Statutory Information (Info for Ofsted)
Please follow hyperlinks below to find information published on this website in compliance with: What academies, free schools and colleges should publish online.
- School contact details can be found on our Contact Us page.
Your website should include the:
- name of your school or college
- postal address of your school or college
- telephone number of your school or college
- name of the member of staff who deals with queries from parents and other members of the public
- name of the headteacher or principal
- name and address of the chair of the governing body (if you have one)
- name and contact details of your special educational needs (SEN) co-ordinator (SENCO) unless you’re a special academy
If you’re an academy or free school, you should publish details about your academy’s sponsor:
- if the school’s owner is an individual, you should publish their full name and contact details (address and a telephone number)
- if the school’s owner is a group or organisation, you should publish the address and telephone number of its office
- Admission arrangements can be found via our Admissions page.
Academy trusts must publish the admissions arrangements for their schools on their website and keep them there for the whole of the offer year (the school year in which offers for places are made).
- Ofsted reports can be found via our Ofsted Reports page where you can also find a link to previous reports on the Ofsted website.
- Exam and assessment results for Key stage 2 (KS2) can be found on our School Data page.
Key stage 2 (KS2)
If you’re an academy, you should publish the following information on your website each year:
- percentage of pupils who’ve achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths
- average progress that pupils have made in reading between KS1 and KS2
- average progress that pupils have made in writing between KS1 and KS2
- average progress that pupils have made in maths between KS1 and KS2
- percentage of pupils who’ve achieved a higher standard in reading, writing and maths
- your pupils’ average scaled score in the reading test
- your pupils’ average scaled score in the maths test
You can find more information about these KS2 performance measures, including the higher standard, in the Primary school accountability guidance.
- Performance tables can be found via a link on our School Data page.
- Curriculum details can be found on our Curriculum Plans page.
Academies should publish:
- the content of the curriculum your school follows in each academic year for every subject, including for mandatory subjects such as Religious Education even if it’s taught as part of another subject or subjects or is called something else
- your approach to the curriculum
- how parents or other members of the public can find out more about the curriculum your school is following
Depending on what phase of education your school offers, we recommend you also publish any of the following that apply to your school:
- the names of any phonics or reading schemes you are using in key stage 1
- a list of the courses available to pupils at key stage 4, including GCSEs
- the 16 to 19 qualifications you offer
- Behaviour policy details can be viewed or downloaded from our School Policies page.
Academies should publish details of the school’s behaviour policy, including its anti-bullying strategy.
We encourage colleges to publish this information as good practice.
- Pupil premium information can be viewed or downloaded from our School Policies page.
If your school receives pupil premium funding, your funding agreement will state what information you need to publish about it.
Regardless of what your funding agreement requires you to publish, we recommend that you publish details of your pupil premium strategy.
For the current academic year, we recommend you publish:
- how much pupil premium funding you received for this academic year
- details of the main barriers to educational achievement that the disadvantaged children in your school face
- how you will spend your pupil premium funding to overcome these barriers and the reasons for the approach you’ve chosen
- how you will measure the effect of the pupil premium
- the date of the next pupil premium strategy review
For the previous academic year, we recommend you publish:
- how you spent your pupil premium funding
- the effect that the pupil premium had on pupils
The Teaching Schools Council has produced guidance for schools on developing and presenting their pupil premium strategy, including a pupil premium strategy template which schools may choose to use.
- PE and sport premium for primary schools information can be viewed or downloaded from our School Policies page.
If your school receives PE and sport premium funding, your grant funding agreement will explain what information you must publish. It’s likely that you’ll have to include:
- how much PE and sport premium funding you received for this academic year
- a full breakdown of how you’ve spent or will spend the funding this year
- the effect of the premium on pupils’ PE and sport participation and attainment
- how you will make sure these improvements are sustainable
- how many pupils within their year 6 cohort can do each of the following:swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres
- use a range of strokes effectively
- perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situation
- Special educational needs (SEN) and disability information can be viewed, printed or downloaded from our School Policies page.
Special educational needs (SEN) information report
Academies and free schools must publish a report on their policy for pupils or students with SEN and how they put the policy into effect. They should update this information annually, or as soon as possible if there are changes during the year.
The report must comply with:
- section 69 of the Children and Families Act 2014, including:
- the arrangements for the admission of disabled pupils
- the steps you have taken to prevent disabled pupils from being treated less favourably than other pupils
- the facilities you provide to help disabled pupils to access the school
- information as to the plan prepared by the governing body or proprietor under paragraph 3 of schedule 10 to the Equality Act 2010 (accessibility plan) for:
- increasing the extent to which disabled pupils can participate in the school’s curriculum
- improving the physical environment of the school for the purpose of increasing the extent to which disabled pupils are able to take advantage of education and benefits, facilities and services provided or offered by the school
- improving the delivery to disabled pupils of information which is readily accessible to pupils who are not disabled
- regulation 51 and schedule 1 to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014, where appropriate
- section 6 of the Special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years
- section 69 of the Children and Families Act 2014, including:
- Equality objectives details can be viewed or downloaded from our School Policies page.
As public bodies, academies and further education institutions must comply with the public sector equality duty in the Equality Act 2010 and the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011. This means you have to:
- publish details of how your school complies with the public sector equality duty - you should update this every year
- publish your school’s equality objectives - you should update this at least once every 4 years
You need to include details of:
- eliminating discrimination (see the Equality Act 2010)
- improving equality of opportunity for people with protected characteristics
- consulting and involving those affected by inequality in the decisions your school or college takes to promote equality and eliminate discrimination (affected people could include parents, pupils, staff and members of the local community)
- Complaints policy information can be viewed or downloaded from our School Policies page.
We recommend that all academies, free schools and colleges publish their complaints policy online.
If you’re an academy, free school, FE or sixth-form college, we recommend that you publish your whistleblowing policy online.
Academies and free schools must publish any arrangements for handling complaints from parents of children with special educational needs about the support provided by the school.
- Annual reports and accounts details can be viewed or downloaded from The Good Shepherd website using the link on The Good Shepherd page of this website.
Academies and free schools
You should publish the following financial information about your school:
- annual report
- annual audited accounts
- memorandum of association
- articles of association
- names of charity trustees and members
- funding agreement
You can find more guidance about these in the Academies financial handbook.
- Trustees' information and duties can be found on our Governance Details page and The Good Shepherd website.
- Charging and remissions policies have been combined into a single policy that can be viewed, printed or downloaded from our School Policies page.
Academies should publish their charging and remissions policies (this means when you cancel fees). The policies must include details of:
- the activities or cases where your school will charge pupils’ parents
- the circumstances where your school will make an exception on a payment you would normally expect to receive under your charging policy
- Values and ethos of the school are articulated on our About Us page.
Academies and colleges should publish a statement of their ethos and values.