelines for all relevant staff.  To ensure that internal assessments and appeals are conducted in accordance with the exam board regulations.

Exclusions Policy (PDF)

Published February 2016 Permalink

This document from the Department for Education provides a guide to the legislation that will govern the exclusion of pupils from: maintained schools; Academy schools / Free Schools; Alternative Provision Academies / Free Schools; and pupil referral units in England from 1 September 2012.

Freedom of Information Publication Scheme (PDF)

Published February 2016 Permalink

The school has adopted the model publication scheme, for public authorities (which includes schools), prepared and approved by the Information Commissioner. This publication scheme commits a school to make information available to the public as part of its normal business activities.

Health and Safety policy (PDF)

Published March 2019 Permalink

The Chief Executive Officer, Trustees and Members of Red Kite learning Trust (RKLT) recognise and accept their responsibilities, both legal and moral, to ensure, so far as is reasonable and practicable, accidents and ill health are prevented and risks to employees, students, visitors and others arising from all activities of RKLT are suitably and sufficiently controlled.

Learning Policy (PDF)

Published April 2015 Permalink

Harrogate Grammar School aims to inspire its students to become lifelong and independent learners. We value learning of all kinds, be it to develop academic understanding or for the development of other skills and personal attributes. Staff will aim to create an atmosphere of challenge and support for all learners.