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.

A Summary of STARMAT Policies

Riverside School has adopted the following STARMAT policies which can be viewed on the STARMAT website.

Click here to access these policies

Access to Education for Children of School Age and Young People with Medical Needs

Accessibilty Riverside Appendix A here

Admissions Information

Agile Working 

Anti-Fraud and Bribery

Attendance Management Procedure

Business Continuity Plan

Capability Procedures

Charging and Remission

Child Protection and Safeguarding pdf(Child Protection and Safeguarding Riverside training addendum here)

Competitive Tendering

Complaints- including Managing Serial and Unreasonable Conplaints

Conduct of Parents and Carers


Data Protection suite includes:




Information Security

Information Security Incident Reporting

Records management 

Special Catergory Data


Designated Teacher for Looked After Children pdf(Riverside Appendix A here)

Discosure and Barring ( DBS)

Developing Performance and Procedure

Disciplinary Policy and Procedure

Early and Flexible Retirement

Early Careers Teachers

Educational Visits pdfRiverside here

Employee Expenses including Employee expenses claim form


Family Friendly 

Finance Manual

Fixed Asset, Capitalisation and Depreciation

Flexible Working 

Gifts and Hospitality

Health and Safety- including PEEP and Security 

Holidays in Term Time- Holidays in term time information for Parents and Carers



Lettings Policy

LGPS Employer Discretion

Local Governing Bodies Procedures

Lone Worker

Managing Allegations against staff

Pupils/Students and Parents Privacy Notice

Covid-19 Privacy notice

Parental Leave

Pay Policy

Probation Procedure


Recruitment and Selection

Remote Learning for Covid-19

Reorganisation, Redundancy and Redeployment

Risk Management 

Social Media

Special Educational Needs and Disability

Staff Code of Conduct

Stakeholder Behaviour

Support Staff Appraisal


Teacher Appraisal

Trustee, Member and Governor Expenses

Trustee/Governor Code of Conduct



Privacy Notices:





Pupils and Parents


Volunteers (including Governors, Members and Trustees)

The Policies below are Riverside School Policies

Acceptable Use

Our acceptable use policy was most recently updated in July 2019 and can be viewed here.

Read more: Acceptable Use

Accessibility Statement

Click below to read our Website Accessibility Statement

Read more: Accessibility Statement


Our anti-bullying policy was most recently updated in July 2019 and can be viewed here.

Read more: Anti-Bullying

Assessment Policy

Our assessment Policy was last updated in November 21 and can be read below -

Read more: Assessment Policy

Attendance (pupils)

Our attendance policy was most recently updated in Autumn 2021  and can be viewed here.

Read more: Attendance (pupils)


Our collection policy was most recently updated in March 2019 and can be viewed here.

Read more: Collection

Curriculum Policy 2019

See below for our most recent curriculum policy:


Drugs Education

Our drugs education policy was most recently reviewed in November 2021 and can be viewed here.

Read more: Drugs Education


Our e-safety policy was most recently reviewd in November 2021 and can be viewed here.

Read more: E-Safety

Exclusions Policy

Our exclusions policy was last reviewed in December 2019 and is attached below:


Home Learning

Our home learning policy was most recently updated in July 21 and can be viewed here. This policy also links to Remote Learning (Covid-19) STARMAT policy

Read more: Home Learning

Intimate Care

Our Intimate Care Policy was most recently updated in July 21 and can be viewed here.

Read more: Intimate Care

Lost Child

Our lost child policy was most recently updated in Jan 2019 and can be viewed here.

Read more: Lost Child

Medical Policy

Our Medical Policy was updated and approved during July 2021

Read more: Medical Policy

Pupil Premium

Our pupil premium policy was most recently updated in 2020 and can be viewed here.

Read more: Pupil Premium

Pupil Progress

We regularly review how we track and report on Pupil Progress.

Read more: Pupil Progress

Relationships, Health and Sex Education

Our SRE Policy was approved by the Local Governing Body in June 2021

The complete policy can be read here: pdfRiverside Relationships and Sex Education Policy

Read more: Relationships, Health and Sex Education

Response to Children's Work- Feedback Policy

This Policy is currently under review and will be published 20th June 2022

Safeguarding Children

Safeguarding Statement

We are committed to ensuring the welfare and safety of all children in school. 

Read more: Safeguarding Children


Our Transition policy was reviewed in July 21.

Read more: Transition


Paper Copies

If you would like paper copies of any of the information, policies etc contained on this site then please get in touch. Copies will be provided free of charge.

If you would like the information contained in this website in another language or format such as Braille, large print or audio, please get in touch.

Contact Us

General queries to:
Mrs J Coates/Mrs J Kavanagh/Mrs V Scoot/Mrs Bain-Mackay - School Administrators
Mrs S Borradaile - School Business Manager

sampleTel:  01937 832 899

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Wetherby Road, Tadcaster
North Yorkshire LS24 9JN


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