The Highcrest Academy


Key Policies

Policies in bold are available in full online.  Policies in italics are available on request from The Highcrest Academy.


Safeguarding PolicyChild Protection Policy Statement and Procedures

Child Sexual and/or Criminal Exploitation Policy

Code of Confidentiality Policy

COVID-19 Testing Privacy Statement

E-Safety Policy

FGM Policy

Forced Marriage Policy

ICT Policy - Staff

ICT Policy - Student

LAC & Previous LAC PolicyPrevent PolicyPrivacy Notice - Students & ParentsPrivacy Notice - StaffRestraining Pupils and the Use of Reasonable Force PolicySearch PolicySelf-Harm Policy


Anti-Bullying Policy

Attendance, Absence and Punctuality Policy

Behaviour and Suspensions Policy

Bereavement Policy

Children with Health Needs Who Cannot Attend School Policy

Citizenship Policy

Community Cohesion Policy

Disability Equality PolicyEAL PolicyEqual Opportunities (Pupils) PolicyGDPR Policy

Governor Code of Conduct

Healthy Eating PolicyInclusion PolicyMobile Phone Use PolicyMobile Phone LeafletOffensive Weapons PolicyPastoral Inclusion PolicyPolicy re Guidance in the Public Sector Equality DutyRegistration of Pupils Policy

Supporting Students Medical NeedsUniform and Sixth Form Dress Code Policy


Admissions Policy & Arrangements 2023 - 2024

Admissions Policy & Arrangements 2022 - 2023

Admissions Policy & Arrangements 2021 - 2022

ASDAN Internal Moderation/Verification Policy

ASDAN Withdrawal Policy June 2021

Assessment, Recording & Reporting Policy

BTEC Registration & Certification Risk Management Policy 2020-2021Careers Advice and Guidance Policy

The Centre Policy - 52422 For A/AS Levels and GCSES for Summer 2022

Collective Worship Policy

Cover Policy

Curriculum PolicyDisability Policy (Exams) 2021 - 2022Drugs Education Policy

Emergency Evacuation and Lockdown for Exams Policy 2020-2021

Environmental PolicyExam Contingency Plan 2020-2021Exams Policy 2020-2021Excelling Pupils PolicyHomework PolicyInternal Appeals Procedure 2020 - 2021

Literacy & Communication Policy

Non Exam Assessment Policy 2021-2022

Non Exam Assessment Risk Management Policy 2021-2022

Numeracy Policy

PSHE Policy

Pupil Premium Policy

Registration & Certification Policy for ASDAN Qualifications

RSHE Policy

School Trips Policy

SEND Information Report 2021 to 2022

Special Educational Needs/Learning Support Policy

Spiritual, Moral, Social & Cultural Education Policy

Teaching and Learning Strategy Policy


Accessibility PlanAchieving Best Value Statement

Anti Bribery and Corruption Policy

Asset Disposal PolicyBad Debt Policy Biometrics Policy Bursary Fund Application/PolicyBusiness Continuity PlanCash Handling Guidance PolicyCash Investment PolicyCCTV PolicyCharging PolicyCritical Incident PolicyEFSA - Risk Protection Arrangement

Freedom of Information PolicyHealth and Safety PolicyLettings Policy

Local Government Pension Scheme Discretions Policy

Minibus Policy

Pay Policy

Redundancy Policy

Risk Management Policy

Smoke Free PolicyVisitors Policy


Allegations of Abuse against Staff Policy

Conduct and Discipline Policy

DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) PolicyHealth and Attendance Policy and Procedure

Stress Policy


Complaints and Resolutions Procedure for Schools and Academies PolicyWhistleblowing Policy