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Complaints Policy

At Hawkhurst CE Primary School we seek to ensure that all children are in a happy and safe learning environment. To this end we will deal with complaints received in school, placing the children’s best interests first. Complaints can come in to school from a variety of sources. If you have a concern or complaint…

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Data Protection Policy

Privacy Notice – What your school does with Pupils’ and Children’s data. Hawkhurst Church of England Primary School are the Data Controller for the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998. We collect and process information about you and your child/children where required for the following Purposes: – Accounts and Records – Education and training…

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Disability Equality Scheme Policy

Rationale The Disability Equality Duty of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 2005 places on all public authorities (including schools) a general duty, when carrying out their functions, to: promote equality of opportunity between disabled people and other people; eliminate discrimination that is unlawful under the DDA 1995; eliminate harassment of disabled people that is related…

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e-Safety Policy

E-Safety encompasses Internet technologies and electronic communications such as mobile phones and wireless technology. It highlights the need to educate children and young people about the benefits and risks of using new technology and provides safeguards and awareness for users to enable them to control their online experiences. The school’s e-safety policy will operate in…

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Food & Drink in School Policy

Background Hawkhurst Church of England Primary School is located on the western side of the village of Hawkhurst in the Weald of Kent. The Church with which we are associated is the Parish Church of St. Laurence, also within the village. The home backgrounds of the children attending the school are vastly different, with a…

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Home Learning Policy

Purpose To develop an effective partnership between the school and parents/carers in pursuing the aims of the school (Code of Conduct and Home / School Agreement) To consolidate and reinforce skills and understanding, particularly in numeracy, literacy and other curriculum areas and help to raise levels of achievement To extend school learning, for example, through…

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Marking and Feedback Policy

Principles Marking and Feedback should: Be manageable for teachers Relate to learning objectives which are knowledge (To know…) or skills based (To be able to …) and do not include the context or activity. Oral Feedback With oral feedback, in the course of a lesson, teachers’ comments to children should focus on issues about the…

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