Our Policies

If you require a translatable copy of any of our policies, please contact the school on
01709 512222

Admissions Policy

For pupils starting year 7 at Oakwood High School from September 2019 (transition in June 2019), Parents/Carers of Year 6 pupils will receive a letter and common application form from their primary school in early July 2018. Parents must complete the Common Application Form and it should be returned to the Local Authority by 30 November 2018. If you chose to apply on-line you must do this by 12 November 2018.  Click here to view the full Admissions Policy.  To access Rotherham Local Authority Admissions forms and information, click here.

Behaviour Policy

The Behaviour Policy at Oakwood High School is a statement of good practice that covers all aspects of the school that contribute to the development and maintenance of good behaviour and a positive ethos. This Policy should be read in conjunction with the Home School Partnership agreement. All members of the school are expected to help maintain an atmosphere conducive to learning, with courtesy and mutual respect as basic requirements. Click here to view the full Behaviour Policy.

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

The Trust (which includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College) has updated our working practices and relevant policies to comply with our duties under the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), May 2018.

Inspire Trust holds the legal right to collect and use personal data relating to pupils and their families. We collect and use personal data in order to meet legal requirements and legitimate interests set out in the GDPR. As part of these changes we have updated our Privacy Notice and issued this to all of our parents and pupils. The Privacy Notice outlines the types of data we keep, what we use it for, where we store it, who we share it with and your rights in respect of this data. Parents and Pupils are asked to read this.

A copy of the Privacy Notice is also available via your Go4Schools Log in and any updates to it will be published there. Click here to view instructions on how to access your Go4Schools.
Click here to view the Privacy Notice for pupils and their families.

Home School Agreement

This document is about your rights as an Oakwood High School pupil, the rights of other pupils of the School and about your parents’ support for your education at Oakwood. This document sits alongside the ICT Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) signed by parents and pupils.  We ask that pupils and parents read it carefully. If you have any queries about the Home School Agreement or wish to discuss it further please contact your child’s Personal Learning Tutor.

Our aim is that Oakwood High School should be a happy and purposeful community with learning and teaching as our focus; we aim for excellence in all that we do and all that we seek to do.  To view the full Home School Agreement click here.

Special Educational Needs across the Oakwood Learning Community

To read the Oakwood High School SEND Report click here.
The Special Educational Needs policy has been developed by our Learning Community and complies with the statutory requirement laid out in the SEND Code of Practice 0 – 25 (06.2014).  To view the full Special Educational Needs Policy click here.

Uniform Policy

Oakwood High School is a school proud to wear its uniform. All pupils attending the school will be required to wear the uniform at all times. There will be no exceptions; there will be no excuses. We encourage pupils to take a pride in their own appearance.   To view the full Uniform Policy click here.

Other Policies

To access our other policies, click the links below:

Acceptable Use Policy (IT)
Accessibility Policy
Attendance Policy and Targets
Anti-Bullying Policy
Charging and Remissions Policy
Complaints Policy
Gender Pay Gap Report 2018 (Trust)

Single Equality Policy (Including Public Sector Equality Duty)
Exclusions Statement
Freedom of Information Policy and Publication Schedule
Homework Policy
Safeguarding Policy
Provider Access Policy

If you have any questions or comments regarding this page, please email info@oakwood.ac and mark  FAO E.Whitehouse.