Blue Coat CE VA Primary School, Symn Lane, Wotton-under-edge,
Gloucestershire GL12 7BD

01453 525 020


Our school has a number of policies which form the basis of many of the decisions and processes we undertake. All policies have been ratified, reviewed and revised by the school's leadership and governors to ensure that they remain accurate and effective. Below are some of our most important policies for your reference. If you want to know our policy on something that is not listed, please ask the school office. If you require a paper copy of any of our policies or website information, please ask at the school office.


Safeguarding Policies

*= mandatory documents for all staff to read

*Child Protection & Safeguarding
*Guidance for Safer Working Practice for Adults who work with Children
*Working Together to Safeguard Children
*Keeping Children Safe in Education Part 1

*Keeping Children Safe in Education Appendix A
*Health & Safety
*E-safety & Acceptable Use

*Code of Conduct

Other Key Policies & Documents

Equal Opportunities
Equalities Objectives
Governors' Statement of General Principles and Behaviour
Accessibility Plan
Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
School's Early Offer
SEND Information Report or 'Local Offer'
Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2019-20
Children with Medical Needs

Early Years Foundation Stage

Children with health needs who cannot attend school
First Aid
Positive Handling
Intimate Care
Medicines in School
Sex & Relationships Education
Drugs Education


Data Protection

GDPR Privacy Statement

Data Retention Policy


Determined Admissions Policy 2023

Determined Admissions Policy 2022

Admission Over PAN Protocol

Governor Allowances
Charging & Remissions
Freedom of Information Publication Scheme
School Uniform
School Lettings


Catch Up Strategy 2020-2021