This page provides information and/or links to information which we are required to publish by law. If you require a paper version of any of this any other information on this website please do not hesitate to contact us. This service is provided free of charge.
|School Name||Robert Miles Infant School|
|Postal address||School Lane|
|Telephone No.||01949 837422|
|Enquiries contact name||Mrs L Williams / Mrs C Wright / Mrs A Poyser|
|Name of Head Teacher / Principal||Mrs S Adams|
|Name of Executive Head Teacher||Mrs A Finch|
|Name of the Chair of the Local Governing Body||Mr K Amin-Ali|
The address to contact the Chair of the Local Governing Body is the school address as above.
|Name of SENDCo||Mrs 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 23-24|
|Suspensions and Exclusions Policy|
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 curriculum||Our 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 content||Click 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. Click on the arrow, on the right, to download an overview of the whole school threads and subject concepts.
|Name of Phonics scheme||Read, Write, Inc|
|Name of reading scheme||Across 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 Lead||Mrs K Ryan|
English Lead - Miss Justice
Maths Lead - Mrs Farnsworth. Maternity cover: Mrs Ryan (EYFS) & Miss Justice (KS1)
Science Lead - Mrs Jacques
Music/Art Lead - Mrs Attwood
DT Lead - Mrs Buckle
History/Geography Lead - Mrs Marshall
Computing Lead - Mrs Ryan
PE Lead - Mrs Jacques.
RE/PSHE Lead - Miss Holt
Values and Ethos
|Statement of Values and Ethos||Every 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
|Safeguarding/Child protection||Robert 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 policy||The 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 policy||The 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 Policy||Robert 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 policy||Robert 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 policy||This policy is contained within the Complaints policy.|
|Complaints received||Complaints received in the preceding year: 0|
|SEND Policy||At 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 Scheme||The Trust Freedom of Information Publication Scheme available to download here.|
|Charging and Remissions Policy||We 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 Policy||The Trust Whistleblowing Policy is available to download here.|
|Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Policy|
|Online Safety Procedure|
|Details of how the pupil premium was spent in the previous academic year|
|The impact of the previous year's expenditure||• Due to school closure in March 2020 children had considerable disruption to their schooling. Engagement was sporadic. Activities were posted online, including phonics lessons. Children were contacted by telephone to encourage engagement. For children who could not access online work paper packs were delivered. However we could not enforce engagement with the work.|
• In June 2020 we welcomed back our Yr 1 children. Out of the PP children in this year group 2/10 did not return and the other 8/10 attended between 17-42% of the available sessions.
• The Yr2 results were a best fit on what they had achieved this year in the period Sept-March.
|Amount of pupil premium allocation for the current year||For the Academic year, 2021-22 Robert Miles Infant School estimates to be in receipt of £30,935|
|PE and Sports Premium Funding Allocation||For the academic year, 2022-23 Robert Miles Infant School has £16,960 in funding.|
|How we are spending the funding||The 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
|The impact on pupils||See attachment|
Special Education Needs (SEND) Report
|SEND report for the current academic year||At 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 Procedure||The 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 Objectives||Robert 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 Policy||This document gives information about how the schools within the trust and the trust itself manages, processes and protects data.|
|Privacy Notice for Pupil Data||We 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 them||Chair 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 responsibilities||Please find attached the Governance Scheme of Delegation.|
|Link Governor for Safeguarding||Miss L Collinson|
|Link Governor for SEND||Miss L Collinson|
|Link Governor for Governor Development||Kausor Amin-Ali|
|Attendance record at meetings over the last academic year||Attendance 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 them||Margaret Monckton (Chair)|
Adrian Stephenson (Vice Chair)
Sayed Yasmin Hussain
Please follow the link to the Nova Education Trust website for further details.
|Names of Members of the Academy Trust||Jonathan Sims|
|Chairs of Sub-Committees||Education Committee: Adrian Stephenson|
Remuneration Committee: Lucy Burrow
Strategic, Finance & Operations Committee: Karen Riley
Audit Committee: Steve Crawford
|Chair of Robert Miles Infant School LGB Sub-Committee||Mr 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 Interests||Further information is provided on the Nova Education Trust website. Please follow the related link.|
|Governance structures||The Nova Education Trust Governance Arrangements are available to download here.|
|Board Diversity Data||Our published report provides diversity data about the board and our local committees.|
|Trust annual audited accounts and report||Please follow the link to be taken to the latest Trust annual audited accounts and report.|
|Memorandum and Articles of Association||A 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 Agreement||A copy of the Funding Agreement for Nova Education Trust can be accessed on the Nova Education Trust website. Please follow the related link.|
|Terms and conditions of website use||The use of this website is subject to the Terms and Conditions outlined below. By accessing and browsing this website the user automatically accepts these Terms and Conditions. We reserve the right to change and amend these Terms and Conditions without notification.|
The content of this school website is provided as an information service to users only. The content is relevant to the individual school and does not necessarily relate to other schools within the Trust.
The school has endeavoured to provide correct and relevant information but there may be factual inaccuracies, typographical mistakes or technical errors. If a user identifies any factual inaccuracies, typographical mistakes or technical errors please feel free to contact the school in the first instance.
No liability for factual inaccuracies, typographical mistakes or technical errors on this site are accepted by the Trust or school within law. The Trust and school fully reserve the right to make changes, amendments and corrections at any time, without notice.
Any material (text, images, graphics, UIs, system processes) contained within this website may not be downloaded, reproduced or replicated in any way without the express permission of the Nova Education Trust.
The school and Trust does not take responsibility for the content of hyper-links provided on this website in good faith. The Trust and School does not endorse or validate the content, views or opinions (implicit or explicit) stated in sites hyper-linked, mentioned or referenced on this website. If a user has any concerns regarding the content of sites hyper-linked, mentioned or referenced on this website please contact the school in the first instance.
This website, its content and associated Trust and school branding is copyright of the Nova Education Trust 2017.
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use our school website. Google Analytics stores information about:
• how you got to the site
• what you click on while you’re visiting the site
• how long you spend on the site
• how long you spend on each link page you click through to
• what you click on once at the page you’ve clicked through to
We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.
Privacy and keeping your data secure
We also hold and store personal information if a website user submits information on any of our contact, enquiry or application forms. The content submitted on the form is stored on our servers and we won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.
Disclosing your information
If you have any further questions about our Cookie, Web Analysis or Privacy processes please contact your school office in the first instance.
|Trading disclosures||Nova Education Trust|
Company Number 07635510
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.
- His Majesty King Charles III Coronation
6th May 2023 (Whole School - 05/05/2023)
- Eid Mubarak!
Happy Eid al-Fitr 2023 (Whole School - 21/04/2023)
- Ramadan Mubarak!
We extend our warmest wishes to all of our pupils, parents, colleagues and our communities. (Whole School - 23/03/2023)
- We are raising money!
Our trust is raising money this winter to help families in our school communities (Whole School - 05/12/2022)
- Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
We express our deepest sympathies for the passing of Her Majesty (Whole School - 08/09/2022)