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Abbey Park Information

Absence and Attendance Policy (320KB)

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

Admissions Policy: Admission arrangements for September 2020/21 entry (2.3MB)

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 2021/22 entry (594KB)

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 2022/23 entry (591KB)

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 (333KB)

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.

Behaviour Policy (263KB)

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

Behaviour Policy - Covid-19 Appendix (257KB)

This appendix has been written to support the online learning of our pupils, most of whom are working at home.

Centre Policy for determining teacher assessed grades (1.2MB)

For GCSES for the Summer 2021 Series

Charging and Remissions Policy (491KB)

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.

Complaints Policy (338KB)

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 (186KB)

Our Trust aims to ensure that all personal data collected about staff, pupils, parents, governors, visitors and other individuals is collected, stored and processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the expected provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018.

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 2020-2021 (673KB)

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

February 2021 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Annex - Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and Procedures (311KB)

This annex summarises key COVID-19 related changes and sits alongside our main school safeguarding and child protection policy.

Relationships and Sex Education Policy (247KB)

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 (629KB)

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 (298KB)

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 (247KB)

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.

Teaching and Learning Policy (447KB)

Abbey Park School is committed to using and promoting engaging and effective teaching and learning strategies, which need the need of all its pupils of all abilities.

Admissions Appeal Timetable 2021 (132KB)

Admissions appeals timetable for September 2021 entry

Declaration of Interest from the Local Advisory Board 2020 - 21 (120KB)

Declaration of Interest from the Local Advisory Board

Governors Profiles (365KB)

Profiles of all the serving governors of Abbey Park School

Local Advisory Board Attendance Record 2019-2020 (30KB)

Attendance in 2019-20 of Local Advisory Board members.

Local Advisory Board: Scheme of Delegation (332KB)

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

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 2021 (146KB)

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.

Catchup Premium Funding Plan 2020 - 2022 (205KB)

How funding can be used to help pupils catch up on missed education.

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.

Proposed Admission Arrangements for entry for the academic year 2021-22 (412KB)

This is the proposed admission arrangements for applications for places for Year 7 entry starting in September 2021.

Pupil Premium strategy statement 2019 - 2020 (280KB)

An overview on progress of disadvantage students within the school

Regulations for the Use of the School's ICT Facilities (272KB)

These regulations apply to the use of all interenet and email afcilities, multi-user computers, workstations, and any networks connecting them provided by 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.

Year 7 Catchup Funding Agreement (215KB)

Literacy and numeracy catch-up premium which gives schools additional funding from the Department of Education to support our Year 7 pupils.

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

Admission Appeals Timetable (132KB)

Timetable for primary and secondary school admissions and appeals. Our Admission Arrangements can be found on the individual school websites.

Complaints Policy (338KB)

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 (452KB)

Our Trust aims to ensure that all personal data collected about staff, pupils, parents, governors, visitors and other individuals is collected, stored and processed in accordance with the General data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the expected provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 as set out in the Data Protection Bill.

Privacy Notice for Pupils (190KB)

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 (473KB)

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

Whistleblowing Policy (477KB)

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

Equality Information and Objectives (209KB)

This document outlines how the Trust aims to meet its obligations under the public sector equality duty.

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 2020 (178KB)

The figures are taken at 05/04/2020, 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: Model One (1.2MB)

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

2019 Results Flyer (221KB)

As our Trust grows, there are now many more results that demonstrate the fantastic achievement of our pupils, covering all ages from Key Stage 1 right through to ‘A’ levels and university entrance.

Accounting Officer Declaration of Pecuniary Interest (186KB)

Accounting Officer Declaration of Pecuniary Interest effective March 2021

Executive Team Structure (121KB)

Organisation chart showing TPAT executive team structure

Local Advisory Board Terms of Reference (290KB)

Terms of Reference for the Local Advisory Board

Scheme of Delegation 2020-21 (332KB)

Scheme of Delegation for 2020-21

Trustee Declarations of Pecuniary Interest (205KB)

Declarations of Pecuniary Interest effective May 2021

Trustee meeting attendance 2019-2020 (205KB)

Attendance by Trustees at Full Trust Board meetings for the 2019-2020 Academic year