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"The Forest of Dean Trust is an equal opportunity organisation and encourages all staff and students to be treated similarly, unhampered by artificial barriers or prejudices or preferences."

There are a number of important trust-wide policies that you should be aware of. We seek to monitor and update these regularly so the latest copies will be made available here as they are approved.

Please use the links below to view our policies.

Statutory Policies

Accessibility Plan 

Additional Needs 

Admissions 23/24 - Dene Magna

Admissions 24/25 - Dene Magna 

Admissions 25/26 - Dene Magna

Attendance — Please see HR Employment Manual — pages 52  (includes sickness, staff leave, and flexible working policy)

Capability Procedure - Please see HR Employment Manual — pages 96

Careers/Baker Clause Statement 

Careers Policy


Code of Conduct (for staff)— Please see HR Employment Manual — page 18

Complaints Procedure - Members of the Public

Complaints Procedure - Parents 

Data Protection Policy (Inc. FOI, Biometric, CCTV & GDPR Compliance)  - Please also see HR Employment Manual — page 112

Equal Opportunities — Please also see HR Employment Manual — page 7

FoDT Finance 

Health and Safety  - including support for pupils with medical conditions

HR Employment Manual 

Information and Records Retention Policy

Premises Management Policy

Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RHSE)

Safeguarding and Child Protection 

Staff Behaviour and Grievance - Please see pages 18 - 42 for Staff Code of Conduct, pages 93 - 95 for Performance Management and pages 106 - 107 for the Grievance Procedure

Student Attendance

Student Behaviour - including Exclusions