Below are a range of school policies, provided here primarily as a reference for parents/guardians.
If you have any comments or queries, please contact the School Office.
Commitment to provide parents and others with the most comprehensive account of pupils' progress
12. Sex Education
Provides an understanding that positive, caring environments are essential for the development of a good self-image and that individuals are in charge of and responsible for their own bodies
15. Drug Education and Management
Drug Misuse is a considerable threat to individuals, families and wider education. QES recognises the contribution it can make to ensure that pupils are aware of the risks of drug taking
16. External Examinations
QES is committed to allowing candidates to demonstrate their ability in as wide a range of external examinations as possible and to provide them with a stimulating challenge
19. Policy on Attendance
Queen Elizabeth School fully supports the principle that regular school attendance for all pupils on the school register allows them to take full advantage of the educational opportunities available to them and which offer them the means of advancement. All pupils have an equal right to an education and no pupils should be deprived of these educational opportunities by either their own absence or lateness, or that of other pupils.
21. Behaviour Policy
Queen Elizabeth School is committed to the development of a safe, secure, happy community which balances the principles of inclusive learning and the maintenance of clearly understood parameters.
Every member of QES has the right to feel secure and happy in school and in journeys to and from school.
QES has a major role to play in educating children to the dangers of smoking
24. Trip Policy
Every effort is made to ensure that school activities and journeys are available and accessible to all who wish to participate irrespective of special education or medical needs, ethnic origin, sex, religion etc
26. Performance Management Policy
This policy aims to set out a framework for a clear and consistent assessment of the overall performance of teachers and the headteacher
To encourage pupils to develop the skills, confidence and motivation needed to study effectively on their own
33. Policy for Gifted and Talented Pupils
We recognise that some pupils, who demonstrate exceptional ability well beyond that expected for someone of their age, have particular requirements, and at QES we aim to support those pupils with such exceptional ability to become exceptional learners
QES is committed to development, growth and improvement
40. The Arts
QES seeks to provide a wide range of opportunities for pupils to learn about and experience the Arts
Meeting deadlines shows courtesy to others, in particular Teaching Staff
45. Racial Equality
QES is committed to the development of a safe, secure, happy community which promotes equal opportunities and good race relations in all areas of school life. We support the Race Relations Act 1976 and will act to eliminate unlawful racial discrimination
46. Work Related Learning
QES is committed to ensuring that every student has the opportunity to develop their work and employability skills via a programme of planned work related activities
49. Enterprise Learning
QES is committed to ensuring that every student has the opportunity to develop enterprise skills and capability
51. School Councils
Policy written by the Council Members of QES on behalf of all students who are members of our School Community. All members of our Community are asked to respect and abide by it
Sets out the principles and practical procedures that govern our use of photographs of students on the QES website
53. Fair Trade
QES has a commitment to social justice, fairness and compassion and feels that it is appropriate to support, use and promote International Fair Trade and Fair Trade products