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Accessibility Plan

A young person has a learning difficulty or disability if they have a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of others of the same age or they have a disability which prevents or hinders them from making use of the facilities provided or others of the same age.

A person has a disability if they have “…a physical or mental impairment which has a long term and substantial adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day-today activities” (Equality Act 2010).

To read more please download the Accessibility Plan below.

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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.

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Behaviour for Learning and Exclusion Policy & Protocol

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




The Governing Body recognises the valuable contribution that the wide range of activities, including clubs, out of school trips, residentials and experiences of other environments, can make towards students’ all round educational experience and their personal and social development. (Throughout this policy the term “parents” means all those having parental responsibility for a child).

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Data Protection Policy

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 by the Federation Organisations.

To read more please download the full policy.

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.

To read more please download the Equality and Diversity Policy.

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Health and Safety

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.

To read more please download the Health, Safety & Welfare Policy.

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Special Educational Needs Policy

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.

To read more please download the SEND Policy below.

Teaching and 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.

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