Policies

Here you can find a range of policy documents detailing the schools procedures and regulations:

Paper copies of our policies can be obtained on request for free from the main school office.

 

Acceptable Use Policy (Student and Visitors) – Nov20 (1/5/2021) - Acceptable Use Policy (Student and Visitors) – Nov20
Health & Safety Policy 2020 (1/5/2021) - Health & Safety Policy 2020
Lettings Policy (1/5/2021) - Lettings Policy Nov 2020
Swanlea School Safeguarding Policy April 2020 Addendum (5/1/2020) - Swanlea School Safeguarding Policy April 2020 Addendum
Exams Policy (3/6/2020) - Exams Policy 2020
Physical Activity Policy (3/6/2020) - Physical Activity Policy – Jan 2020
Ex Offenders Policy (2/4/2020) - Ex Offenders Policy 
Pupils Suffering Financial Hardship Policy – Jan 2020 (1/28/2020) - Please click the link to view the following policy: Pupils Suffering Financial Hardship Policy – Jan 2020
Complaints Policy – Jan 2020 (1/28/2020) - Please click the link to see the following policy: Complaints Policy – Jan 2020
Behaviour Governors’ Written Statement – Jan 2020 (1/28/2020) - Please click the link to see the following policy Behaviour Governors’ Written Statement – Jan 2020
Accessibility Policy Jan 2020 (1/28/2020) - Click here to view this policy Accessibility Policy Jan 2020
Pupil Premium 2019 and 20 (1/28/2020) - Click here to see this policy PUPIL PREMIUM 2019 AND 20
Safeguarding and CP Policy – Nov 2019 (1/28/2020) - Please click to read this policy Safeguarding and CP Policy – Nov 2019
Data Protection Policy – Jan 2020 (1/28/2020) - Please click the link for the Data Protection Policy – Jan 2020
Access Arrangements Policy (Exams) (1/6/2020) - Please click the link for the ACCESS ARRANGEMENTS POLICY (EXAMS)
NEA Policy 2019 – 2020 (12/13/2019) - This policy affects the delivery of subjects of GCE and GCSE qualifications which contain a component(s) of non-examination assessment. To read the full policy, please click HERE
Home School Contract (5/24/2019) - Please click the link for the Home School Contract
CCTV Policy (3/18/2019) - CCTV cameras are now a familiar sight throughout the country. They are one of the many measures being introduced to help prevent crime and make communities safer places to live, … Continue reading CCTV Policy
Debt Recovery Policy (3/18/2019) - Swanlea School is now predominantly a cashless school, with parents making payments for dinner/tuck money on-line via ‘ipayipact’. However, we will not allow a child to go without a dinner … Continue reading Debt Recovery Policy
Lockdown Policy (3/18/2019) - As part of our Health and Safety policies and procedures the school has a Lockdown Policy. For the full policy please click HERE
Homework Policy (2/8/2019) - The purpose of homework at Swanlea School is to deepen understanding and consolidate learning to prepare pupils very well for work to come.  Homework will be: challenging; set in line … Continue reading Homework Policy
Fundraising Policy (2/5/2019) - Swanlea School recognises fundraising as a legitimate activity, undertaken at our school and based on our values.   To read the full policy please click here: Fundraising Policy
More Able Policy (9/12/2018) - Swanlea School is committed to providing an environment which enables all pupils to achieve excellence. We believe that the development of high entry/more able pupils will enrich and extend the … Continue reading More Able Policy
Recruitment Policy (9/12/2018) - Please click the click below for out recruitment policy Recruitment Policy
CEIAG Programme (9/12/2018) - Please see attached for the Swanlea School CEIAG Programme CEIAG Programme
Procedures for Managing Allegations of Abuse Against Staff (7/3/2018) - These Procedures should be read in conjunction with: Tower Hamlets LSCB Child Protection Procedures for Staff working in Children’s, School and Family Settings – see Tower Hamlets LSCB Website: http://www.childrenandfamiliestrust.co.uk/the-lscb/ … Continue reading Procedures for Managing Allegations of Abuse Against Staff
ASDAN Policies (5/18/2018) - Please see below for the ASDAN policies ASDAN Equal Opportunities Diversity Policy ASDAN Appeals Policy ASDAN Malpractice Policy
Terms of Reference for the Governors’ Committees (7/4/2017) - Please click on the links below for the documents containing the Terms of Reference for the Governors’ Committees. TOR 2018-19 Community Sub Committee TOR 2018-19 Resources Committee    
Acceptable Use Policy (1/27/2017) - Acceptable Use Policy for students, staff, volunteers and visitors (Internet, Network and Email) Acceptable Use Policy  
Whole School Foods Policy (1/18/2017) - Our school recognises the importance of good nutrition on pupils’ emotional and physical health and wellbeing and the affects this has on an individual child’s ability to maximise their educational … Continue reading Whole School Foods Policy
Governors Allowance Policy (1/18/2017) - This policy statement has been developed in accordance with the Education (Governor’s Allowance) Regulations 2003… Governors Allowance Policy
Lettings Policy (1/18/2017) - The Governing Body recognises that the community may have a desire to use the school buildings and grounds (which are owned by Tower Hamlets Local Authority) and has prepared this … Continue reading Lettings Policy
The Swanlea Book (1/4/2017) - The Swanlea Book is a whole school initiative to ensure that every year group, every subject, every teacher and every student has the same consistent approach to the layout and … Continue reading The Swanlea Book
Freedom of Information (8/11/2016) - One of the aims of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (which is referred to as FOIA in the rest of this document) is that public authorities, including all maintained … Continue reading Freedom of Information
DfE Performance Table (8/11/2016) - The link below will re-direct you to the DfE performance table for Swanlea School. Click here: Swanlea DfE Performance Table  
School Admission Arrangements (8/11/2016) - To find out how to apply for a place at Swanlea School, please follow the link below. This will take you to the Towerhamlets Council website. Click here: TOWERHAMLETS ADMISSIONS … Continue reading School Admission Arrangements
Behaviour for Learning (7/13/2016) - Swanlea School’s Behaviour Policy is being amended to bring it in line with the new government requirements on social distancing and protective measures in schools, in collaboration with the Local … Continue reading Behaviour for Learning
Statement on Behaviour Principles (7/6/2016) - The purpose of the Statement is to provide guidance to the Headteacher in drawing up the school’s Behaviour Policy so that it reflects the shared aspirations and beliefs of all … Continue reading Statement on Behaviour Principles
Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) Education Policy (6/30/2016) - At Swanlea School the personal development of students is a fundamental part of the academic and pastoral work of the school. The school recognises that SMSC is central to the … Continue reading Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) Education Policy
Homeschool Contract (6/30/2016) - We agree that education is an ongoing process which takes place at home and in the community, as well as in school. To enable pupils to success, we believe that … Continue reading Homeschool Contract
Medical Policy (6/30/2016) - This policy adheres to the Department for Education guidance ‘Supporting pupils in school with medical conditions’ – September 2014. Please see this document for further details, if necessary. To read … Continue reading Medical Policy
Health & Safety (6/30/2016) - The Governing Body of Swanlea School will strive to achieve the highest standards of health, safety and welfare consistent with their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work etc … Continue reading Health & Safety
Leave During School Term (1/26/2016) - Thinking of taking your child out of school in term time? New legislation introduced in September 2013 states that holidays during term time, can no- longer be authorised unless in … Continue reading Leave During School Term
Charging Policy (12/11/2015) - Arrangements for charging must conform to the charging and remissions arrangements that The Governing Body has drawn up as a statement of its policy. Click to view: Charging Policy  
Accessibility Plan (12/11/2015) - The SEN / Disability Act 2001 extended the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 to cover education. Click to view document: Accessibility Policy
Year 7 Literacy & Numeracy Catch Up (11/4/2015) - The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium provides schools with an additional £500 for each year 7 pupil who did not achieve at least a National Curriculum level 4 in reading … Continue reading Year 7 Literacy & Numeracy Catch Up
Online Safety – Advice for Parents (11/4/2015) - The parent/child relationship is the foundation to keeping children safe and supporting their social development and educational attainment. View Document: TH Advice to Parents
Tower Hamlets Personal Injury Claims Portal (11/4/2015) - If you are a Claimant Representative and wish to issue a Claim Notification Form (CNF) against us, please select ‘London Borough of Tower Hamlets’ as our Compensator. Please contact the … Continue reading Tower Hamlets Personal Injury Claims Portal
Times of the School Day (11/4/2015) -  
SEND & Inclusion Policy (11/4/2015) - Swanlea School is a barrier free school and is committed to ensuring equality of education and opportunity for pupils or staff with a disability and all others receiving services from … Continue reading SEND & Inclusion Policy
Swanlea SEN Local Offer (8/28/2015) -   At Swanlea we are very proud to be an inclusive school – everyone is welcome. SEN Policy
Swanlea Shared Values (8/28/2015) - Our commitment to you: Swanlea Shared Values  
Guidelines for School Trips/Visits (8/28/2015) - For the purpose of this policy document a school journey is defined as a visit or trip by staff and pupils organised under the auspices of the school and lasting … Continue reading Guidelines for School Trips/Visits
School Prospectus (8/28/2015) - At Swanlea, we want to see all students become highly skilled learners, achieving excellent standards and leading fulfilling and exciting lives. Our commitment to equal opportunities is reflected in all … Continue reading School Prospectus
Pupil Premium and Pupil Premium Statement (8/28/2015) -  Swanlea School is located in an area with a high level of social deprivation. The school believes that all students have the right to achieve and then exceed their potential … Continue reading Pupil Premium and Pupil Premium Statement
Privacy Notice for Parents (8/28/2015) - Privacy Notice Privacy Notice for Pupils and Parents 2020 Privacy Notice – Data Protection Act 1998 Data Privacy Notice
Data Protection Policy (8/28/2015) - The Governing Body of the school has overall responsibility for ensuring that records are maintained, including security and access arrangements, in accordance with Education Regulations and all other statutory provisions. … Continue reading Data Protection Policy
OFSTED Report (8/28/2015) - In OFSTED’S most recent appraisal of Swanlea School’s services, it judged the school to be ‘Outstanding’. View the full report on the link below. OFSTED Report
6th Form Uniform (8/28/2015) - Download the attached file to view the Swanlea KS3 uniform specifications. 6th Form Uniform
KS4 Uniform (8/28/2015) - Download the attached file to view the Swanlea KS4 uniform specifications. KS4 UNIFORM Please see the PE uniform below:
KS3 Uniform (8/28/2015) - Download the attached file to view the Swanlea KS3 uniform specifications. KS3 Uniform Please see the PE uniform below:
Equality at Swanlea (8/28/2015) - Swanlea embraces people from all cultures and all walks of life. Please click on the link to view our Equality and Diversity Policy
Complaints Policy (8/28/2015) - Swanlea School takes parents/carer concerns and complaints very seriously. We welcome complaints as a positive means of promoting student and parent/carer satisfaction. We also believe that complaints are opportunities for … Continue reading Complaints Policy
Attendance & Punctuality Policy (8/28/2015) - At Swanlea School we expect all our students to have outstanding punctuality and attendance. The evidence is clear, students with poor attendance and punctuality underperform in their GCSEs & A … Continue reading Attendance & Punctuality Policy
AntiBullying Policy (8/28/2015) - At Swanlea School we aim to provide a safe, caring and friendly climate for learning for all our pupils to allow them to improve their life chances and help them … Continue reading AntiBullying Policy