Palterton Primary School


We aim to be environmentally friendly by publishing policies electronically. You are free to download any of the policies on this page.

If you require a printed copy of any of our policies you are entitled to request one. You should contact Mrs Whittaker, either on the number below, using the contact form on this site, or by calling in to school in person.

Anti bullying

Anti-Bullying Policy

We have a zero tolerance to bullying at Palterton Primary School, and we investigate all allegations of bullying. This policy defines what behaviours constitute bullying, and what happens when bullying occurs. Child friendly version

Attendance and Absence Policy Sept 2021.pdf

Attendance and Absence Policy

Palterton Primary School believes that good attendance is essential if pupils are to take full
advantage of school and gain the appropriate skills which will equip them for life. We aim to achieve good attendance by operating an attendance policy within which staff, pupils, parents, local community and the Education Social Work Service can work in partnership.  The school will monitor attendance and ensure quick and early intervention if a problem is identified.

Authorised Leave of Absence Policy to Parents Sept 2021.pdf

Authorised Leave of Absence Policy

Palterton Primary School promotes the view that regular attendance is important to ensure the best possible learning outcomes for all of our children.


Behaviour Policy

Maintaining positive relationships and learning behaviours underpin high standards at Palterton Primary School. Our policy outlines our expectations for behaviour in our school, and how we encourage positive behaviour. It also defines the ways in which we deal with any behaviour which doesn't match our high expectations.


Charges and Remissions Policy.pdf


Charging and Remissions Policy

Our policy sets out the things that families may be asked to pay for.

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy.pdf

Child Protection Policy

This most important job we have to do in school is keeping children safe. Our policy sets out our procedures for monitoring the children in our care as well as the expectations for staff at school.

Dinner money

Dinner Money Policy .pdf

Dinner Money Policy

Our policy sets out how the school manages payments for dinners.


Positive Behaviour Support (including Physical Intervention) Policy

In the very rare circumstance that physical intervention is required to prevent pupils from coming to harm authorised staff will follow this policy. Where there is a known risk of physical intervention being required, training and support is provided by Derbyshire County Council (DCC). This policy is adopted from DCC and has been adapted to be specific to our school.

SEND 2022

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Policy

Our policy sets out the ways in which we support children and families with special educational needs and disabilities. It outlines what you should do if you have any concerns about your child's needs, or if your child has a disability and needs support.

(More information about our SEND offer, and the local Derbyshire offer are on the SEND page.)

Health & Safety

Health & Safety Policy

Our policy outlines the ways we fulfill our statutory duties to keep our families and staff safe.

pps-complaints-procedure-pocket-guide (2).pdf

Complaints Guide

This guide supports the school's approach to dealing with times when school and families need to deal with an issue.

Accessibility and Disability Equality Act 2012.pdf

Accessibility and Disability Equality Plan

 At Palterton Primary School, we believe that diversity is a strength, which should be
respected and celebrated by all those who learn, teach and visit here.

Back Lane, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S44 6UN