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Policies for boarding and residential schools

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Last updated on 9 June 2017
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What policies must boarding and residential schools hold? We list the policies that boarding schools and residential special schools must hold. We also point to examples of each of these policies.

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  1. 1 Required policies
  2. 2 Countering bullying, including cyber-bullying
  3. 3 Child protection
  4. 4 Discipline
  5. 5 Staff disciplinary, grievance and whistleblowing
  6. 6 Care of boarders who are unwell
  7. 7 Safety and supervision on school journeys
  8. 8 Access to school premises by people outside the school
  9. 9 Pupil access to risky areas of school buildings and grounds
  10. 10 Health and safety
  11. 11 Pupil access to a person independent of the school staff group
  12. 12 Provision for pupils with particular religious, dietary, language or cultural needs
  13. 13 Supervision of ancillary, contract and ‘unchecked’ staff

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