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Contents Parents’ Handbook September 2019 ................ 1

2. Timetabling ................................................................. 12

Introduction ......................................................... 4

3. Homework ................................................................. 12

A. School Routines and Administration ........... 5

4. Learning Support ...................................................... 12

1. The School Day ........................................................... 5

5. Reporting .................................................................... 13

2. The School Year .......................................................... 5

6. Student Planners ....................................................... 13

3. Registration ................................................................... 5

D. Discipline, Sanctions and Rewards ............. 14

4. Contacting the School................................................ 5

1. Rewards ...................................................................... 14

5. Communication ........................................................... 6

2. Sanctions ..................................................................... 14

6. Contact Numbers ....................................................... 6

3. Drugs Policy ............................................................... 15

7. Residence ...................................................................... 6

4. Alcohol Policy ............................................................ 15

8. School Rules ................................................................. 6

E. Other Matters .............................................. 16

9. Property......................................................................... 7

1. Acceptable Use Policy – Pupils ............................. 16

10. Publicity ....................................................................... 7

2. School Coaches ........................................................ 16

11. Information for Separated Parents ....................... 8

3. Severe Weather ........................................................ 16

B. Pastoral Matters ............................................ 9

4. Sixth Form Students and Private Cars ................ 17

1. Pastoral structure........................................................ 9

5. School Trips ............................................................... 17

2. Physical, Emotional and Mental Wellbeing............ 9

6. Activities ..................................................................... 17

3. Meals ............................................................................ 10

7. Parents’ and Friends’ Association ......................... 18

4. Assemblies.................................................................. 10

8. RGS Foundation ........................................................ 18

5. Bullying ........................................................................ 10

F. Standard Terms and Conditions ................. 19

6. Support Service......................................................... 10

G. Appendices ................................................... 26

7. Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education & Citizenship ........................................................... 11

1. Rules for Members of the School ........................ 26

8. Safeguarding and Child Protection ....................... 11 9. Smoking or Vaping on School Premises ............. 11 C. Academic Matters ....................................... 12 1. Curriculum ................................................................. 12

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2. Acceptable Use Policy – Pupils ............................. 29 3. School Uniform ......................................................... 30 4. Code of Behaviour in Sport ................................... 31 5. Complaints Procedure ............................................ 31 6. Policies......................................................................... 33

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