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School NameRobert Miles Infant School
Postal addressSchool Lane
NG13 8FE
Telephone No.01949 837422
Enquiries contact nameMrs A Poyser / Mrs H Wilson
Name of Head Teacher / PrincipalMrs K Ryan
Name of Director of School ImprovementMrs Christabel Shepherd
Name of the Chair of the Local Governing BodyMr K Amin-Ali

The address to contact the Chair of the Local Governing Body is the school address as above.
Name of SENDCoMrs S Marshall
Admissions arrangements (Current Academic Year)If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.
Admissions arrangements (Next Academic Year)Admission arrangements for 2024-25
Admissions arrangements (Following Academic Year)
Appeals Timetable
Suspensions and Exclusions Policy
Most recent OFSTED reportRobert Miles Infant School had an OFSTED inspection in March 2022.

OFSTED judged that Robert Miles Infant School continues to be a good school. A copy of the report can be found by clicking on the arrow icon to the right of this text.

KS2 results

Percentage of pupils who've achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and mathsN/A

DfE Performance tables

DfE Performance Tables

Parents and other members of the public can find out more about the curriculum we offer by visiting our Curriculum page.


The school's approach to the curriculumOur Early Years and Key Stage One curriculum will:

Prioritise developing children’s Positive Attitudes to Learning (PAL), by developing positive learning behaviours and attitudes, focusing on engagement, motivation and critical thinking.

Place reading at the heart of everything we do by developing confident readers, instilling a love of reading and providing purposeful cross-curricular reading opportunities.

Promote equality and diversity
We aim to provide an equitable start for all our children, where commonalities and differences are valued and celebrated. Our pupils will develop cultural awareness through a diverse and inclusive curriculum.

Develop an understanding of how to care for our environment
by supporting children to take an interest and responsibility, as global citizens and custodians of our planet.
Curriculum contentClick on the link, to the right, to find curriculum plans for all subjects.

For each subject, we have identified some age-appropriate subject specific concepts, focusing on the 'big ideas' that we believe are important to teach and develop across all year groups.
Name of Phonics schemeRead Write Inc. Phonics
Name of reading schemeAcross the whole school children read a variety of texts at an individual level, we do this through the book banding process. We use some Oxford reading tree banded books to ensure that children have access to decodable books to support their phonics development.
Name of Curriculum LeadMrs K Ryan

English Lead - Mrs Pilborough
Maths Lead - Mrs Farnsworth
Science Lead - Mrs Jacques
Music/Art Lead - Mrs Attwood
DT Lead - Mrs Marshall
History/Geography Lead - Mrs Buckle
Computing Lead - Mrs Ryan
PE Lead - Mrs Jacques
RE/PSHE Lead - Miss Holt

Values and Ethos

Statement of Values and EthosEvery child deserves the best start in life, and at Robert Miles Infant School we strive to help our pupils develop academically and creatively.
Robert Miles provides a safe, nurturing environment that allows our pupils to learn, grow and develop with confidence. We believe learning should be active, stimulating and engaging, and will ensure that any barriers to learning are overcome.

We want every child at Robert Miles Infant School to have a rich, rewarding and happy experience, learning skills that enable them to be successful and thus our core values were developed with the pupils.

Our core values and ethos is:
Work Hard-Be Kind
Together these make success
Behaviour Policy
Attendance Procedure
Uniform Standards
Safeguarding/Child protectionRobert Miles Infant School recognises its responsibilities for safeguarding children and protecting them from harm.
Our policy applies to all staff, governors and volunteers working in the school. We have developed this policy in consultation with the Nottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Board (N.S.C.B).

Please see our policy for Looked after and previously looked after children .
Anti-bullying policyThe aim of our anti-bullying policy is to clarify for students and staff that bullying is always unacceptable. We wish to encourage an environment where independence is celebrated and individuals can flourish without fear. Every student has the right to be safe and happy, and to be protected when feeling vulnerable.

Our anti-bullying policy is contained within our Behaviour Policy which can be downloaded via the link.
Health and Safety policyThe Governing Body /LGB of Robert Miles Infant School will meet its responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act and other health and safety legislation to provide safe and healthy working conditions for employees, and to ensure that their work does not adversely affect the health and safety of other people such as pupils, students, visitors and contractors. Details of how this will be done are given in this health and safety statement.

The Governing Body will ensure that effective consultation takes place with all employees on health and safety matters and that individuals are consulted before allocating particular health and safety functions to them.

Where necessary the Governing Body will seek specialist advice to determine the risks to health and safety in the establishment and the precautions required to deal with them.

The Governing Body will provide sufficient information and training in health and safety matters to all employees in respect to the risk to their health and safety.

The Governing Body requires the support of all staff to enable the maintenance of high standards of health and safety in all the schools activities.

The school is committed to continually improving its health and safety performance
First Aid PolicyRobert Miles Infant school is committed to providing emergency first aid cover to deal with accidents, which occur to employees, children and all categories of visitors.
To achieve this the school will:
• Have a minimum of one suitably stocked first aid box in each key stage area.
• At least one appointed person to take charge of first aid arrangements.
• Provide information to employees, children and parents on the arrangements for first aid.
• Have a procedure for managing accidents.
• Review the arrangements for first aid annually.
Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions
Complaints policyRobert Miles Infant School aim to provide an excellent education for all our children, and we believe that the Head of School and other staff work very hard to build positive relationships with all parents. However, the school is obliged to have procedures in place in case there are complaints by parents.

This document sets out the school’s procedure for addressing complaints. It should be used only when informal attempts to resolve problems have been unsuccessful. In the last academic year there were 0 complaints. If you have any concerns about the school or the education provided, please discuss the matter with your child’s class teacher at the earliest opportunity. The school considers any concerns very seriously and most problems can be resolved at this stage. Please phone the school office to make an appointment with the class teacher.
Managing Serial and Unreasonable Complaints policyThis policy is contained within the Complaints policy.
Complaints receivedComplaints received in the preceding year: 0
SEND PolicyAt Robert Miles Infant School we aim to provide every child with access to a broad and balanced education. We aim to provide every child with access to a broad and balanced education. This includes provision for those children attending EYFS and the National Curriculum in line with the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice.
Freedom of Information Publication SchemeThe Trust Freedom of Information Publication Scheme available to download here.
Charging and Remissions PolicyWe are committed to ensuring equality of education and opportunity for all pupils, staff, parents and carers receiving services from the school, irrespective of race, gender, disability, faith or religion or socio-economic background. We aim to develop a culture of inclusion and diversity in which all those connected to the school feel proud of their identity and able to participate fully in school life. Full information about Charging and Remissions can be found in the attached document.
Whistleblowing PolicyThe Trust Whistleblowing Policy is available to download here.
Online Safety Procedure
Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Policy
Details of how the pupil premium was spent in the previous academic yearThe funding allocation for 2022-23 was £30,935. Please see the attached strategy statement.
PE and Sports Premium Funding AllocationFor the academic year, 2023-24, Robert Miles Infant School has £17,250 in funding.
How we are spending the fundingThe premium must be used to fund additional and sustainable improvements to the provision of PE and sport, for the benefit of primary-aged pupils, to encourage the development of healthy, active lifestyles.
See attached plan for details of how the funding for 2022-23 was spent and the impact.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Catch-Up Premium

Special Education Needs (SEND) Report

SEND report for the current academic yearAt Robert Miles we pride ourselves in the support we give to children with Special Educational Needs.
Provision maps are drawn up to ensure all children receive the interventions required to support their learning. Specialist teaching assistants are deployed throughout school again to support with learning.

Click under related downloads to access the school's current Special Educational Needs Policy.

Accessibility Plan for Disabled Pupils

Accessibility ProcedureThe Robert Miles Infant School Accessibility Plan has been developed and drawn up based upon information supplied by the Local Authority. MAT, and consultations with pupils, parents, staff and governors of the school. The document will be used to advise other school planning documents and policies and will be reported upon annually in respect of progress and outcomes. The intention is to provide a projected plan for a three-year period ahead of the next review date. Please find attached our Accessibility Plan.

Public Sector Equality Duty

Equality ObjectivesRobert Miles Infant School is committed to ensuring equality of provision throughout our school. There are a number of statutory duties that must be met by every school in line with legislation from the Race Relations Amendment Act 2000, Disability Equality Duty 2005 and Equality Act 2010.
Robert Miles Infant School is committed to meeting its public sector duties and acknowledges that we have a statutory duty to:
*Eliminate discrimination, harassment and victimisation.
*Promote equality of access and opportunity within our school and within our wider community.
*Promote positive attitudes to difference and good relationships between people of different backgrounds, genders, cultures, faiths, abilities and ethnic origins.
For full information about our Equality Objectives please see our attached document.
Data Protection PolicyThis document gives information about how the schools within the trust and the trust itself manages, processes and protects data.
Privacy Notice for Pupil DataWe use information that we gather in relation to our pupils for various purposes. Information that we hold in relation to a pupil is known as personal data. This will include data that we obtain from pupils directly and data which we obtain from other people and organisations. We might also need to continue to hold personal data for a period of time after pupils have left the school/trust. Anything that we do with this personal data is known as processing.

The school/trust is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses personal data and to meeting its data protection obligations.

Please see the attached document for full details.
Privacy Notice for Parent/Carer Data
Privacy Notice for Trust Workforce Data

School Governor Information

Names of Governors, terms of office, date of appointments and who appointed themChair of Governors - Mr Kausor Amin-Ali
Head of School: Mrs S Adams
Nova Executive Group - Mrs Alys Finch
Parent Governor - Miss L Collinson
Parent Governor- Ms N Vaughan
Staff Governor - Mrs A Attwood
Structure and responsibilitiesPlease find attached the Governance Scheme of Delegation.
Link Governor for SafeguardingMiss L Collinson
Link Governor for SENDMiss L Collinson
Link Governor for Governor DevelopmentKausor Amin-Ali
Attendance record at meetings over the last academic yearAttendance record for RMI LGB meetings 2022-23
Pecuniary Interests of Governors (Current Academic Year)

Trust Governance Team

Names of Trustees, terms of office, date of appointments and who appointed themMargaret Monckton (Chair)
Adrian Stephenson (Vice Chair)

Lucy Burrow
Tony Glover
Steve Crawford
Stuart Howells
Jason Carter
Sayed Yasmin Hussain
James Ellis
Gavin Brown

Please follow the link to the Nova Education Trust website for further details.
Names of Members of the Academy TrustJonathan Sims
Nicola Morrison
Nichole Munro
Nicolle Ndiweni
Richard Flewitt
Chairs of Sub-CommitteesEducation Committee: Adrian Stephenson
People and Remuneration Committee: Lucy Burrow
Strategic, Finance & Operations Committee: Steve Crawford
Audit Committee: Jason Carter
Chair of Robert Miles Infant School LGB Sub-CommitteeMr K Amin-Ali

The address to contact the Chair of the Local Governing Body is the school address as above.

Trust Governance Documents

Members, Trustees, Accounting Officer and Executives Pecuniary InterestsFurther information is provided on the Nova Education Trust website. Please follow the related link.
Governance structuresThe Nova Education Trust Governance Arrangements are available to download here.
Board Diversity DataOur published report provides diversity data about the board and our local committees.
Trust annual audited accounts and reportPlease follow the link to be taken to the latest Trust annual audited accounts and report.
Memorandum and Articles of AssociationA copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association for Nova Education Trust can be accessed on the Nova Education Trust website. Please follow the related link.
Funding AgreementA copy of the Funding Agreement for Nova Education Trust can be accessed on the Nova Education Trust website. Please follow the related link.
Main School Risk AssessmentFor further information on specific risk assessments please contact the school.
COVID Risk Assessment
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Trading disclosuresNova Education Trust
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A PRI/LBG/NSC/(Exempt) incorporated on 16 May 2011.

Registered office address is Nova Education Trust Office (C19), The Sir Colin Campbell Building, The University Of Nottingham, Triumph Road, Nottingham, England, NG7 2TU. Telephone: 0115 807 7777.

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