Jus'T'Learn Policies and Procedures have been inspected and approved by OFSTED, Quality Assurance Monitoring Team from Local Authorities and Health & Safety Auditors. For details on school policies please click on the appropriate links. Should you require any further information please email the school at info@justlearn.org.uk. 

1) OFSTED Report July 2019

This is a Good school

2 to 4 July 2019

◼  The proprietor and leaders have ensured that all the independent school standards are now met. They have successfully made significant improvements, so that all aspects of the school are now good.
◼  The proprietor, leaders and staff work with commitment and determination to improve the life chances of all pupils.
◼  Pupils are well cared for because of the considerable attention given to pupils’ well- being and safety. Pupils say they feel safe in school and enjoy being there.

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2021-2022 Term Dates

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Admissions Policy - September 2021
This policy aims to:
*  Explain how to apply for a place at the school
*  Set out the school’s arrangements for allocating places to the pupils who apply
*  Explain how to appeal against a decision not to offer your child a place

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Anti-Bullying Policy - September 2021

Our school is committed to providing a caring and safe environment for all students so that they can learn in a secure atmosphere. Bullying of any kind is unacceptable in our school. If bullying does occur, all students should feel able to tell and know that incidents will be dealt with promptly and effectively. Anyone who knows that bullying is happening is expected to inform school staff. 

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Attendance Policy - September 2021

We are committed to meeting our obligations with regards to school attendance by:
*  Promoting good attendance and reducing absence, including persistent absence
*  Ensuring every pupil has access to full-time education to which they are entitled
*  Acting early to address patterns of absence
We will also support parents to perform their legal duty to ensure their children of compulsory school age attend regularly, and will promote and support punctuality in attending lessons.

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Behaviour and Sanctions Policy - September 2021

This policy aims to:

  • Provide a consistent approach to behaviour management
  • Define what we consider to be unacceptable behaviour, including bullying
  • Outline how students are expected to behave
  • Summarise the roles and responsibilities of different people in the school community with regards to behaviour management
  • Outline our system of rewards and sanctions

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Board of Trustees Statement
Attached is our statement from our Board of Trustees. 

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Careers Plan - September 2021
Employer engagement - Work Experience and Work Shadowing
We value our students experiencing the world of work and recognise the importance of young people engaging with employers. This includes mock interviews in Year 11, work experience in Year 10 and industry visits, assemblies and tutor group activities from Years 7 - 9. 


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Complaints Procedure - September 2021

Our school aims to meet its statutory obligations when responding to complaints from parents of pupils at the school, and others.

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Curriculum Policy - September 2021

Jus‘T’Learn offers a curriculum that is broad and balanced and that reflects the National Curriculum. All students have the opportunity to study GCSEs and Functional Skills. Students in Year 10 can follow a two-year course that leads to their GCSEs. Students in Year 11 have the opportunity of taking GCSEs and/or follow a vocational programme of study such as the Prince’s Trust Programme which is a Level 2 programme which enables students to develop their interpersonal skills as well as learning to work as part of a team. Student ins KS3 have the opportunity to complete project based learning through AQA Awards. 

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Data Protection Policy

Our school aims to ensure that all personal data collected about staff, pupils, parents, governors, visitors and other individuals is collected, stored and processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the expected provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) as set out in the Data Protection Bill.

This policy applies to all personal data, regardless of whether it is in paper or electronic format.

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Data Protection Toolkit for Schools
In line with our Data Protection Policy and GDPR Notices, please see attached our Information Management Toolkit. 

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DFE Letter

I refer to the inspection of your school by Ofsted on 12 February 2019

I am pleased to note that the school has met all of the regulatory standards and I confirm that there is no further action required of the school by this department.

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Distance / Remote Learning Policy
As staff, we are committed to ensuring our students continue to learn at Just Learn. Whilst learning is important, the communities’ well-being is at the forefront. We understand that there may be times of illness, caring for the vulnerable and caring for others within the home, and this must be the priority for the community. However, we will endeavour to support our learners at this time and continue to learn and grow by provide distance / remote learning. 

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Equal Opportunities Policy

Jus'T'Learn’s ‘Ethos & Aims’ statement values the individuality of all of our students. We are committed to giving all our children every opportunity to achieve the highest of standards. We do this by taking account of students’ varied experiences, abilities and needs. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum, and have high expectations of all children. The achievements, attitudes and well-being of all our children matter. 

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First Aid Policy

Jus‘T’Learn is committed to caring for, and protecting, the health, safety and welfare of its pupils, staff and visitors.

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
New data protection legislation known as the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is due to come into force on 25th May 2018; it aims to protect the privacy of all EU citizens (including UK post-Brexit) and prevent data breaches. It will apply to any public or private organisation processing personal data.
Established key principles of data privacy will remain relevant in the new Data Protection  Legislation and there are a number of changes that will affect commercial arrangements, with both new and existing suppliers. 
The new GDPR regulations specify that any processing of personal data, by a Data Processor (as defined by the legislation), should be governed by a contract with  certain provisions included.

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General Information for Parents and Students

Welcome to Jus‘T’Learn Independent School, where together we want to support and become the recognised Alternative Provision School for all your learner needs. We will work together with our local schools in order to understand and fully support our partners. 

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Health & Safety Policy

The Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974 (HSWA 1974) places duties on employers to safeguard, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of their employees and the health and safety of persons not in their employment but who may be affected by their work activities, such as students and visitors.

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ICT E-Safety Policy

ICT can offer many positive educational and social benefits to young people, but unfortunately there are some dangers. Some young people may find themselves involved in activities which are inappropriate, or possibly illegal. Some of the issues and risks are summarised below.

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Medicine Policy

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that any medicines administered within the school are done so in a safe and monitored environment. It has been written using guidance from the DFES notes “Managing Medicines in School and Early Year Settings” from March 2005.

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OFSTED Report February 2019

Overall outcome:
The school meets all of the independent school standards that were checked during this inspection. 


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OFSTED Report June 2018

Ofsted Report - 26 - 28 June 2018
  • Staff quickly foster strong and trusting relationships, which enable pupils to learn in a nurturing and supportive environment.
  • The curriculum provides opportunities for pupils to gain accreditation in appropriate qualifications.
  • Staff promote British values and pupils‟spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. They support individual pupils to manage their emotions and behaviour, and prepare them well for life beyond school.

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OFSTED Report November 2014

Ofsted Report - 19−21 November 2014

'The leadership and management have ensured that teaching and learning are good. Senior leaders have high expectations for what the students can achieve'

Overall effectiveness - Good

  • Leadership and management - Good
  • Behaviour and safety of students - Good
  • Quality of teaching - Good
  • Achievement of students - Good

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Out of Hours Contact
In the event of an emergency out of hours, please contact (see attachment). 

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Prevent Policy

This ‘Preventing Radicalisation Policy’ is part of our commitment to keeping children safe. Since the ‘Education and Inspections Act 2006’ schools have a duty to promote community cohesion. Over the last few years, global events have led to a growth of extremist viewpoints, including advocacy of violent extremism.

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Preventing and Tackling Bullying
DFE advice for parents/carers on preventing and tackling bullying. 

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Provider Access Policy - September 2021
This policy statement aims to set out our school’s arrangements for managing the access of education and training providers to students for the purpose of giving them information about their offer. It sets out:
*  Procedures in relation to requests for access
*  The grounds for granting and refusing requests for access
*  Details of premises or facilities to be provided to a person who is given access

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Safeguarding Policy - September 2021

Jus'T'Learn is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this committment. 

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SEN Policy (EHC Plans)

Students have special educational needs if they have a learning difficulty, which calls for special educational provision to be made for them.

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SEND Policy and Plan

At Jus‘T’Learn we believe that the quality education for all children can be defined through developing a culture of inclusion and acceptance, in which all members of the school community are valued equally, treated with respect and provided with equal opportunities. 

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Staff Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct and Guidelines for Safe Working Practices for the Protection of Children and Staff 2018-2019

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