Our school has a wide variety of policies, aimed towards providing the best possible care for anyone who visits or attends our school. For your convenience, here are a selection of policies that might be of interest to you.
If you would like a paper copy (or any other format) of any of our documents on our website please speak to the school office, who will provide them to you free of charge. If you require further information on any of the items shown in this section, please contact the school and we will do our best to help.
- Anti-bullying Policy
- Health & Safety Policy
- Intimate Care
- Keeping Children Safe Policy 2021 – Safeguarding and Child Protection
- Positive Behaviour Policy
- Positive Handling
- Relationships and Sex Education Policy
- Safeguarding Walking to School
- Visitor Policy
- Collective Worship Policy 2017
- Curriculum Policy 2019
- EYFS Policy 2018
- Feedback Policy 2019
- Religious Education Policy 2017
- Science Policy
- Values Policy 2018
- Accessibility Plan 2019-2022
- Attendance Policy 2021
- Governor Allowances Policy 2019
- Charging and Remissions Policy 2019
- Complaints Policy 2018
- Data Protection Policy 2018
- Equality Information and Objectives Statement 2019
- School Uniform Policy
- SEN Policy 2020 – 2021
- Supporting pupils with medical conditions 2019
- Nursery Admissions 2020
- Nursery Application Form 2020
- Admissions Policy_St Patrick’s 2022 – 2023
- Admissions Policy_St Patrick’s 2021-2022
Please note that the Admissions Policies above have been recently amended in line with CES Guidance, they relate to the admission of previously looked after children from overseas and in-year admissions.
An application can be made for a place for a child at any time outside the admission round and the child will be admitted where there are available places. An application should be made to the school by completing the in-year admissions application form.
Please return the completed form to School Transfer, School Places and Admissions Team, Children and Young People’s Services, Durham County Council, County Hall, Durham DH1 5UJ or email to email@example.com. If you require any help to complete this form please ring 03000 265896.
Where there are places available but more applications than places, the published oversubscription criteria, as set out in the admission arrangements for 2021 – 2022 will be applied.
Click https://www.durham.gov.uk/article/22834/School-admission-arrangements-2022-23 for link to admissions arrangements.
Parents are advised to read the admission arrangements carefully before making their application.
If there are no places available, the child will be added to the waiting list. Please see the admission arrangements for more details.
You will be advised of the outcome of your application in writing as soon as possible. Applicants must be informed of the outcome of their application within 15 school days of receipt, but the aim is to notify applicants of the outcome of their application within 10 school days of receipt.
You have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel if your application is unsuccessful.
If you have any questions in relation to in-year admissions please contact Mrs J Cassidy, School Business Manager: 01207 firstname.lastname@example.org
You may also wish to discuss in-year applications with the local authority:
School Places and Admissions Team: 03000 265 896
St. Patrick’s RCVA Primary School collects and uses pupil information under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Education Act 1996 which are a lawful basis for collecting and using pupil information for general purposes (and from Article 6 and Article 9 where data processed is special category data from the General Data Protection Regulation from 25 May 2018).
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