Other Statutory Policies

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Guidance to Principals on Permanent Exclusions

Elliot​ ​Foundation​ ​academies​ ​will​ ​only​ ​exclude​ ​as​ ​a​ ​last​ ​resort.​ ​​ ​All​ ​children​ ​in​ ​our academies​ ​are​ ​entitled​ ​to​ ​a​ ​safe​ ​and​ ​orderly​ ​learning​ ​environment,​ ​and​ ​all​ ​of​ ​our​ ​staff are​ ​entitled​ ​to​ ​work​ ​in​ ​an​ ​environment​ ​free​ ​from​ ​violence​ ​and​ ​disruption.​ ​​ ​Each academy’s​ ​individual​ ​behaviour​ ​policy​ ​is​ ​designed​ ​to​ ​ensure​ ​such​ ​a​ ​safe​ ​environment and​ ​to​ ​promote​ ​good​ ​behaviour.​ ​​ ​Permanent​ ​exclusion​ ​will​ ​only​ ​be​ ​considered​ ​when the​ ​Executive​ ​Principal​ ​or​ ​Principal’s​ ​risk​ ​assessment​ ​concludes​ ​that​ ​the​ ​welfare​ ​and safety​ ​of​ ​other​ ​members​ ​of​ ​the​ ​academy​ ​community​ ​cannot​ ​be​ ​assured.

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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

All members of TEFAT Academies are entitled to be valued equally and to enjoy respect as individuals. Our goal is the highest achievement of all kinds for all of our pupils. We aim to celebrate their successes and to foster their development as independent learners and responsible citizens, in partnership with families and the wider community.

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Supporting pupils with medical needs

In meeting the duty to make arrangements to support pupils with medical conditions, functions can be conferred on a governor, a principal, a committee or other member of staff as appropriate. Help and cooperation can also be enlisted from other appropriate persons. We expect that an approach to meeting the duty will be taken in light of the statutory guidance.