Last reviewed on 16 January 2023
Statutory/mandatory for: Maintained schools Academies Free schools Pupil referral units

Adapt our model to save time and stay compliant when writing or reviewing your provider access policy statement. Understand your requirements and see examples from other schools and trusts.

Understand your requirements 

Give education and training providers the opportunity to talk to pupils in years 8 to 13 about approved technical qualifications and apprenticeships  Provide a minimum of 6 encounters with technical education or training providers to all pupils in years 8 to 13 (get more detail on when you should provide these in our model policy below and our article) Publish the policy statement, for example, on the school website  Explain in a policy statement: How you will comply with the new legal requirement above on providing pupils with 6 encounters with technical education or training providers, and what times you will give access Any procedural requirements in relation to requests for access, e.g. the main point of contact at the school to whom requests should be directed The rules for granting and refusing access, e.g. details of careers lessons, assemblies or