Key Information

Information for Ofsted

Please find below links to statutory information published on this website 

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School contact details

·         Name

·         Postal address

·         Telephone number

·         Name of member of staff who deals with queries

·         Headteacher/Principal

·         Name and address of CoG

·         Name and contact details of SENDCo

·         Details of Trust with address and telephone number of the office

·         Company number of the trust and part of the UK where trust is registered e.g., England

·         School opening and closing times including total hours provided in a typical week; morning registration time; the official end of the compulsory school day

 

https://www.st-thomasabecket.bkcat.co.uk/our-school/contact-us/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BKCAT – St Thomas à Becket Catholic Secondary School

 

https://www.st-thomasabecket.bkcat.co.uk/parents/term-dates/

 

 

 

Admission arrangements

·         Your school’s admissions arrangements (publish for the whole of the school year in which offers for places are made*

·         Appeals timetable* (publish by 28 February each year (link on Key Leaders doc as for what this timetable must include)

·         Your oversubscription criteria* (including the order they will be applied)

·         How you will deal with in-year applications from 1 September to 31 August* (Publish by 31 August).

 

https://www.st-thomasabecket.bkcat.co.uk/key-information/admissions/

 

Safeguarding and Child Protectionhttps://www.st-thomasabecket.bkcat.co.uk/welfare-and-safeguarding/safeguarding/

 

Ofsted reporthttps://www.st-thomasabecket.bkcat.co.uk/key-information/ofsted/

 

Exam and assessment results

·         2019.  Clearly marked as not current

·         P8 score

·         % entered for EBacc

·         Pupil destinations, EET after KS4

·         % achieving 5+ in E&M

·         A8 score

https://www.st-thomasabecket.bkcat.co.uk/key-information/key-stage-4-results-2020/
Performance tables

·         Link to DfE tables

https://www.st-thomasabecket.bkcat.co.uk/key-information/key-stage-4-results-2020/
Curriculum

●        The content of the curriculum your school follows in each academic year for every subject, including for mandatory subjects such as Religious Education, even if it’s taught as part of another subject or subjects or is called something else

●        Your approach to the curriculum should also include how you are complying with your duties in the Equality Act 2010 and the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014 about making the curriculum accessible for those with disabilities or special educational needs

●        How parents or other members of the public can find out more about the curriculum your school is following

●        A list of the courses available to pupils at key stage 4, including GCSEs

●        A link to the school & college performance measures website and school’s performance measures page

 

 

https://www.st-thomasabecket.bkcat.co.uk/curriculum/curriculum-statement/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated-Curriculum-Policy-2022-2023.pdf (bkcat.co.uk)

 

https://www.st-thomasabecket.bkcat.co.uk/key-stage-4-qualifications/

 

 

 

 

Content and policyhttps://www.st-thomasabecket.bkcat.co.uk/curriculum/curriculum-statement/

 

Updated-Curriculum-Policy-2022-2023.pdf (bkcat.co.uk)

Policies

·         Behaviour policy including anti-bullying strategy

·         Statement of values and ethos

·         Charging & Remissions Policy

·         Complaints Policy (including any arrangements for handling complaints from parents of children with SEN about the support provided by our school

·         Whistleblowing Policy

·         Uniform Policy

Policies – St Thomas à Becket Catholic Secondary School (bkcat.co.uk)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.st-thomasabecket.bkcat.co.uk/parents/school-uniform/

 

Pupil Premium

·         Pupil Premium Strategy statement Using the Dfe template for pp strategy by 31 December

·         The impact of the previous year’s expenditure

For the current academic year, you must include:

·         your school’s pupil premium grant allocation amount

·         a summary of the main barriers to educational achievement faced by eligible pupils at the school

·         how you’ll spend the pupil premium to overcome those barriers and the reasons for that approach

·         how you’ll measure the effect of the pupil premium

·         the date of the next review of the school’s pupil premium strategy

For the previous academic year, you must include:

·         how you spent the pupil premium allocation

·         the effect of the expenditure on pupils

Pupil Premium – St Thomas à Becket Catholic Secondary School (bkcat.co.uk)
Equalities objectives

·         Compliance with Equality Act 2010

·         Details of how your school complies with the public sector equality duty – you must update this every year

·         your school’s equality objectives – you must update this at least once every 4 years

·         Gender pay gap information*

·         A modern slavery act statement*

·         A written statement of your relationship and sex education policy*

https://www.st-thomasabecket.bkcat.co.uk/key-information/single-equality-act/

 

SEND

·         implementation of school’s policy for pupils with SEN

·         updated annually

·         the ‘SEN Information’ specified in Schedule 1 to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014. (Statutory guidance on this is contained in section 6.79 to 6.82 of the Special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years);

·         information as to:

–          the arrangements for the admission of disabled pupils

–          the steps you have taken to prevent disabled pupils from being treated less favourably than other pupils

–          the facilities you provide to help disabled pupils to access the school

–          the plan prepared under paragraph 3 of Schedule 10 to the Equality Act 2010 (accessibility plan) for:

–          increasing the extent to which disabled pupils can participate in the school’s curriculum

–          improving the physical environment of the school for the purpose of increasing the extent to which disabled pupils are able to take advantage of education and benefits, facilities or services provided or offered by the school

–          improving the delivery to disabled pupils of information which is readily accessible to pupils who are not disabled

 

SEND – St Thomas à Becket Catholic Secondary School (bkcat.co.uk)

 

 

Careers programme information

·         programme for Y8-11

·         the school or college’s Careers Leader’s name, email address and telephone number

·         a summary of the careers programme, including details of how pupils, parents, teachers and employers may access information about the careers programme

·         how the school or college measures and assesses the impact of the careers programme on pupils

·         the date of the school or college’s next review of the information published

·         circumstances in which providers of technical education and apprenticeships will be given access to year 8 to 13 pupils.

·         Baker Clause policy *

* Read the guidance for schools on ‘careers guidance and access for education for education & training providers’ for details on what to include.

 

Careers – St Thomas à Becket Catholic Secondary School (bkcat.co.uk)
Governance and Financial Info

●        The structure & remit of the members, board of trustees, its committees and local governing bodies (the trust’s scheme of delegation) and the full names of the chairs of each

●        Current Memorandum of association

●        Articles of association

●        Funding agreement

●        Annual audited accounts (at least 2 years’ worth of accounts should remain on the trust website).

●        Annual report

●        Register of interests for the accounting officer

●        Notice to improve if issued with one from the ESFA

●        names of charity trustees and members

●        The amount paid by the trust for someone’s work who has an off-payroll arrangement, where the payment exceeds £100K

●        Number of employees (and payees with off-payroll arrangements) whose gross annual salary and benefits exceed £100K, in £10K bandings, for the previous year ending 31 August

 

 

Trustees – The Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust (bkcat.co.uk)

 

Governor Details

·         Full name

·         Term of office

·         Date of appointment

·         Date they stepped down (where applicable)

·         Who appointed them

·         Register of business and pecuniary interests, including governance roles in other institutions

·         Attendance record at governing board or local governing body, and committee or sub-committee meetings over the last academic year

Governing Body Committees and Registration of Interests – St Thomas à Becket Catholic Secondary School (bkcat.co.uk)

 

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