RISE Education Policies subscribe to the National Government Policy. Our Policies have been inspected and approved by Ofsted, Quality Assurance Monitoring Team from Local Authorities and Health & Safety Auditors. We have the following policies in place:
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The Inspector made the following observations:
“Students’ personal development is promoted well and, as a result, they appreciate that people’s beliefs and cultures differ. They are well prepared for life in modern Britain
“Students are well motivated and go on to education or training when they leave”
“The school places a high priority on promoting fairness, tolerance and mutual respect so that all students have an equal opportunity to learn and improve. Discrimination of any kind is not tolerated. Personal development and citizenship sessions help students to overcome their feelings of frustration and failure. These, together with a range of interesting activities, help students to gain an understanding of democracy, the rule of law and an appreciation of British vales. In this way, they are well prepared for life in modern Britain”
The courses in this block are compulsory and are taken by all students
The school will place students onto the course in the block that best suits their ability and learning style.
- GCSE Language
- Functional Skills
- GCSE Higher / Foundation
- Functional Skills
- Functional Skills
Not available to EAL students
- GCSE Core
- GCSE Biology
- GCSE Chemistry
- GCSE Physics
Dependent upon pathway recommendation, students will have the ability to choose up to 4 options from the following:
- GCSE English Literature
- GCSE Religious Education
- GCSE Citizenship
- GCSE Business Studies
- Business Studies
Pupils will be given homework on a daily basis which they are required to complete. Pupils sign a homework agreement as part of the enrolment progress.
Pupils who fail to hand in homework without a written excuse from their parent will be sanctioned and may be required to stay behind after school or during break times to complete work.
Sport and physical exercise opportunities are arranged offsite at the Sport Village, Sutton. Students are required to wear the following kits:
- T- shirt – purchase at the school
- Jogging trousers – purchase at the school
Details of costs will be sent to parents at the beginning of academic year or at enrolment, if student starts after the start of the academic year.
Educational and fun outings are arranged throughout the year and parents will receive information on any trips planned accordingly.
All outings are risk assessed and safeguarding measure taken to ensure the safety of pupils at all times.
The school fund is a yearly payment of £20, you are required to make this payment at the start of the term. The fund covers the maintenance of the mini bus, enriches the quality of school life e.g. subsidy of some trips, clubs and entertainments.
Mobile phones must be handed in on arrival to a member of staff who will keep the phone in a secure place. The phone will be handed back to the pupil at the end of the school day.
Any pupil who refuses to hand over their phone will not be allowed into the classrooms and parent/guardian will be informed. If a student is found with a phone in classroom, the following sanction will be applied.
- Immediate removal from lessons
- Parent informed about our mobile phone policy.
- Detention after school
- Send home after parent/carer is informed.
Parents must ensure their child come to school adequately prepared for lessons. All students should have a pencil case containing:
- square set
Lunch / Catering
Pupil can order from a specified lunch menu at the start of each day. Money for lunch should be no more than £3.00 per day.
Pupils in receipt of free school meal will be catered for by the school. Where pupils are not entitled to school meals, parents have the option of leaving money with the School on a weekly or monthly basis to cover the cost of their child’s lunch.
The school (Mitcham site) also has a tuck shop that operates at break and lunch time, where pupils can purchase drinks and snacks.
Lockers can be provided for a fee of £10, which will be refunded at the end of the academic year provided locker is undamaged, in good working order and not defaced. Student must provide on padlock with 2 keys.