School effectiveness

Statutory policies and other documents

The list of statutory policies that governing boards are legally required to hold and statutory guidance documents for schools can be found on the following links:

Statutory policies (GOV.UK)
Statutory guidance (GOV.UK)

Ealing has also published a list of all policies and other documents, including web documents that schools must have.

This is available in the governor toolkit.
Please note: An EGfL user account is required to view the governor toolkit, if you do not have an account, please email EGfL webteam at with your name, job title and email address.

What maintained schools must publish online

From September 2012 Regulations no longer require schools to publish a prospectus or have a curriculum policy.

Instead every maintained school must publish specific information on its website to comply with The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

Select the links below to view what school must publish on line:

What maintained schools must publish on line (
FAQs about changes to school information regulations (DfE / National Archives)

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Last updated: 10 Oct 2017