Education Policies

School and Education related policies and documents

The funding framework which replaces Local Management of Schools is based on the legislative provisions in sections 45-53 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998.
The changes in the 2013 Scheme are those directed by the Department for Education and relfect the changes to Education Funding which were implemented in April 2013. All changes are shown in bold italics.

Requirements for local authorities to put in place an accessibility strategy are specified in schedule 10 of the Act: Accessibility for disabled pupils. This schedule provides for accessibility arrangements for pupils in schools as set out in section 88.

(1) An accessibility strategy is a strategy for, over a prescribed period—

(a) increasing the extent to which disabled pupils can participate in the schools’ curriculums;

(b) improving the physical environment of the schools for the purpose of increasing the extent to which disabled pupils are able to take advantage of education and benefits, facilities or services provided or offered by the schools;

(c) improving the delivery to disabled pupils of information which is readily accessible to pupils who are not disabled

(2) The delivery in sub-paragraph (1)(c) must be—

(a) within a reasonable time;

Policy for schools to follow when organising educational visits.  This is to ensure that schools meet both health and safety requirements but also meet the expectations of the Council's insurers.  This version includes extra detail from our insurers regarding overseas travel.

This document provides key information for teachers who will be bringing children to visit Branstone.

Draft strategic plan for school improvement 2017; subject to consultation.

A guide to the support available in further education.

A forecasting mechanism to give an indication of the numbers of children who are potentially eligible for the 30 hour offer. NB It is NOT a guarantee.

A protocol to ensure the best education provision for children in care, in line with Department for Education (DfE) statutory guidance (2014)

Guidance for early years providers, mainstream schools and colleges to support children and young people who do not have an Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan

This is the Isle of Wight's framework taken from DCLGs financial framework.

Isle of Wight Scheme for Financing Schools effective from September 2018, detailing the financial relationship between maintained schools and the Isle of Wight Council.

Guidance for the completion of the e-PEP for LAC in mainstream secondary education

Guidance for the completion of the e-PEP for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC)

Guidance to be used in conjunction with the Post-LAC education plan (ages 2 - 16)

Guidance to completing the EPAC for Post-LAC / Adopted children (Aged 2 to 16)

The delegated decision report confirming decision to go to consultation on West Wight school place planning.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the current West Wight School Place Planning consultation.

Minutes from the public meeting/drop-in session held as part of the West Wight Schools Consultation on Wednesday 13 March 2019 at All Saints' CE Primary School. 

Final meeting minutes from the public meeting/drop-in session held on Monday 1 April 2019 at St Saviour's Catholic Primary School, as part of the West Wight School Places consultation.

Final meetings from the public consultation meeting held 07.06.2019 regarding West Wight schools place planning.

A presentation submitted from a Yarmouth parent regarding West Wight school place planning. 

Public notice dated 19.07.2019 regarding closure of All Saints' Church of England Primary School and temporary enlargement of Yarmouth Church of England Primary School, Isle of Wight.

Consultation on Isle of Wight Council’s proposed Special Educational Needs (SEN) banding framework for children and young people who have Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans in mainstream schools.

Consultation on Isle of Wight Council’s proposed Special Educational Needs (SEN) banding framework for children and young people who have Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans in mainstream schools.