Below are just a few of our school policies and associated papers.
As part of the STAR Multi-Academy Trust there are also various policies held at Trust level – click HERE for more information
These are reviewed, amended and added to periodically, so keep popping back. In a large, busy school there are a great many policies and working practises - if you can't find what you are after here - please ask!
If you would like to discuss any of the policies on this page, please contact Mr Yapp, via the school office.
Riverside School has adopted the following STARMAT policies which can be viewed on the STARMAT website.
Access to Education for Children of School Age and Young People with Medical Needs
Anti-Fraud and Bribery
Attendance Management Procedure
Business Continuity Plan
Charging and Remission
Child Protection and Safeguarding
Complaints- including Managing Serial and Unreasonable Conplaints
Conduct of Parents and Carers
Discosure and Barring ( DBS)
Developing Performance and Procedure
Early and Flexible Retirement
Employee Expenses including Employee expenses claim form
Fixed Asset, Capitalisation and Depreciation
Gifts and Hospitality
Health and Safety- including PEEP and Security
Holidays in Term Time- Holidays in term time informationf for Parents and Carers
Information Security incident Reporting
Local Governing Bodies Procedures
Managing Allegations against staff
Pupils/Students and Parents Privacy Notice- Covid-19 Privacy notice
Recruitment and Selection
Remote Learning for Covid-19
Reorganisation, Redundancy and Redeployment
Social Media Policy
Special Needs and Disability
Staff Code of Conduct
Surveillance- includes Appendix A- Riverside
Trustee, Member and Governor Expenses
Trustee/Governor Code of Conduct
The Policies below are Riverside School Policies
Our acceptable use policy was most recently updated in July 2019 and can be viewed here.
Click below to read our Website Accessibility Statement
Our anti-bullying policy was most recently updated in July 2019 and can be viewed here.
Our assessment Policy was last updated in December 2019 and can be read below -
Our attendance policy was most recently updated in Autumn 2018 and can be viewed here.
Our behaviour policy was most recently updated in July 2019 and can be viewed here.
Our collection policy was most recently updated in March 2019 and can be viewed here.
Our drugs education policy was most recently updated in September 2018 and can be viewed here.
Our e-safety policy was most recently updated in 2017 and can be viewed here.
Please find below our Equalities Policy and Accessibility Plan:
Our exclusions policy was last reviewed in December 2019 and is attached below:
Please see below for our current First Aid guidance:
Riverside School has in place a 'first day contact' policy for child absence.
This policy was most recently updated during April 2016:
Our home learning policy was most recently updated in June 2018 and can be viewed here. This policy also links to Remote Learning (Covid-19) STARMAT policy
Our Intimate Care Policy was most recently updated in January 2018 and can be viewed here.
Our lost child policy was most recently updated in Jan 2019 and can be viewed here.
Information for parents on how we mark pupils work and the use of the 'purple polishing pen' can be found here:
Our Medical Policy was updated and approved during June 2018
Riverside School is a no-smoking site. This includes a ban on use of e-cigarettes on our site.
Our pupil premium policy was most recently updated in 2020 and can be viewed here.
We regularly review how we track and report on Pupil Progress.
Our SRE Policy was approved by the Local Governing Body in June 2021
The complete policy can be read here: Riverside Relationships and Sex Education Policy
We are committed to ensuring the welfare and safety of all children in school.
The following is a provision statement to summarise our values with regard SMSC