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Abbey Park Information

Abbey Park School Accessibility Plan (156KB)

The purpose of the plan is to increase the extent to which disabled pupils can participate in the curriculum...

Admission Consultation Notice 2024 - 25 (175KB)

Consultation on proposed changes to the Admission Arrangements for Lydiard Park Academy, Abbey Park School, Orchid Vale, Red Oaks and Bridlewood Primary Schools.

Admissions Policy: Admission arrangements for September 2022/23 entry (607KB)

The Board of Trustees has overall responsibility for the school's admission policy and Swindon Local Authority has been commissioned to administer all admissions to the School.

Admissions Policy: Admission arrangements for September 2025/26. (440KB)

The Board of Trustees has overall responsibility for the school's admission policy and Swindon Local Authority has been commissioned to administer all admissions to the School.

Admissions Policy:Admission arrangement for September 2023/24 (540KB)

The Board of Trustees has overall responsibility for the school's admission policy and Swindon Local Authority has been commissioned to administer all admissions to the School.

Anti-Bullying Policy (357KB)

The aim of the policy is to ensure that pupils learn in a supportive, caring and safe environment without fear of being bullied and that staff are free from bullying by pupils.

Attendance Policy (318KB)

We expect students to attend school every day and on time to ensure they maximise their full learning potential.

Behaviour Policy (352KB)

This policy aims to provide a consistent approach to behaviour management and define what we consider to be unacceptable behaviour, including bullying.

Charging and Remissions Policy (193KB)

The Local Advisory Board recognises that a wide range of activities including clubs, visits and residential experiences make a valuable contribution towards the educational and social development of pupils. Some activities will be charged for whilst others will be provided free of charge.

CLA/PCLA Policy (328KB)

Children/Children Previously Looked After Policy

Code of Conduct for Parents and Carers (208KB)

This policy details our code of conduct when parents and careers interact with the school...

Complaints Policy (375KB)

The Policy's aim is to ensure that a concern, difficulty or complaint is managed sympathetically, efficiently and at the appropriate level and resolved as soon as possible.

Educational Visits Policy (1.1MB)

Equality Policy (201KB)

At Abbey Park School there is a commitment to providing equal opportunities to everyone within the School's learning community, including staff, pupils, parents and visitors to the School.

Exams Policy 2023 - 24 (703KB)

The centre is committed to ensuring that the exams management and administration process is run effectively and efficiently.

Freedom of Information Policy and Publication Scheme (186KB)

Freedom of Information Policy and Publication Scheme

July 2023 - Latest Uniform Expectations (480KB)

Please see the attached letter regarding our expectations for the school uniform and dress code.

Proposed Admission Arrangements 2024-25 (506KB)

The Board of Trustees has overall responsibility for the school's admission policy and Swindon Local Authority has been commissioned to administer all admissions to the School.

PSHCE Policy (179KB)

Abbey Park School’s Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education (PSHCE) is a planned programme of learning though which pupils acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to manage their lives now and in the future.

Relationships and Sex Education Policy (224KB)

The aim of a whole-school Relationship and Sex Education policy is to: explain the definition, aims and objectives of RSE, within Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE).

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy (1.0MB)

Abbey Park School takes seriously its responsibility to protect and safeguard the welfare of the children and young people in its care.

Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Disability Policy (335KB)

This policy acknowledges the obligation to provide a broad, balanced and challenging curriculum for all students. The Park Academies Trust is fully committed to inclusion regardless of ability, gender, race, creed or exceptional needs.

Supporting Students with Medical Conditions (323KB)

Abbey Park School wishes to ensure that students with medical conditions receive appropriate care and support at school. This policy has been developed in line with the Department for Education's statutory guidance released in December 2015.

Trust Health and Safety Policy Statement (153KB)

This Policy sets out how the Trust expects Health and Safety to be managed across all aspects of its operations and activities.

Declaration of Interest from the Local Advisory Board 2023 - 24 (116KB)

Declaration of Interest from the Local Advisory Board

Governors Profiles (318KB)

Profiles of all the serving governors of Abbey Park School

LAB Recruitment Advert (483KB)

LAB Recruitment Pack (2.8MB)

Local Advisory Board Attendance Record 2022 - 23 (29KB)

Attendance in 2022-23 of Local Advisory Board members.

Local Advisory Board: Scheme of Delegation (399KB)

Document showing the responsibilities of Trustees, Local Advisory Board, CEO and School Principal

Local Authority Board Terms of Reference (214KB)

Information pertaining to the Local Advisory Board - structure and membership

Supplemental Funding Agreement (824KB)

March 2018 version 6 for Abbey Park School

The Park Academies Trust Agreed Vision 2020-24 (72KB)

Read about the Trust's agreed mission, aims and ethos.

TPAT Structure 2023 (155KB)

The overall TPAT governance structure

Admission Arrangements Consultation Notice (124KB)

The Park Academies Trust is consulting on revised School Admission Arrangements for both Lydiard Park Academy and Abbey Park School. Our intention is that these revised arrangements will be in place for entry for the academic year 2021-22.

Admissions Form (218KB)

Form for student's basic details, including additional education needs, medical details and dietary needs.

Admissions Policy: Admission arrangements for September 2024/25 (507KB)

The Board of Trustees has overall responsibility for the school's admission policy and Swindon Local Authority has been commissioned to administer all admissions to the School.

Catch-up Funding Plan 2020 - 22 (199KB)

The APS catchup funding plan for 2020 - 22

Consent Form for School Trips and other Off-site Activities (246KB)

Please sign and date the form if you are happy for your child to take part in school trips and other activities, and be given first aid or urgent medical treatment during any school trip or activity.

Ofsted Report 2023 (169KB)

Abbey Park School is proud to announce that the school has achieved a ‘Good’ rating in its recent inspection report.

Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2023 - 2024 (316KB)

An overview on progress of disadvantaged students within the school.

Students requiring Medication in school form (60KB)

Staff will not be able to give your child medication unless you complete and sign this form. This form along with the medication must be returned to reception.

Ofsted letter: Special measures monitoring inspection findings for Abbey Park School (228KB)

Letter detailing Ofsted inspection findings, dated 11 December 2017

The Park Academies Trust Information

Accessibility Policy (155KB)

Behaviour Principles (137KB)

Complaint Form (94KB)

Complaint Form to lodge complaints as per Complaints Policy

Complaints Policy (375KB)

The Policy's aim is to ensure that a concern, difficulty or complaint is managed sympathetically, efficiently and at the appropriate level and resolved as soon as possible.

Data Protection Policy (267KB)

Our Trust aims to ensure that all personal data about staff, pupils, parents, trustees, visitors and other individuals is collected, stored and processed in accordance with the UK General Data Protection Regulation, the Data Protection Act 2018, and the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

Equality Information and Objectives (176KB)

Freedom of Information Policy and Publication Scheme (186KB)

Health & Safety Policy (153KB)

Modern Slavery Statement (190KB)

Privacy Notice for Pupils (241KB)

This Privacy Notice explains how we use pupil information, which will include some parental information, and the categories of pupil information we collect, process, hold and share.

Privacy Notice for Staff (210KB)

This Privacy Notice explains what school workforce (staff) information we collect, process, hold and share.

Retention Schedule (494KB)

The retention schedule lays down the length of time over which the record needs to be retained, and the action which should be taken when it is of no further administrative use.

Safeguarding and Child Protection Statement (137KB)

Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Disability Statement (243KB)

Whistleblowing Policy (157KB)

This policy outlines what you should do if you suspect something happening at work is putting people in danger, or is illegal or unethical.

Executive Pay Summary 2019/20 (146KB)

In accordance with the requirements of the Academies Financial Handbook 2019-2020, this document details the the number of employees whose benefits exceeded £100k, in 10K bandings.

Gender Pay Gap Information 2018 (438KB)

The figures are taken at 05/04/2018, which is the statutory snapshot date.

Gender Pay Gap Information 2022 (173KB)

The figures are taken at 04/04/2022, which is the statutory snapshot date.

Deed of Variation - Addition of LPA 6th Form (3.7MB)

Deed of Variation: The parties to this Deed are the Secretary of State for Education and the Park Academies Trust

Deed of Variation of Funding Agreement (2.1MB)

Deed of Variation: The parties to this Deed are the Secretary of State for Education and the Park Academies Trust.

Master Funding Agreement - Abbey Park School (902KB)

Master Funding Agreement - The Park Academies Trust (902KB)

Memorandum of Association (528KB)

Memorandum of Association for Lydiard Park Academy and Certificate of Incorporation on change of name to The Park Academies Trust

Supplemental Funding Agreement - Abbey Park School (824KB)

Supplemental Funding Agreement - Orchid Vale Primary School (1.8MB)

Supplemental Funding Agreement - Red Oaks Primary School (938KB)

TPAT Academy Articles of Assocation 2022 (341KB)

For use by mainstream, special, 16-19, alternative provision, free and studio schools

Executive Team Structure (94KB)

Organisation chart showing TPAT executive team structure

Local Advisory Board Terms of Reference (213KB)

Terms of Reference for the Local Advisory Board

Scheme of Delegation 2023 (399KB)

Scheme of Delegation for 2023

Trustee Declarations of Pecuniary Interest (147KB)

Declarations of Pecuniary Interest 2023-24

Trustee meeting attendance 2022-2023 (138KB)

Attendance by Trustees at Full Trust Board meetings for the 2022-2023 Academic year