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"The Forest of Dean Trust is an equal opportunity organisation and encourages all staff and students to be treated similarly, unhampered by artificial barriers or prejudices or preferences."

There are a number of important trust-wide policies that you should be aware of. We seek to monitor and update these regularly so the latest copies will be made available here as they are approved.

Please use the links below to view our policies. (Original signed copies are retained by the school).

Statutory Policies

Accessibility Plan 

Additional Needs 

Admissions - Drybrook 23/24

Admissions - Drybrook 24/25

Admissions - Drybrook 25/26

Attendance — Please see HR Employment Manual — pages 52 (includes sickness, staff leave, and flexible working policy)

Capability Procedure - Please see HR Employment Manual — pages 96


Code of Conduct (for staff) — Please see HR Employment Manual — page 18

Complaints Policy - Members of the Public 

Complaints Policy - Parents

Data Protection Policy (Inc. FOI, Biometric, CCTV & GDPR Compliance) -  Please also see HR Employment Manual — page 112

 Equal Opportunities — Please also see HR Employment Manual — page 7

FoDT Finance 

Health and Safety  - including Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions and First Aid

HR Employment Manual 

Information and Records Retention Policy

Pay Policy

Premises Management Policy

Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RHSE)

Safeguarding and Child Protection 

Staff Behaviour and Grievance - Please see pages 18 - 42 for Staff Code of Conduct, pages 93 - 95 for Performance Management and pages 106 - 107 for the Grienvance Procedure

Student Attendance

Student Behaviour - including Exclusions