Policy Documents

Please click on the links below to view current policies for the school. If you would like a paper copy of any of our policies or other information on the school's website, please contact our office on office@theswanageschool.co.uk or 01929 500599:

SAFEGUARDING: Please note our Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is now Ms Anne-Marie Burr. Policies are in the process of being updated (where a named DSL is given).  

Policies relating to examinations are available from the Exams Officer.

Policies relating to staff are shared internally and are available from the Business Manager.

*Earlier Admissions Policies are available from the Clerk to Governors.

Privacy Notices

Please see Privacy & Data Protection


Employee Benefits

Click here to view the number of employees whose total benefits exceeded £100k for the previous year ended 31 August. 

Schools Financial Benchmarking

DfE Schools Financial Benchmarking for The Swanage School

The DfE School Performance Tables Website

Please note that the data here is maintained by the Department for Education.

DfE School Performance Table for The Swanage School

The Articles of Association for Education Swanage Limited

Education Swanage Limited is the academy trust responsible for The Swanage School. The Articles of Association set some of the rules about how Education Swanage Limited is run.

Click here to download The Articles of Association

The Funding Agreement for The Swanage School

The Funding Agreement is the agreement between the Secretary of State and Education Swanage Limited setting out how the school is funded and some requirements that have to be met.

Click here to download The Funding Agreement

Useful Information

The following links contain useful background information about schools and how they are run. Parents, Governors and Staff are welcome to use these links, though we cannot guarantee the accuracy of documents on external websites.

The Swanage School is covered by academy rules and regulations. It is a state school but it is not a maintained school.

Governors' Handbook

Published by the Department for Education. Click here to view.

Academy Factsheets

Published by the Department for Education. Click here to view.

The Academy Trust Handbook

Published by the Education Funding Authority, this handbook offers advice on the financial systems and controls that academies should have in place. This is updated about once a year, so the link takes you to the page where the latest handbook is attached. Click here to view.

Any Questions?

If you have any questions about any of our school policies, please contact the school directly on 01929 500599 or by email: office@theswanageschool.co.uk

Funding Use

Read our reports on the use of funding grants for the following:

Pupil Premium Funding (Annual)

Covid Catch-up Funding 2021

Summer School Funding 2021

Equality Information

For information on our equality objectives click here.

Governance Information

Please see our governance page for information on our governance structure, and for the details of our trustees (governors) and members of our Academy Trust, Education Swanage.