School Prospectuses & Other Policy Documents
Changes from 1st September 2012
The Department for Education's New Regulations
and How it Affects Your School
1st September 2012, The Department for Education has removed the
requirement for schools in England to produce a printed prospectus,
freeing them from unnecessary bureaucracy and expenditure.
part of the regulation change, the Department has introduced a
requirement for schools to publish key information online, ensuring
there is consistent information available for parents to access on the
web In short, this new regulation means schools need to be hosting their
prospectuses and their key policies online, with this content being
The information that must be published includes:
Pupil Premium allocation, plans, expenditure and results
Curriculum, GCSE options at KS4 and phonic and reading schemes (primary)
Links to Ofsted reports and DfE School Performance Tables
Admission arrangements, numbers and the process for applications
Policies on behaviour, and SEN and disability provision
Read full details of the regulations
How Go Education can help your school comply
By moving away from a paper prospectus, the government has removed
the burden of expenditure that this exercise entails. However, the DfE
has stipulated 2 key requirements instead.
- ensure that the minimum required information is available online at all times
- ensure that this information is kept up to date at all times
Go Education's e-document service
is a complete 'low cost' solution designed to help schools comply
with these requirements and give you total 'peace of mind'.
To help you get started, we are offering a FREE 90 day Trial of our service.
For full details of our compliance solutions as well as our no-obligation 90 day trial,
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More detailed information
Official Regulations Document