Forest School Policies

Please find below links to Forest School's Policies. Each policy is applicable to the whole School including Preparatory and Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), unless otherwise stated.

Forest School has a number of policies all of which are regularly reviewed. The most important of these can be found below. Other information is available in the parent's handbook or through the parent portal.

The ethos and principles upon which the School is run are reflected in the School Rules, which are reviewed annually and of which a copy is provided to all pupils and parents at the start of each Michaelmas Term and is published on this website.

Policies can be made available in large print or other accessible format by contacting the Health & Safety and Compliance Director.

School Policy
Information within
Date reviewed
Access Arrangements PolicyProcedure, reasonable adjustments
Sept 19
Admissions PolicyAdmission policy and procedure, responsibilities
Sept 19
Anti-Bullying PolicyPolicy and procedure, education and management

Appeals against ExclusionProcedural
Sept 19
Assisted Places Policy
Admissions, child to Admissions Policy
Nov 19
Behaviour PolicyGood and bad behaviour policy and procedure
Jan 2020
Behaviour Policy - Prep
Good and bad behaviour policy and procedureJan 2020
Catering PolicySchools response to halal requests
Sept 19
Complaints ProcedurePolicy and procedure, responsibilities
June 19
Curriculum PolicyFramework, aims, ethos, knowledge
Nov  19
English as an Additional Language PolicyPolicy and responsibilities for EAL pupils
Sept 19
Equal Opportunities PolicyPolicy, procedure and responsibilities
Sept 19
Fire PolicyFire prevention & protection measures including evacuation
Sept 19
First Aid PolicyFirst aid resources, staffing, procedures
Sept 19
Gender Pay Gap ReportFinancial report

Health & Safety PolicyStatement of Intent, Responsibilities and Arrangements
Sept 19
Learning Support Policylearning support provision and responsibilties
Sept 19
Medical PoliciesMedical provision and procedures
June 19
Missing Child PolicySchools protocol in the event of a missing child

Recruitment PolicySafer recruitment policy and procedure
Sept 19
Risk Assessment PolicyRisk Assessment Policy, responsibilities
Sept 19
Safeguarding and Child Protection PolicySafeguarding policy and procedures, responsibilities
Sept 19
School RulesSchool rules for pupils and parents
Sept 19
Substance Education and Management PolicyGuidance on substance education and management
Sept 19
Supervision Policy, Inc Uncollected Child PolicySchools supervision procedure, responsibilities
Sept 19
Transgender Policy
Policy on Transgender pupils and staff
Sept 19

During the 2018 - 2019 academic year, the School received five formal complaints.

Parents may obtain copies of the following School Policies upon request to the Health & Safety and Compliance Director. wbishop@forest.org.uk


Safe Handling, Contact, Searches and Restraint Policy
E-Safety Policy
Pupil Responsible Use of IT Policy
Food Allergen Policy
Subject Access Request Policy and Procedure
Educational Visits Policy
Senda Accessibility Plan