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Parents' and Carers' Information

Parents' and Carers' Information

Term dates

Term dates

Term dates 2017-18

Term 1 
Begins 1 September 2017
Inset days 1 and 4 September 2017
Ends 20 October 2017
Term 2 
Begins 30 October 2017
Inset day 30 October 2017
Ends 15 December 2017
Term 3 
Begins 2 January 2018
Inset day 9 February 2018
Ends 9 February 2018
Term 4 
Begins 19 February 2018
Ends 23 March 2018
Term 5 
Begins 9 April 2018
Ends 25 May 2018
Term 6 
Begins 4 June 2018
Inset day 15 June 2018
Last day of term 20 July 2018
Inset day 23 July 2018
Ends 23 July 2018
Info for stakeholders

Info for stakeholders

Info for stakeholders

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Results

Results

Results

At present IKB have no results to publish.

Safeguarding

Safeguarding

IKB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, partners and volunteers to share this commitment. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice.

The procedures contained in the safeguarding and child protection policy apply to all staff and governors and are consistent with those of the local safeguarding children board (LSCB) the school works in partnership with other children’s services.

Our core safeguarding principles are:

  • the school’s responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children is of paramount importance
  • safer children make more successful learners
  • representatives of the whole-school community of students, parents, staff , industry partners and governors will be involved in policy development and review
  • policies will be reviewed annually, unless an incident or new legislation or guidance suggests the need for an interim review.

Everyone employed at IKB has a responsibility for child protection. In most cases this will be the referral of concerns to her/his line manager. In day to day contact with children at risk, we note concerns and meet with parents and other associated adults, where this is appropriate. 

Increasingly, schools work with, and support different agencies to enable the most appropriate form of intervention to take place. The safeguarding and child protection  policy outlines the role of  IKB, the procedures that staff will follow and guidance on issues related to child protection generally. It is not exhaustive. All staff should place the needs and safety of the child as being at the centre of any decision they may need to take. The Safeguarding policy seeks to ensure that child welfare is an absolute priority and to develop the understanding of all staff. All members of the school staff are expected to uphold this policy and receive regular child protection training/

Due consideration has also been given to The Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007 and the safeguarding  policy has been written in accordance with the DfE “Keeping children safe in education” Statutory guidance for schools March 2015.

This policy should be read and referenced in conjunction with the following school’s other policies:

Privacy notice

Privacy notice

Information about pupils in Wellsway Multi Academy Trust schools and alternative provision

Data Protection Act 1998: How we use pupil information

We collect and hold personal information relating to our pupils and may also receive information about them from their previous school, local authority and/or the Department for Education (DfE). We use this personal data to:

  • support our pupils’ learning
  • monitor and report on their progress
  • provide appropriate pastoral care; and
  • assess the quality of our services

This information will include their contact details, national curriculum assessment results, attendance information, any exclusion information, where they go after they leave us and personal characteristics such as their ethnic group, any special educational needs they may have as well as relevant medical information. For pupils enrolling for post 14 qualifications, the Learning Records Service will give us the unique learner number (ULN) and may also give us details about your learning or qualifications.

Once our pupils reach the age of 13, the law requires us to pass on certain information to the local authority in which the school is located who have responsibilities in relation to the education or training of 13-19 year olds. We may also share certain personal data relating to children aged 16 and over with post-16 education and training providers in order to secure appropriate services for them. A parent/guardian can request that only their child’s name, address and date of birth be passed to the local authority by informing the school office / administrator. This right is transferred to the child once he/she reaches the age 16. For more information about services for young people, please visit the relevant local authority website.

We will not give information about our pupils to anyone without your consent unless the law and our policies allow us to do so. If you want to receive a copy of the information about your son/daughter that we hold, please contact the school office / administrator.

We are required, by law, to pass some information about our pupils to the Department for Education (DfE). This information will, in turn, then be made available for use by the local authority.

DfE may also share pupil level personal data that we supply to them, with third parties. This will only take place where legislation allows it to do so and it is in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Decisions on whether DfE releases this personal data to third parties are subject to a robust approval process and are based on a detailed assessment of who is requesting the data, the purpose for which it is required, the level and sensitivity of data requested and the arrangements in place to store and handle the data. To be granted access to pupil level data, requestors must comply with strict terms and conditions covering the confidentiality and handling of data, security arrangements and retention and use of the data.

For more information on how this sharing process works, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/national-pupil-database-apply-for-a-data-extract

For information on which third party organisations (and for which project) pupil level data has been provided to, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-pupil-database-requests-received

If you need more information about how the DfE collect and use your information, please visit:

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