School Documents & Policies

This page contains a subset of policies and information documents relating to procedures and practices at Sidcot School. Please click on the links below to access the relevant documents (you will need Adobe Reader to view these documents – you can download the software for free).

Copies of these and all other Sidcot policies are available to parents and students from the School on request.

On this page you will find the policies relating to procedures and practices at Sidcot School and in particular to our Out of School Care service.

View information on the School's academic performance.

Please find below a selection of our most significant policies:

Regulatory Requirements for the Provision of Information

Safeguarding Policies

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy 

Staff Student Code (Staff Behaviour Policy) 

Missing Child Policy Procedures (Junior School) 

Missing Child Policy Procedures (Senior School) 

Supervision of Pupils – (Junior School) 

Supervision of Pupils (Senior School) 

Uncollected Child Policy Procedure 

Behaviour Policies

Anti Bullying Policy (including cyber-bullying) 

Behaviour and Discipline Policy (Senior School) 

Behaviour and Discipline Policy (Junior School) 

Behaviour and Discipline Policy (EYFS) 

Behaviour and Discipline Policy Procedure (Out of School Care and Holiday Clubs) 

Smoking, Drugs & Alcohol Policy 

Reasonable force and physical restraint 

Search and Confiscation Policy 

Permanent Exclusions Policy 

Welfare Health and Safety Policies

Health and Safety Policy 

Medical Policy (including First Aid) 

Supporting Students with Medical Conditions and Disabilities Policy 

Asthma Policy 

Mental Health and Wellbeing Policy

Educational Trips and Visits Policy

Equal Opportunities Policy (children)

Digital Security and Safety

Acceptable Use Policy – Students 

Acceptable Use Policy – Staff 

Acceptable Use Policy - Visitors 

Digital Safety Policy 

Digital Security Policy 

Privacy Notice 

Staff and Recruitment

Sidcot Gender Pay Gap Reporting 

Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policy and Procedure

Recruitment of Governors Policy 

Volunteers Policy 

Whistleblowing Policy 

Teaching and Learning

Curriculum Policy

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) 

English as an Additional Language Policy

Gifted and Talented Policy

Foundation Stage Policy

Language Policy

Work Experience Policy and Procedure 

Scholarships & Bursaries

2017-18 Scholarship Policy

2018 Junior Scholarship application form

2018 Senior Scholarship application form

2018 Sixth Form Scholarship application form 

Bursaries Policy and Procedure

2019 Bursary application form 

Bursary application form (non-resident parent) 

General School Policies

Admissions Policy 

Anti Bribery Policy 

Attendance Register Policy 

Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance Policy 

Complaints Policy and Procedure 

Fundraising Policy

Hiring and Letting of Facilities Policy 

Money Laundering Policy 

Parent Contract 

Visitor Policy


The Blue Book - Sidcot Student Guide – Senior School 

The Blue Book - Sidcot Student Guide – Junior School

Senior School Welcome Handbook 

Junior School Welcome Handbook 

Boarding Welcome Handbook

Early Years Foundation Stage Handbook 

Provision of Information

ISI Inspection Report - Educational Quality Inspection, March 2017

ISI Inspection Report - Focused Compliance Inspection, March 2017

Independent Schools’ Inspectorate (ISI) Handbook for the Inspection of Schools – Commentary on the Regulatory Requirements – September 2018

ISI Boarding Report 2014 

Independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 3 - 18 in Somerset

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