Nexus Multi Academy Policies and Procedures

All Nexus Multi Academy Trust policies and procedures are divided into 9 categories

  • Safeguarding, Wellbeing, Health & Safety
  • Leadership & Governance
  • Complaints & Whistleblowing
  • Equalities
  • Teaching & Learning
  • School Based
  • Information Governance & Security
  • Finance
  • Pay, Human Resources & Conduct

An A-Z list of all Trust Policies, Documents & Procedures can be accessed here A-Z List of Nexus Policies & Documents

Should you wish to request a paper copy of any of the public documents please contact our head office either, in person or via the contact page via the Freedom of Information (FOI) address or contact form. This will be provided free of charge.

Please note: FOI requests follow the statutory time frame of 20 working days. Where a Public Interest Test (PIT) is applicable, the requestor will be notified and an additional 20 days may be added at the discretion of the Trust.


Safeguarding, Wellbeing and Health & Safety

Behaviour Policy

DfE Children Missing Education Sept 16

DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education Sept 16

DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education Sept 18

DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education Part 1 Sept 18

DfE The Prevent Duty June 2015

DfE Use of reasonable force advice July 2013

DfE What to do if you re worried a child is being abused March 2015

DfE Working Together to Safeguard Children July 2018

Exclusion Policy

Health & Safety Policy

Pupil Attendance Policy

Responding to Allegations Against Employees Policy

Responding to an Influenza Pandemic Policy

Responding to Bereavement Policy

Safeguarding Policy

Uncollected Children Policy


Leadership & Governance

Academy of Concern and Sponsored Academy Intervention Policy

DfE Governance Handbook January 2017

DfE School Inspection Handbook Section 5 Dec 2017

DfE School Inspection Handbook Section 8 Dec 2017

LGB Financial & Decision Appeal

Nexus MAT Articles of Association

Nexus Glossary of Terms

Nexus Governance Guide 2017

Nexus Governance Handbook

Nexus Governance Welcome Pack

Nexus Scheme of Delegation

Nexus Trust Prospectus 2017- 2018

Protocol for responding to a concern about a Member, Director or Governor


Complaints & Whistleblowing

Complaints Policy

Confidential Reporting & Whistleblowing Policy

Dignity at Work Policy

Grievance Policy

Undertaking Workplace Investigations Guidance Procedure



Cultural and Religious Observance Policy

Recruitment & Selection Policy

Single Equalities Policy


Teaching & Learning

Careers Education Policy


School Based

Abbey School Admissions Policy (110)

Hilltop School Admissions Policy (102)

Kelford School Admissions Policy (100)

Pennine View School Admissions Policy (120)


Information Governance & Security

Acceptable User Agreement

CCTV Policy

Confidentiality Sharing Information Policy

Data Protection & GDPR Policy Statement

DfE Information sharing advice safeguarding practitioners

Electronic Communications Policy

ICT Disposal Procedure Guidance

Information Governance & FOI Policy

Information Security Incident Reporting Policy

Information Security Policy

Records Management Policy

Screen, Assess Plan Procedure Guidance



Anti-Fraud Corruption & Bribery Policy

Apprenticeship Levy Policy

Charges & Remissions

Competitive Tendering & Procurement Policy

Debt Recovery Policy

Delegated Financial Powers Policy

ESFA Academies Financial Handbook 2017

ESFA Academies Financial Handbook 2018

Expenses Policy

Register of people with significant control

Reserves Policy

Risk Management Policy


Pay, Human Resources and Conduct

Alcohol & Substance Misuse Policy

Annual Leave Policy

Appraisal and Capability Policy

Bereavement Leave

Career break

DfE School teachers pay and conditions document 2017

Disability Leave

Disciplinary Policy

Dress Code Policy

Employee Code of Conduct

Flexible Retirement Policy

Parental Leave Policy

Pay Policy

Pay Protection Policy

Redundancy & Organisational Change Policy

Shared Parental Leave (inc Maternity & Adoption) Policy

Sickness Absence Policy

Smoking Policy

Special Leave (paid & unpaid)

Workforce Learning Development Policy