Each school is required by law, (The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012) last updated October 2018, to make the following information available:
1. School Contact Details: Click here
- name of your school
- postal address of your school
- telephone number of your school
- name of the member of staff who deals with queries from parents and other members of the public
- name of the headteacher
- name and address of the chair of the governing body (if you have one)
- name and contact details of your special educational needs (SEN) co-ordinator (SENCO)
2. Academy Admission Arrangements:Click here
Admissions arrangements for all mainstream academy schools must comply with the School admissions code and the School admission appeals code.
Academy trusts must publish the admissions arrangements for their schools on their website and keep them there for the whole of the offer year (the school year in which offers for places are made).
3. Ofsted Reports: Click here
Academies should do one of the following:
publish a copy of your school’s or college’s most recent Ofsted report
publish a link to the webpage where users can find your school’s or college’s most recent Ofsted report
4. Exam and Assessment Results: Click here
Key stage 2 (KS2)
If you’re an academy, you should publish the following information on your website each year:
- percentage of pupils who’ve achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths
- average progress that pupils have made in reading between KS1 and KS2
- average progress that pupils have made in writing between KS1 and KS2
- average progress that pupils have made in maths between KS1 and KS2
- percentage of pupils who’ve achieved a higher standard in reading, writing and maths
- your pupils’ average scaled score in the reading test
- your pupils’ average scaled score in the maths test
5. Performance Tables: Click here
Academies,should publish a link to the school and college performance tables and your school or college’s performance tables page.
6. Behaviour Policy: Click here
Academies should publish details of the school’s behaviour policy, including its anti-bullying strategy.
7. Pupil Premium: Click here
If your school receives pupil premium funding, your funding agreement will state what information you need to publish about it.
Regardless of what your funding agreement requires you to publish, we recommend that you publish details of your pupil premium strategy.
For the current academic year, we recommend you publish:
- how much pupil premium funding you received for this academic year
- details of the main barriers to educational achievement that the disadvantaged children in your school face
- how you will spend your pupil premium funding to overcome these barriers and the reasons for the approach you’ve chosen
- how you will measure the effect of the pupil premium
- the date of the next pupil premium strategy review
For the previous academic year, we recommend you publish:
- how you spent your pupil premium funding
- the effect that the pupil premium had on pupils
8. PE and Sport Premium for Primary Schools: Click here
If your school receives PE and sport premium funding, your grant funding agreement will explain what information you must publish. It’s likely that you’ll have to include:
- how much PE and sport premium funding you received for this academic year
- a full breakdown of how you’ve spent or will spend the funding this year
- the effect of the premium on pupils’ PE and sport participation and attainment
- how you will make sure these improvements are sustainable
- how many pupils within their year 6 cohort can do each of the following:
- swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres
- use a range of strokes effectively
- perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situation
9. Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND): Click here
Special educational needs (SEN) information report
Academies and free schools must publish a report on their policy for pupils or students with SEN and how they put the policy into effect. They should update this information annually, or as soon as possible if there are changes during the year.
The report must comply with:
- section 69 of the Children and Families Act 2014, including:
- the arrangements for the admission of disabled pupils
- the steps you have taken to prevent disabled pupils from being treated less favourably than other pupils
- the facilities you provide to help disabled pupils to access the school
- information as to the plan prepared by the governing body or proprietor under paragraph 3 of schedule 10 to the Equality Act 2010 (accessibility plan) for:
- increasing the extent to which disabled pupils can participate in the school’s curriculum
- improving the physical environment of the school for the purpose of increasing the extent to which disabled pupils are able to take advantage of education and benefits, facilities and services provided or offered by the school
- improving the delivery to disabled pupils of information which is readily accessible to pupils who are not disabled
- regulation 51 and schedule 1 to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014, where appropriate
- section 6 of the Special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years
10. Equality Objectives: Click here
As public bodies, academies and further education institutions must comply with the public sector equality duty in the Equality Act 2010 and the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011. This means you have to:
- publish details of how your school complies with the public sector equality duty – you should update this every year
- publish your school’s equality objectives – you should update this at least once every 4 years
You need to include details of:
- eliminating discrimination (see the Equality Act 2010)
- improving equality of opportunity for people with protected characteristics
- consulting and involving those affected by inequality in the decisions your school or college takes to promote equality and eliminate discrimination (affected people could include parents, pupils, staff and members of the local community)
11. Complaints Policy: Click here
We recommend that all academies, free schools and colleges publish their complaints policy online.
If you’re an academy, free school, FE or sixth-form college, we recommend that you publish your whistleblowing policy online.
Academies and free schools must publish any arrangements for handling complaints from parents of children with special educational needs about the support provided by the school.
12. Annual Reports and Accounts: Click here
You should publish the following financial information about your school:
- annual report
- annual audited accounts
- memorandum of association
- articles of association
- names of charity trustees and members
- funding agreement
You can find more guidance about these in the Academies financial handbook.
13. Trustees’ Information and Duties: Click here
Academy trusts must publish accessible and up to date details of governance arrangements. Find more on what you need to publish about your academy and its board of trustees in the Academies financial handbook.
14. Charging and Remissions Policies: Click here
Academies should publish their charging and remissions policies (this means when you cancel fees). The policies must include details of:
- the activities or cases where your school will charge pupils’ parents
- the circumstances where your school will make an exception on a payment you would normally expect to receive under your charging policy
15. Values & Ethos: Click here
Academies should publish a statement of their ethos and values.
16. Requests for copies
You should provide a paper copy of the information on your website if a parent requests one. If you wish to receive this information then please get in touch with the school office.
firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01287 637978
17. Curriculum: Click here
We encourage Academies to publish this information as good practice.
Academies should publish:
- the content of the curriculum your school follows in each academic year for every subject, including for mandatory subjects such as Religious Education even if it’s taught as part of another subject or subjects or is called something else
- your approach to the curriculum
- how parents or other members of the public can find out more about the curriculum your school is following
• The following information about the school curriculum:
a) For each academic year, the content of the curriculum followed for each subject, and guidance on how to find additional information about the curriculum. See information under the Curriculum tab. Year group curriculum maps and newsletters can be found here and other information.