Policies

CCTV Policy (PDF)

Published February 2016 Permalink

The purpose of this Policy is to regulate the management, operation and use of the Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) system at Harrogate Grammar School. The system comprises a number of fixed and dome cameras and Point Tilt and Zoom (PTZ) cameras located within and around the school buildings.  

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 September 2017 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.  

E-Safety Policy (PDF)

Published October 2016 Permalink

The use of ‘Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)’ has great benefits for the development of students' learning and the administration and governance of a school. With these advantages, however, come insignificant risks, it is the aim of this policy to minimise these risks for students and staff and others involved with the daily activities of the school.

Email protocol policy (PDF)

Published February 2014 Permalink

The proliferation of email traffic over the last few years has allowed us to communicate more efficiently and effectively. We are entering an even greater period of email use as students now have the ability to benefit from this form of communication. In order to ensure all parties (staff, students and parents) find that email use continues to be effective and not too burdensome there are some simple guidelines detailed in this policy.

Equality Policy (PDF)

Published April 2015 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.