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School - Regulatory Compliance Policies

Accessibility Plan

Newcastle Preparatory School (NPS) aims to offer the highest quality of teaching and learning and support all pupils in the pursuit of academic and personal excellence.

Curriculum Policy

The curriculum offers the children experiences in linguistic, mathematical, scientific, technological, human and social, physical and aesthetic, as well as creative education.

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

The area of child protection is one of the most sensitive areas of a schools policies. The overriding aim of protecting the child has to be tempered by the need to be even handed and professional in the schools approach to everyone concerned.

Behaviour Policy

NPS wishes to provide an environment that is safe and stimulating for all children in our school.

Anti Bullying Policy

Bullying may be brought to the attention of any member of staff by the victim(s), their friend(s), their parent(s) or other interested parties.

Health & Safety Policy

The aim of NPS is to create an awareness of precautions and measures regarding safety that should be observed in and out of school by all users of the school: children, school staff, parents and where appropriate, the local community.

Fire Safety Policy

It is the overall aim of NPS to minimise the risks to staff and children which may arise from fire.

First Aid Policy

All staff in the school deal with minor incidents requiring first aid.

Supervision of Pupils Policy

Guidelines for Supervision of Children

Missing Child Policy

The safety and security of the children in our care is paramount. Every care is taken to ensure that the children are accounted for at all times when they are in our care.

Supervision of EYFS Pupils Policy

Guidelines for Supervision of Children

Admissions Policy

Newcastle Preparatory School welcomes children from the age of 3 to 11 years. A non-selective school, NPS allocates places as parents register their children to join. Usually over subscribed, a waiting list is also in operation.

Equal Opportunities

NPS aims to provide all pupils with equal opportunities. They should have equal access and opportunities within the Curriculum, both formal and informal, so that when leaving our school they have the widest possible options available to them, educationally, socially and vocationally.

Complaints Procedure

The Complaints Procedure is available to the parents of children at NPS and to prospective parents.

School - General Policies

Failure to collect a child

Policy if a child is not collected at the end of the school day

Whistle Blowing Policy

Newcastle Prep School is committed to achieving the highest possible standards of service and the highest possible ethical standards in public life and in all of its practices.

Special Educational Needs - SEN Information Report

Newcastle Prep School is committed to working in partnership with parents and providing a fully inclusive curriculum that fits the needs of all pupils.

Special Educational Needs (SEND) Policy

All children have a human right to be educated alongside their peers. At NPS we are fully committed to meeting the needs of those children with Special Educational Needs.

Learning English as an Additional Language (EAL) Policy

This policy applies to all children at NPS including the EYFS. 

Teaching and Support of More Able Pupils

At NPS we believe in providing teaching that makes learning challenging and enjoyable, with all children achieving their full potential. We help children to develop their skills and abilities intellectually, physically, artistically and creatively.

Education & Welfare Provision for Pupils with a SEND Statement or Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP)

This Policy applies to the whole school, including the EYFS, and should be read in conjunction with the School’s Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Policy and the SEND Accessibility Plan.

School - Teaching & Learning Policies

Policy for Sex and Relationships Education (inc. Relationships and Sex Education)

Policy for Sex and Relationships Education (inc. Relationships and Sex Education)

Steps to Success

NPS children are confident, eager learners because they are nurtured and encouraged to succeed every step of the way.

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