The Highcrest Academy


Key Policies

Policies in bold are available in full online.  Policies in italics are available on request from the Highcrest Academy.


Safeguarding PolicySafeguarding Statement

Child Protection Policy With Covid-19 Appendix

Child Sexual and/or Criminal Exploitation Policy

Code of Confidentiality Policy

E-Safety Policy

FGM Policy

Forced Marriage Policy

ICT Policy - StaffICT Policy - Student

LAC PolicyPrevent PolicyPrivacy Notice - Students & ParentsPrivacy Notice - StaffRestraining Pupils and the Use of Reasonable Force PolicySearch PolicySelf-Harm Policy


Anaphylaxis PolicyAnti-Bullying PolicyAsthma Policy

Attendance, Absence and Punctuality Policy

Behaviour and Exclusions Policy

Bereavement PolicyCitizenship PolicyCode of Conduct for Governors Policy

Community Cohesion Policy

Diabetes PolicyDisability Equality PolicyEAL PolicyEpilepsy Policy Equal Opportunities (Pupils) PolicyGDPR Policy

Covid 19 First Aid Policy

First Aid PolicyHead Lice PolicyHealthy Eating PolicyInclusion PolicyMobile Phone Use PolicyMobile Phone LeafletOffensive Weapons PolicyPastoral Inclusion PolicyPolicy re Guidance in the Public Sector Equality DutyRegistration of Pupils PolicySickle Cell Anaemia PolicySupporting Pupils with Medical Conditions and Adminstration of Medicine


Academic Mentor Policy

Admissions Policy & Arrangements 2019 - 2020Admissions Policy & Arrangements 2020 - 2021

Admissions Policy & Arrangements 2021 - 2022

Assessment, Recording & Reporting Policy

BTEC Registration & Certification Risk Management Policy 2018 - 2019Careers Advice and Guidance PolicyCollective Worship Policy

Controlled Assessment Policy 2019-2020

Controlled Assessment Risk Management Policy 2019-2020

Cover Policy

Curriculum PolicyDisability Policy (Exams) 2019 - 2020Drugs Education Policy

Emergency Evacuation and Lockdown for Exams 2019 - 2020

Environmental PolicyExam Contingency Plan 2019 - 2020Exams Policy 2019 - 2020Homework PolicyInternal Appeals Procedure 2019 - 2020International Schools Policy

Literacy & Communication PolicyMore Able Policy 

Non Exam Assessment Policy 2019 - 2020

Numeracy Policy

PSHE Policy (Due to be signed by the Governors at the next Pupil Welfare meeting on 13.2.20)

Pupil Premium PolicyRSHE Policy (Due to be signed by the Governors at the next Pupil Welfare meeting on 13.2.20)

School Trips Policy

SEND Information Report 2019 to 2020

Sex and Relationship Education Policy

Special Educational Needs/Learning Support Policy

Spiritual, Moral, Social & Cultural Education Policy

Teaching and Learning Strategy Policy


Accessibility PlanAchieving Best Value Statement

Anti Bribery and Corruption Policy

Asset Disposal PolicyBad Debt Policy Biometrics Policy Bursary Fund Application/PolicyBusiness Continuity PlanCash Handling Guidance PolicyCash Investment PolicyCCTV PolicyCharging PolicyCritical Incident PolicyEFSA - Risk Protection Arrangement

Freedom of Information PolicyHealth and Safety Policy

Lettings Policy

Local Government Pension Scheme Discretions Policy

Minibus Policy

Pay Policy

Redundancy Policy

Risk Management Policy

Smoke Free PolicyVisitors Policy


Allegations of Abuse against Staff Policy

Conduct and Discipline Policy

DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) PolicyHealth and Attendance Policy and Procedure

Stress Policy


Complaints and Resolutions Procedure for Schools and Academies PolicyWhistleblowing Policy