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Heatherwood School is a school within Nexus Multi Academy Trust. The Trust has a number of overarching policies which can be seen below by clicking on the category headings and can be found by Clicking here. 


Newly updated policies are written and awaiting approval from governors.

Accessibility Plan  

Admissions Policy

Anti-Bullying Policy

Attendance Policy

Behaviour & Rewards Policy

Business Continuity Plan 

Careers Education and Guidance Policy

Charging & Remissions policy

Complaints Policy

Curriculum Policy

E Safety Policy

Educational Visits Policy

Exams Policy

EYFS Policy

First Aid Policy

Health & Safety Policy

Home School Agreement

Intimate Care Policy

Online-Safety Policy

Premises Management Policy

Reading Guidance

Remote Learning Policy

SEND Annual Statement

Safeguarding Policy 

School Security Policy

Sex &Relationships Education Policy

Sun Protection Policy

School Visitor and Guest Speaker Policy

Supporting Students with Medical Needs Policy

Whistleblowing Policy

Zero Tolerance Statement

A copy of the Trust’s Single Equalities Policy, including our Equality Objectives 2023-27, can be downloaded by clicking on the link here Equalities Policy

Should you wish to request a paper copy of any of the public documents please contact the school office either by phone, in person or via the contact page. This will be provided free of charge. 

Freedom Of Information Request (FOI)

To initiate a request please email us at : heatherwood@nexusmat.org

and clearly mark it Freedom of Information Request.

for more information please view our Governance & FOI Policy

Please note : Freedom of Information (FOI) requests follow the statutory timeframe of 20 working days. Where a Public Interest Test (PIT) is applicable, the requestor will be notified and an additional 20 days may be added at the discretion of the Trust.

Subject Access Request (SAR)

You can make a Subject Access Request to find out what data is held and how it is used. You may make a Subject Access Request before exercising your other information rights, verbally or in writing. If you make your request verbally, we recommend you follow it up in writing to provide a clear trail of correspondence. It will also provide clear evidence of your actions.




Designated Safeguarding Lead: Daryl Bennett DSL Contact 07795 193227
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads: Cass Heyes DDSL Contact - 07512 311754 & Rachel Wilson - DDSL Contact 01302 322044

Nexus Multi Academy Trust