This policy is called:
It applies to:
Lordswood Boys’ School and Lordswood Girls’ School
Person responsible for its revision:
Academies ICT Director / Executive Headteacher
Statutory as part of the Freedom of Information policy
On both websites and staff launch pages
Finance and Premises committee
Every two years and as required
Date of approval:
Date of next approval:
Freedom of Information policy -
This document sets out what the Lordswood Academies Trust will publish as a minimum on its websites.
All of this information will be kept up to date.
Documents contained in this scheme are free to view on the school website.
Single paper copies are also available free of charge to parents and prospective parents of pupils at the school.
Part 1 – School websites
Each school website will include:
Key stage 4 (KS4) results
We will publish the following details from the school’s most recent KS4 results:
We will include a link to the school and college performance tables on the Department for Education’s website.
We will publish:
We will publish our arrangements for safeguarding and promoting welfare
We will publish the school’s Safeguarding policy
We will publish our Emergency procedures when a child is not collected policy.
We will publish our Health and Safety policy
We will publish our Educational visits and learning outside the classroom policy, which covers the health and safety of pupils when on school trips.
We will publish our E-safety policy.
We will publish the school’s Behaviour policy and the Anti-bullying policy.
We will publish details of how the school spends its pupil premium funding and the effect this has had on the attainment of the pupils who attract the funding.
We will include:
The funding is allocated for each financial year, but the information we publish online will refer to the academic year, as this is how parents and the general public understand the school year.
As we won’t know how much funding we’re getting for the latter part of the academic year (from April to July), we will report on the funding up to the end of the financial year. We will then update this information later in the year when we have all the figures.
We will publish details of how we spend this funding and the effect this has had on the attainment of the pupils who attract it.
We will include:
We will publish a report on the school’s policy for pupils with SEN.
This will include:
We will publish the school’s SEN policy.
We will publish information about the school’s governors, including:
(Some of this information will be on the Trust website)
We will publish the school’s charging and remissions policy. This will include details of:
The website will include a statement of the school’s ethos and values.
We will publish the school’s Complaints procedure. This will guide the parent if they have a complaint, and how the school and governing body will deal with this.
Part 2 – Trust website
On the Trust website we will publish:
1. The Memorandum and Articles of Association
2. The latest annual accounts
3. The latest annual report
4. The funding agreement
5. A list of the names of the trustees/members
6. A list of the business and pecuniary interests of the trustees
7. Details of the Trust’s governance arrangements and scheme of delegation. This will include:
How to request information
If you require a paper version of any of the documents within the scheme, please contact the school by telephone, email, fax or letter. Contact details are set out below or you can visit our website at www.lordswoodgirls.co.uk
Tel: 0121 429 2838
Fax: 0121 429 4840
Contact Address: Lordswood Girls’ School & the Lordswood Sixth Form Centre
To help us process your request quickly, please clearly mark any correspondence “PUBLICATION SCHEME REQUEST” (in CAPITALS please)