From September 2012 there was a requirement for all schools to publish certain key information online. This information has recently been updated and you should check to ensure that your school website is compliant.
 Your website should include the following:-

School contact details

 

Your school’s name

 

Your school’s postal address

 

Your school’s telephone number

 

The name of the member of staff who deals with queries from parents and other members of the public

 

Admissions arrangements. You must do one of the following: -

 

1. Publish your school’s admission arrangements, explaining how you will consider applications for every age group, including:

 

•    Arrangements you have in place for selecting the pupils who apply

 

•    Your oversubscription criteria (how you offer places if there are more applicants than places)

 

•    An explanation of the process parents need to follow if they want to apply for their child to attend your school

 

2. Publish details of how parents can find out about your school’s admission arrangements through your local authority

 

Ofsted reports. You must do one of the following: -

 

1. Publish a copy of your school’s most recent Ofsted report

 

2. Publish a link to the webpage where users can find your school’s most recent Ofsted report

 

Key stage 2 (KS2) results. You must publish the following details from your school’s most recent KS2 results: -

 

Percentage of pupils who achieved level 4 or above in reading, writing and maths

 

Percentage of pupils who have improved by 2 or more levels in reading, writing and maths between KS1 and KS2

 

Percentage of pupils who achieved level 5 or above in reading, writing and maths

 

Key stage 4 (KS4) results. You must publish the following details from your school’s most recent KS4 results: -

 

Percentage of pupils who achieved a C or above in GCSEs (or equivalent) in 5 or more subjects, including English and maths

 

Percentage of pupils who achieved the English Baccalaureate

 

Percentage of pupils who have achieved at least the minimum expected levels of progress in English and maths between KS2 and KS4

 

Performance tables.

 

You must include a link to the DfE school performance tables website

 

Curriculum. You must publish the following information about your school’s curriculum: -

 

The content of the curriculum your school follows in each academic year for every subject

 

The names of any phonics or reading schemes you are using in KS1

 

A list of the courses available to pupils at KS4, including GCSEs

 

How parents or other members of the public can find out more about the curriculum your school offers

 

Behaviour policy

 

You should publish details of your school’s behaviour policy, ensuring that this must complies with section 89 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006.

 

Pupil premium

 

You must publish details of how your school spends its pupil premium funding and the effect this has had on the attainment of the pupils who attract the funding.

 

Note: - The funding is allocated for each financial year, but the information you publish online should refer to the academic year, as this is how parents and the general public understand the school year. As allocations will not be known for the latter part of the academic year (April to July), you should report on the funding up to the end of the financial year and update it when you have all the figures.

 

Your pupil premium allocation for the current academic year

 

Details of how you intend to spend your allocation

 

Details of how you spent your previous academic year’s allocation

 

How it made a difference to the attainment of disadvantaged pupils

 

Year 7 literacy and numeracy catch-up premium

 

If your school receives Year 7 literacy and numeracy catch up premium funding, you must publish details of how your school spends this funding and the effect this has had on the attainment of the pupils who attract it.

 

Your year 7 literacy and numeracy catch-up allocation for the current academic year

 

Details of how you intend to spend your allocation

 

Details of how you spent your previous academic year’s allocation

 

How it made a difference to the attainment of the pupils who attract the funding

 

Year 7 literacy and numeracy catch-up premium

 

If your school receives Year 7 literacy and numeracy catch up premium funding, you must publish details of how your school spends this funding and the effect this has had on the attainment of the pupils who attract it.

 

Your year 7 literacy and numeracy catch-up allocation for the current academic year

 

Details of how you intend to spend your allocation

 

Details of how you spent your previous academic year’s allocation

 

How it made a difference to the attainment of the pupils who attract the funding

 

Sports premium funding

 

Your PE and sport premium allocation for the current academic year

 

Details of how you intend to spend your allocation

 

Details of how you spent your previous academic year’s allocation

 

How it made a difference to the PE and sport participation and attainment of the pupils who attract the funding

 

Special educational needs (SEN) report. The governing body must publish a report on the school’s policy for pupils with SEN

 

The report must comply with:

 

·     http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2014/6/section/69Section 69 (2) of the Children and Families Act 2014

 

·     Regulation 51 and schedule 1 of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014

 

The report must include details of:

 

·     Your school’s admission arrangements for pupils with SEN or disabilities

 

·     The steps you have taken to prevent pupils with SEN from being treated less favourably than other pupils

 

·     Access facilities for pupils with SEN

 

·     The accessibility plan your governing body has written in compliance with paragraph 3 of schedule 10 to the Equality Act        

      2010

 

Charging and remissions policies

 

The policies must include details of the activities or cases for which your school will charge pupils’ parents

 

Circumstances where your school will make an exception on a payment you would normally expect to receive under your charging policy

 

Values and ethos

 

A copy of your values and ethos statement

 

Request for Copies

 

If a parent requests a paper copy of the information on your school’s website, you must provide this free of charge

 

 

If you are an academy or free school, you need to check your funding agreement to find out what you should publish on your website.

Any schools who have an existing Joomla website can have the blank articles added for them to populate as part of the service. If you would like help with this or are interested in signing up for a website from ICT services please contact us.

More information about the requirements can be found on the DFE website

 

What maintained schools must publish online

 

Every maintained school must publish specific information on its website to comply with The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. https://www.gov.uk/what-maintained-schools-must-publish-online