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Policies & Freedom of Information

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. 

Charging & Remissions policy

Complaints Policy

Whistleblowing Policy

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 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 :

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 time frame 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.

Several of our policies are awaiting approval by our Academy Council. These will appear here once approval has been received.