Education Policies

School and Education related policies and documents

Scheme for Financing Schools
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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.



Children's Service Accessibility Strategy 2014-18
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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;



Health and Safety Manual - Educational Visit Planning and Approval Policy 2015
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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.



Framework User Guide - Fire Extinguishers and Firefighting Equipment
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Framework User Guide - Fire Extinguishers and Firefighting Equipment



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



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



What Next.....
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A guide to the support available in further education.



Childcare Providers - Early Years Forecaster
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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.



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



Special Education Needs Support
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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



Strengthening Families Outcomes Document
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This is the Isle of Wight's framework taken from DCLGs financial framework.



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



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



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



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



Post-LAC Education Plan for children in Pre-school and Reception
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An Education Plan for adopted children at pre-school and in Reception.



Education Plan for adopted children in KS1 and KS2
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An Education plan for Post-LAC / Adopted children in KS1 and KS2.



Education Plan for adopted children in KS3
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An Education Plan for Post/LAC / Adopted children in KS3



Education Plan for adopted children in KS4
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An Education Plan for Post-LAC / Adopted children in KS4



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