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Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Policy

The SEND policy pervades all curriculum policies in school.
Definition of Special Educational Needs. Children have special educational needs if they have…….”

Please read this policy in conjunction with the Child Protection and Safeguarding Policies/Disability Discrimination/Inclusion/Teaching and learning Policies, which are available on request at the school office.

View the Special Educational Needs Policy by clicking on this link (opens in a new window)

View the School Graduated Response to SEND apendix I  by clicking on this link (opens in a new window)

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Information Report

“St John Fisher and Thomas More Catholic Primary School is a single storey mainstream voluntary academy school that provides education for 3-11 year old children. We are committed to meeting the needs of all children, through..”

View the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Information Report by clicking on this link (opens in a new window)

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Pupil Premium Spending Plan 2016/2017

“In 2011-12 the Government launched its Pupil Premium funding. This is a sum of money the school receives based on the numbers of pupils in the school who are eligible for Free School Meals (FSM). From 2012-13, it was extended to include all children who have been eligible for FSM within the last 6 years. Nationally, statistics show that pupils who are in receipt of FSM do less well than the Non-FSM pupils. This money is allocated to initiatives to ensure pupils reach their full potential, both academically and socially and to try to close the attainment gap….”

View thePupil Premium Spending Plan 2016/2017 by clicking on this link (opens in a new window)

Pupil Premium Impact Report 2015-2016

View the Pupil Premium Impact Report by clicking on this link (opens in a new window)

Literacy Policies & Information

To understand more about our approach to the teaching of Literacy at Ss John Fisher & Thomas More:

Grammar Overview

Literacy Overview – Whole School

Parent FAQ reading

Read Write Inc School Website updated

RWI New Curriculum Grid

Year 2 Literacy overview

Year 34 Literacy Overview

Year 56 Literacy Overview

Homework

“Homework is anything that children do outside the normal school day, that contributes to their learning in response to guidance from the school. For example, a parent who spends time reading a story to their child before bedtime is helping with homework…….”

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Leave Of Absence During Term Time

“APPLICATION FOR LEAVE OF ABSENCE DURING TERM TIME

Attached is an application form for you to request permission for your child to be absent from school during term time. Before completing the application form, please read these notes carefully…….”

View the Holiday Request Form by clicking on this link (opens in a new window)

Teaching and Learning Policy

“This teaching and learning policy outlines how we work to ensure that provision in our school meets the Ofsted criteria for good and outstanding…..”

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Administration of Medicines Policy

“Parents have the prime responsibility for ensuring a child’s health and for deciding whether they are fit to attend school. Parents should also provide all necessary information about their child’s medical needs to the school……”

View the Administrations of Medicine Policy by clicking on this link (opens in a new window)

Food and Drink in School

“We are aware of the current situation, regarding rising obesity levels in children. There are concerns about the effect of junk food and drink on the health and behaviour of children and young people. We also understand the need to improve the diets of children……”

View the Food and Drink in School Policy by clicking on this link (opens in a new window)

Charging and Remission Policy

“No charge can be made for education during school hours. The definition of ‘education’ includes materials, equipment and transport provided in school hours by the Local Authority or the school to carry pupils between the school and the activity. ‘School hours’ are those….”

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