Academy Admissions Policy

This policy and procedure sets out the Admissions arrangements for Academies within the TEN Group.  The policy meets the Department of Education School Admissions Code (Code), School Admissions Appeals Code and Fair Access Protocols.

The ‘Code’ is a statutory requirement which has been issued under Section 84 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (‘SSFA 1998’).  The Code has been made following a consultation under Section 85(2) of the SSFA 1998 and after being laid before Parliament for forty days.

Accessibility Plan

City academy endeavours to welcome and provide an exceptional experience for all students, staff and visitors. Our outstanding facilities compliment the inclusive nature of our practice and enable us to provide a broad and inspirational curriculum to those in our community who have a disability.

Annual Report & Financial Statements

The council members (who are also Trustees and Directors for the charitable activities of the company) present their annual report together with the audited financial statements of City Academy Norwich (“the charitable company”). The council members confirm that the annual report and financial statements of the charitable company comply with the current statutory requirements, the requirements of the charitable company's governing document and the provisions of the Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) "Accounting and Reporting by Charities" issued in March 2005.

Behaviour and Exclusion Policy

The aim of this policy is to develop a learning environment which engenders maximum pupil progress and respect for all.

The purpose of this policy is to recognise and reward positive behaviour whilst poor behaviour is tackled with a combination of intervention and sanctions. It will ensure that all members of the school community are able to safely engage with all activities required by the Academy without disruption from poor behaviour.

Charging and Remissions Policy

Academy’s charging and remissions policies. The policy includes details of:

  • the activities or cases for which the school will charge pupils’ parents
  • the circumstances where an exception is made on a payment you would normally expect to receive under your charging policy

Complaints Procedure

A simple procedure to follow should you have a complaint about City Academy Norwich.

Please download the policy below for more information.


Data Protection Policy

City Academy Norwich, as part of the Transforming Education in Norfolk (TEN) Group, is committed to fostering high standards of data protection in all processing of personal data relating to the Federation’s employees and pupils/students, contractors and visitors. In particular, the Group will work to ensure so far as is reasonably practical, that all legal obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and successor legislation are met.

Equality and Diversity Policy

The purpose of this statement is to define and encourage best practice, and to guide our compliance with the Equality Act 2010.

TEN Group believes that diversity is natural and equality is right and that equality, diversity and inclusion are everyone’s responsibility. Our TEN Group organisations intend to lead by example on equality and diversity by being pro-active, practical and positive.

Health, Safety & Welfare Policy

Transforming Education in Norfolk (TEN) Group is committed to achieving high standards of health and safety across all of its member organisations. While the TEN Group Board & Group CEO retain ultimate accountability for health and safety matters, all organisation members’ staff, students and visitors are responsible for ensuring they take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their actions.

Safeguarding Incorporating Child Protection and Prevent Policy

The purpose of City Academy Norwich’s safeguarding policy is to ensure every child who is a registered pupil at our school is safe and protected from harm.  This means we will always work to:

Sex Education Policy

The Academy is committed to ensuring that all students should be offered the opportunity of receiving a comprehensive, well-planned programme of sex education; the Academy believes that high quality sex education is an essential part of schooling which supports young people’s development and prepares them for adult life.

Special Educational Needs & Disability Policies

The City Academy Norwich policy for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, (SEND), will ensure that the academy provides equal and fair access to education and the National Curriculum for all students regardless of any barriers to learning they may be faced with.

Supporting Students with Medical Conditions Policy

Please download the below policy for information on how CAN supports students with medical condtions.

Teaching & Learning Policy

At City Academy Norwich we maintain that learning should be a rewarding and enjoyable experience for everyone.   We believe that appropriate learning and teaching experiences help students to lead happy and fulfilled lives.  City Academy aims to foster each student’s unique gifts and talents while meeting their needs and raising their aspirations. This will be achieved by creating a stimulating learning environment where high expectations and standards are the norm, where lessons are both rigorous and challenging.

Whistleblowing Policy

TEN Group is committed to treating all allegations of malpractice seriously and will support concerned employees, doing everything possible to maintain confidentiality and protect them from reprisals provided that concerns have been raised using this procedure and the employee has acted in good faith.