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Bearbrook Combined School

An Academy of the Great Learners Trust


Policies Trust Wide and School Specific

Relationship and Sex Education Policy (RSE) Currently in consultation

School policies cover every aspect of school life.  Below are some of our most important policies for your reference.  If you would like a copy of a policy which is not listed, then please ask the school office.


Trust Wide Statutory Policies

Bearbrook Combined School is an academy of the Great Learners Trust.

A number of policies apply to all schools within the Great Learners Trust. Trust wide policies are listed below and can be found on the Great Learners Trust Website under the Policies section.



  • Abusive threatening or Violent Visitors Policy 
  • Accessibility Statement
  • Accounting Policies
  • Allowances Policy for Members Trustees and Governors
  • Appraisal Policy
  • Capability of Staff Policy
  • Carers Policy
  • Charging and Remissions Policy
  • Children with Health Needs Who Cannot Attend School Policy
  • Code of Conduct for Members, Trustees and Governors
  • Competitive Tendering Policy
  • Complaints and Resolutions
  • Conduct and Discipline Policy for Staff
  • Data Protection Policy
  • Equality Statement 
  • E-Safety and Acceptable Use Policy
  • Exclusions Policy
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Freedom of Information
  • Gifts and Hospitality Policy
  • Grievance Policy
  • Health and Attendance Policy
  • Job Applicants Privacy Notice
  • Leave of Absence Policy
  • Managing Allegations Against Staff Policy
  • NQT Policy 
  • Parent Code of Conduct 
  • Parent Privacy Notice
  • Pay Policy
  • Premises Management Policy
  • Privacy Notice  for Governors, Trustees and other volunteers
  • Pupils Privacy Notice
  • Records Management Policy
  • Recruitment and Selection Policy
  • Redundancy Policy
  • Supporting Pupils with Medical Needs Policy
  • Whistle-blowing Policy
  • Workforce Privacy Notice 


School Specific Statutory Policies

Some policies documents are school specific and can be found below or within the relevant section of the school website.