CEO: Carl Faulkner Tel: 01642 469529 Email: office@normanby.org.uk

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Freedom of Information

Guide to information available from schools with the Ironstone Academy Trust under the model publication scheme


Information to be published How the information can be obtained Cost; all charges as in table below

Class 1 – Who we are and what we do

(Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts)


This will be current information only



(hard copy and/or website)  
Who’s who in the school Hard Copy In Office and website  
Who’s who on the governing body and the basis of their appointment Hard Copy In Office  
Instrument of Government Hard Copy In Office  
Contact details for the Head teacher and for the governing body (named contacts where possible with telephone number and email address (if used)) Hard Copy In Office and website  
School prospectus This is the School website  
Annual Report Hard Copy In Office  
Staffing structure Hard Copy In Office  
School session times and term dates Hard Copy In Office  

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

(hard copy and/or website)  
Annual budget plan and financial statements Hard Copy In Office  
Capitalised funding Hard Copy In Office  
Additional funding Hard Copy In Office  
Procurement and projects Hard Copy In Office  
Pay policy Hard Copy In Office  
Staffing and grading structure Hard Copy In Office  
Governors’ allowances Hard Copy In Office  

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


(hard copy or website)  

School profile

  • Government supplied performance data
  • The latest Ofsted report
    – Summary
    – Full report
Hard Copy In Office and website  
Performance management policy and procedures adopted by the governing body. Hard Copy In Office  
Schools future plans Hard Copy In Office  
Every Child Matters – policies and procedures Hard Copy In Office  

Class 4 – How we make decisions(Decision making processes and records of decisions) 

Current and previous three years as a minimum


(hard copy or website)  
Admissions policy/decisions (not individual admission decisions) Hard Copy In Office and website  
Agendas of meetings of the governing body and (if held) its sub-committees Hard Copy In Office  
Minutes of meetings (as above) – nb this will exclude information that is properly regarded as private to the meetings. Hard Copy In Office  

Class 5 – Our policies and procedures(Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities) 

Current information only


(hard copy or website)  

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 (Office only)
Hard Copy In Office and website  

Pupil and curriculum policies, including:Curriculum

  • Sex education
  • Special educational needs
  • Accessibility
  • Race equality
  • Collective worship

Pupil discipline

Hard Copy In Office  

Records management and personal data policies, including:

  • Information security policies
  • Records retention destruction and archive policies
  • Data protection (including information sharing policies)
Data Protection Manual on RCBC website  
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. Hard Copy In Office and website  

Class 6 – Lists and RegistersCurrently maintained lists and registers only


(hard copy or website; some information may only be available by inspection)  
Curriculum circulars and statutory instruments DfE information on DfE website  
Disclosure logs N/A  
Asset register Hard Copy In Office  
Any information the school is currently legally required to hold in publicly available registers (THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE THE ATTENDANCE REGISTER) Hard Copy In Office  

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


(hard copy or website; some information may only be available by inspection)  
Extra-curricular activities Hard Copy In Office and website  
Out of school clubs Hard Copy In Office and website  
School publications Hard Copy In Office and website  
Services for which the school is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees Hard Copy In Office  
Leaflets books and newsletters Hard Copy In Office and website  
Additional InformationThis will provide schools with the opportunity to publish information that is not itemised in the lists above    





Contact details: Ironstone Academy Trust, c/o Normanby Primary School, Flatts Lane, Middlesbrough, TS6 0NP | Telephone – 01642 469 529


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


Disbursement cost Photocopying/printing @ 3p per sheet (black & white) Actual cost *
  Photocopying/printing @ 8p per sheet (colour) Actual cost
  Postage Actual cost of Royal Mail standard 2nd class
Statutory Fee   In accordance with the relevant legislation (quote the actual statute)


* the actual cost incurred by the public authority


Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.