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Policies and Reports Required by the DfE

The following documents are all those currently required by the DfE.

This page was last updated on 13th September 2017.


Mulberry Bush PolicyNational Minimum Standards for Residential Special Schools Required Policy
Anti Bullying PolicyCountering bullying, including cyberbullying
The Mulberry Bush Organisation Safeguarding Policy(Child protection) (Requirement for staff to report concerns or allegations of risk of harm to pupils)
Policy on Working with Challenging Behaviour and Discipline, including sanctions, rewards and use of restraintDiscipline, including sanctions, rewards and restraint
Whistle Blowing PolicyStaff disciplinary, grievance and whistleblowing policy
Health Monitoring, the Administration of Medication, Treatment, First Aid & RecordingCare of boarders who are unwell, including first aid, care of those with chronic conditions and disabilities, dealing with medical emergencies and the use of household remedies
Management, Safety and Supervision of Children on Trips OutSafety and supervision on school journeys
Risk Assessment PolicyPupil access to risky areas of school buildings and grounds
Health and Safety PolicyHealth and safety
Complaints Procedure for ChildrenPupil access to a person independent of the school staff group) (Procedure for enabling pupils to take problems or concerns to any member of staff
Equality and Diversity PolicyProvision for pupils with particular religious, dietary, language or cultural needs
Arrangements for Regulating, Accompanying and Vetting Visitors to the SchoolSupervision of ancillary, contract and ‘unchecked’ staff) (Access to school premises by people outside the school
Policy for Managing Allegations against Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff in EducationRequirement for staff to report concerns or allegations of risk of harm to pupils
Complaints ProcedureComplaints procedure
Complaints Policy for AdultsComplaints procedure
Emergency/Critical Incident Plan and Business Continuity PlanPlans for foreseeable crises
The Mulberry Bush Training and CPD PolicyStaff induction, training and development programme
Report on Pupil PremiumPupil Premium report 2016
Report on Pupil PremiumPupil Premium report 2017
Report on PE and Sports Funding 2016-2017
Report on PE and Sports Funding 2017-2018
Special Education Needs Information ReportSEN report
Cornerstones curriculum 2017-2018
Marking policy poster





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