Freedom Of Information

Guide to information available from Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School under the Buckinghamshire model publication scheme.
Information to be published How the information can be obtained Cost
Class 1 - Who we are and what we do
(Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts)
This will be current information only
Who’s who in the school School Virtual Learning Environment or Hard Copy VLE free to registered users
Associated costs for Hard Copy
Who’s who on the governing body and the basis of their appointment School Virtual Learning Environment or Hard Copy
Instrument of Government School Virtual Learning Environment or Hard Copy
Contact details for the Head teacher and for the governing body (named contacts where possible with telephone number and email address (if used)) School Website - www.swbgs.com Free
School Prospectus School Website - www.swbgs.com Free
Annual Report School Virtual Learning Environment or Hard Copy VLE free to registered users
Associated costs for hard-copy
Staffing Structure School Virtual Learning Environment or Hard Copy
School session times and term dates School Website - www.swbgs.com Free
Class 2 – What we spend and how we spend it
(Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit)
Current and previous financial year as a minimum
Annual budget plan and financial statements School Virtual Learning Environment or Hard Copy VLE free to registered users
Associated costs for hard-copy
Capitalised funding School Virtual Learning Environment or Hard Copy
Additional funding School Virtual Learning Environment or Hard Copy
Procurement and projects School Virtual Learning Environment or Hard Copy
Pay policy School Virtual Learning Environment or Hard Copy
Staffing and grading structure School Virtual Learning Environment or Hard Copy
Governors’ allowances Financial Procedures
School Virtual Learning Environment or Hard -Copy
Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing
(Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews)
Current information as a minimum
School profile
  • Government supplied performance data
  • The latest Ofsted report
    • Summary
    • Full report
http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/
Inspection Reports
Secondary Schools
Free
Performance management policy and procedures adopted by the governing body. School Virtual Learning Environment VLE free to registered users
School's future plans School Virtual Learning Environment
Every Child Matters – policies and procedures School Virtual Learning Environment
Class 4 – How we make decisions
(Decision making processes and records of decisions)
Current and previous three years as a minimum
Admissions policy/decisions (not individual admission decisions) http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/bcc/schools/admissions/admission.page
Agendas of meetings of the governing body and (if held) its sub-committees School Virtual Learning Environment VLE free to registered users
Minutes of meetings (as above) – NB. this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meetings. School Virtual Learning Environment
Class 5 – Our policies and procedures
(Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities)
Current information only
School policies including:
  • Charging and remissions policy
  • Health and Safety
  • Complaints procedure
  • Staff conduct policy
  • Discipline and grievance policies
  • Staffing structure implementation plan
  • Information request handling policy
  • Equality and diversity (including equal opportunities) policies
  • Staff recruitment policies
School Virtual Learning Environment VLE free to registered users
Pupil and curriculum policies, including:
  • Home-school agreement
  • Curriculum
  • Sex education
  • Special educational needs
  • Accessibility
  • Race equality
  • Collective worship
  • Careers education
  • Pupil discipline
School Virtual Learning Environment VLE free to registered users
Records management and personal data policies, including:
  • Information security policies
  • Records retention destruction and archive policies
  • Data protection (including information sharing policies)
School Virtual Learning Environment VLE free to registered users
Charging regimes and policies.
This should include details of any statutory charging regimes. Charging policies should include charges made for information routinely published. They should clearly state what costs are to be recovered, the basis on which they are made and how they are calculated.
School Virtual Learning Environment VLE free to registered users
Class 6 – Lists and Registers
Currently maintained lists and registers only
Curriculum circulars and statutory instruments School Virtual Learning Environment VLE free to registered users
Disclosure logs School Virtual Learning Environment
Asset register Hard Copy Associated costs
Any information the school is currently legally required to hold in publicly available registers (THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE THE ATTENDANCE REGISTER) School Virtual Learning Environment VLE free to registered users
Class 7 – The services we offer
(Information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters produced for the public and businesses)
Current information only
Extra-curricular activities School Virtual Learning Environment VLE free to registered users
Out of school clubs School Virtual Learning Environment
School publications School Virtual Learning Environment
Services for which the school is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees School Virtual Learning Environment
Leaflets books and newsletters School Virtual Learning Environment
Recent mailings to home School Virtual Learning Environment and school's website - VLE free to registered users. Website is free.
Additional Information
This will provide schools with the opportunity to publish information that is not itemised in the lists above

Contact details:

Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School
West Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 2BR
01628 816 500
enquiries@swbgs.com

Schedule Of Charges

This describes how the charges have been arrived at and should be published as part of the guide.

TYPE OF CHARGE DESCRIPTION BASIS OF CHARGE
Disbursement cost Photocopying/printing @ 10p per sheet (black & white) Actual cost*
Photocopying/printing @ 20p per sheet (colour) Actual cost*
Postage Actual cost* of Royal Mail standard 2nd class
Other VLE access for parents and carers. £10 per year
(licence fee and administration)

* the actual cost incurred by the public authority