School Policies

Policies are the method by which our Governing Body communicates its aims and objectives to staff, parents and pupils. They are the framework for decision-making and action.

Policies and important procedures documents are drafted and updated by the Senior Leadership Team and the Governing Body according to a regular rolling programme. Please see the links to current policies below, or contact Cath Rowlatt if you require further information.

Admissions Statement: 

We follow the Local Authority admissions procedure. The admissions procedure is outlined in the Derbyshire handbook 'How to apply for a place at Primary School', which is available in school, or accessible online at 

The PAN (Published Admission Number) for Reception  intake at each school is 30 children. Children are admitted in the September following their fourth birthday.

We hold an Open Morning in November for parent(s) and carer(s) with children due to start school the following September, to help  parent(s) and carer(s) to make an informed choice about which infant school is right for them. We are happy to show people round at other times by appointment. We plan an induction programme in the summer term to prepare children for starting school.

In-year admissions can be arranged through the Local Authority protocol. Please go to 

If you have questions or would like to visit, please contact Cath Rowlatt or Clare Radley in the school office. For full details and an application form ,visit Derbyshire County Council Admissions at 


If your child is poorly: Please see guidance from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) on exclusion periods for common illnesses.


Keeping Children Safe in Education Part 1: Information for all School Staff

School Policies (printed copies are available in school on request)

Policies reviewed by Governors. All our statutory policies are amended from DCC/Local Authority guidance

 Charging and Remissions Policy - February 2018.docDownload
 Children with Disabilities and or SEN Policy.pdfDownload
 Complaints Policy.pdfDownload
 Confidential Reporting Code - February 2018.docDownload
 Critical Incident Plan v29_06_2017.pdfDownload
 Data Protection Policy.pdfDownload
 disability equality scheme and action plan may 18.docDownload
 Equality PolicyNov2014.pdfDownload
 Extended Services Debt Policy.pdfDownload
 Financial Regulations and Procedures.pdfDownload
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Special Educational Needs

Supporting each and every pupil within our Federation is of the utmost importance to us. Occasionally some children need a little extra help to meet their needs.

Our experienced staff are supported by Mrs Waller, our Special Needs Coordinator (SENCO). Mrs Waller’s role is to work alongside parents, pupils, staff and outside agencies in order to ensure that the needs of the all pupils are addressed.

Our policy for supporting children with special educational needs is listed in the links ABOVE. If you have any concerns about your child please do not hesitate to talk with Mrs Waller.

See our SEN Report here.

Local Offer

As part of the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Reforms, all local authorities were required to publish a Local Offer. This sets out in one place information about education, health and social care provision for children and young people in their area who have SEN or are disabled.

You can access Derbyshire County Council's Local Offer at


Policies reviewed on a rolling programme:

 Academically More Able Policy.pdfDownload
 Acceptable use of IT, the Internet and Electronic Mail Policy Mar 2018.docDownload
 Admissions in the EYFS policy.pdfDownload
 Adverse Weather Policy - October 2016.pdfDownload
 Anti-Bullying Policy Sept 2018.docDownload
 Art and Design Policy.pdfDownload
 Assessment policy.pdfDownload
 Attendance and punctuality policy - Sept 2018.docDownload
 Behaviour Policy.pdfDownload
 British Values Policy.pdfDownload
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Wirksworth Federation of Infant Schools seeks to be sensitive to the needs of each and every child, reducing barriers to learning and making the curriculum accessible to all children.

When necessary, reasonable adjustments to physical and other arrangements of the school are considered, this will be done whilst taking into account the nature of any impairment, pupil and parent views and advice from teachers and other professionals.

Prospective parents are asked to inform the school of any disabilities or additional needs their children may have when registering.

Continuing communication between parents and staff is vital to ensure that reasonable adjustments can be considered where necessary, whether impairments were apparent when the child entered the school or developed at a later stage.