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School Policies

It is our intention to continue to develop the policies of the school. These policy statements, which are agreed by the school Governing Body, are also available from the school office. View our policies below and aside and click the buttons beneath to view a PDF of the policy in full.

Admissions Policy

Demand for places at Gainsborough Nursery School is high. Parents who are interested in their children attending Gainsborough Nursery School should apply for a place by no later than 28th February for children starting the following September.

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Charging and Remissions Policy

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that there is clarity over those items which the school will provide free of charge and for those items where there may be a charge. Under the Education Act 1996, Section 451, we are unable to charge for educational services during school hours.

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Accessibility Plan

At Gainsborough Nursery School we are committed to providing a fully accessible environment which values and includes all pupils, staff, parents and visitors regardless of their education, physical, sensory, social, spiritual, emotional and cultural needs.

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Website Cookie Policy

To make this website simpler, small data files are placed on your computer. These are known as cookies. Most big websites do this too. Cookies on our website measure how you use the site so we can make sure it meets your needs. A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

We collect information about your computer and about your use of this website, including your geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views. We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. We will never use this statistical tool (or allow any third party) to track or to collect any personally identifiable information. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we, nor Google will link or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifiable information from any source.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking tools, internet options, privacy and selecting block all cookies using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will however have a negative impact on the usability of this website.

Behaviour Policy

It is our intention that every member of our Nursery School community feels valued and respected and that each person is treated fairly, equally and considerately. We are a caring community, whose ethos is built on mutual trust and respect for every individual.

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SEN Policy

We believe that all children have a right to a broad and balanced Early Year’s Curriculum. Gainsborough Nursery School welcomes all children whatever their individual needs and believes in providing an inclusive setting.

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Equality Information

Our schools vision clearly reflects our commitment to fully including, respecting and supporting all members of our school community, whatever their cultural background, belief, gender, race, need or disability. We aim to challenge and eliminate any inequalities which may arise.

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