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Statutory – Accessibility policy V01 July 2016

OAT Admissions Policy Primary School – 2017 – 2018. NW ammends (1)

OAT Allegations of Abuse Against Staff Policy December 2016

OAT Supporting Student Attendance- Apr15

OAT-Behaviour-Policy_October-2017 – adoption pending

Charging Policy 2015

OAT Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy – 21 July 2017

OAT Children Missing Education Policy 2016

OAT Complaints Policy – December 2016

OAT Data Protection policy – Feb17

OAT Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco policy – Feb15 (1)

Herman EAL Policy 2016-17

OAT Exclusion Policy – December 2016

Herman Health and Safety Policy


OAT Equality Policy – December 2016

MFL Policy 2016

Keeping Children Safe In Education – Part 1

Learning and Teaching Policy 2016

Reading Policy 2016

OAT SEND Policy 2016

OAT Sex and Relationships Policy December 2016

OAT Supporting Students with Medical Needs Dec 16

OAT Whistle Blowing Policy October 2015 (Agreed)

Writing Policy 2016

Statement from Confidentially when dealing with allegations of abuse against teachers and other staff:

It is extremely important that when an allegation is made, the school or FE college makes every effort to maintain confidentiality and guard against unwanted publicity while an allegation is being investigated or considered. The Education Act 2011 introduced reporting restrictions preventing the publication of any material that may lead to the identification of a teacher who has been accused by, or on behalf of, a pupil from the same school (where that identification would identify the teacher as the subject of the allegation). The reporting restrictions apply until the point that the accused person is charged with an offence, or until the Secretary of State or the General Teaching Council for Wales publishes information about an investigation or decision in a disciplinary case arising from the allegation.

The reporting restrictions also cease to apply if the individual to whom the restrictions apply effectively waives their right to anonymity by going public themselves or by giving their written consent for another to do so or if a judge lifts restrictions in response to a request to do so. The provisions commence on 1 October 2012. The legislation imposing restrictions makes clear that “publication” of material that may lead to the identification of the teacher who is the subject of the allegation is prohibited. “Publication” includes “any speech, writing, relevant programme or other communication in whatever form, which is addressed to the public at large or any section of the public”. This means that a parent who, for example, published details of the allegation on a social networking site would be in breach of the reporting restrictions (if what was published could lead to the identification of the teacher by members of the public).


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