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School Policies

As a school we regularly review our policies.  Below are links to the latest versions of our key policies.  If you have any questions about our policies, please contact the school. admin@johnball.lewisham.sch.uk

You can obtain a hard copy free of charge for any policy by contacting the school office.

Accessibility Policy

Accessibility Policy

Anti Bullying Policy

John Ball School is committed to providing a caring, friendly and safe environment for all of our school community so that learning can take place in a relaxed and secure atmosphere. Bullying of any kind is unacceptable in our school.  Our Anti Bullying Policy sets out our approach to bullying.
Anti-Bullying Policy

Attendance Policy

Please find below our attendance policy:
Attendance and Punctuality Policy

Assessment for Learning Policy

At John Ball we aim for every child to be engaged and excited by learning, to become an effective learner and to begin to understand how they learn best. Our Assessment for Learning Policy sets out clear expectations, provides a standard uniform approach, a minimum entitlement for every pupil and can be easily monitored ensuring equal opportunity for all our pupils.
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Behaviour for Learning Policy

John Ball’s Behaviour Policy promotes a high standard of behaviour in an atmosphere where excellent learning can take place and where all members of the school community are valued.
Behaviour for Learning Policy

Charging Remission Policy

Please find below details on our charging remission policy:
Charging Remission Policy 2017

Complaints Procedure

If you wish to make a complaint about the school, please refer to our complaints procedure.
Complaints Policy

E-Safety Policy

Please find below our E-Safety policy:
Online Safety Policy December

Food Policies

Our school dinners are cooked on the premises by Chartwells. A termly menu is displayed in school, available below and a copy is sent home. We provide a choice of meals and a vegetarian option is always available.
Food Policy

Home Learning Policy

John Ball recognises the vital role parents play in their child’s education. We hope that parents, pupils and teachers will work in partnership to promote positive learning within and out with the school. Our Home Learning Policy sets out how we aim to promote links between home and school and our approach to homework.
Home Learning Policy

Inclusion Policy

At John Ball our key mission is “Achievement, ambition and progress for all…”  We believe passionately in the inclusion of all pupils regardless of their needs. Our business is to support children overcome any barriers to their learning that they may experience.  Details of our approach are set out in our Inclusion Policy.
JBS Inclusion Policy

Learning and Teaching Policy

At John Ball we aim for every child to be engaged and excited by learning, to become an effective learner and to begin to understand how they learn best. Our learning and teaching policy is at the heart of all we do. It sets out clear expectations, provides a standard uniform approach, a minimum entitlement for every pupil and can be easily monitored ensuring equal opportunity for all our pupils.
Learning and Teaching Policy 

Lettings Policy

Lettings Policy

Privacy Notice – Data Protection 

Privacy Notice GDPR

Safeguarding Policy

John Ball takes seriously its duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.  Our Safeguarding Policy sets out the measures in place to ensure that this happens.

John Ball Primary School – Safeguarding Policy 2018

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keeping-children-safe-in-education–2

School Equality Statement

All schools must publish information about the key demographics of the school and indicate how any inequality detected from equality impact assessment is being tackled. This document gives these figures and our key equality objectives for the coming 3 years.

John Ball Primary Equality statement – 18/19 

School Improvement Plan (SIP)

Each year John Ball produces a School Improvement Plan which identifies how we can further improve and develop the work of the school, how we will manage change, and how we can make best use of resources and new opportunities available to us.
School Improvement Plan – 2019/2020 (draft)

Separated Parents Policy

Please find below our separated parents policy
JB Separated Parents Policy July 2017

Relationships Education Policy

Relationships Education Policy

Statement regarding the promotion of British Values

At John Ball we have long had a values approach to our ethos and curriculum. The following statement explains this in respect of the Government’s Promoting British Values agenda.
Vision and Values Policy