All of Ark Charter Academy's policies are available to download below. If you need further information about a policy or would like a paper copy, please contact the school office on 02392-824204 or email:


o Attendance and Punctuality Policy

o Leave of absence form

Behaviour and Ethos

o Behaviour Policy 2021-22

 o Exclusions Policy

o COVID-19 3rd Addendum for Exclusions Policy

o Anti-Bullying Procedure 2020-2022

o Uniform Policy

Careers and Enrichment

o Provider Access Policy (Baker Clause) 2021-22

o Pathways and Enrichment Policy

o Careers Programme 2021-22

Charging and Remission

o Charging and Remission Policy

Collective Worship

o Collective Worship Policy


o Complaints Policy

Equality Statement

o Equality Statement

 Equality Objectives 2019-2023

Exam Information

     o Exams Policy 

      o Exams 2021-22 Candidate and Parent Information Video    

      Exams Contingency Plan

      o  NEA Policy

      o  Internal Appeals Procedures

      o  Information for candidates: Written Examinations

      o  Information for candidates: NEA

      o  Information for candidates: Social Media

      o  Information for candidates: Privacy Notice

      o  JCQ Suspected Malpractice Policies and Procedures 2021-22


o Data Protection & Freedom of Information Policy

o Charter Privacy Notice - Students Year 7- 8

o Charter Privacy Notice - Students Year 9-11

o Charter Privacy Notice - Parents and Carers (own data)

o Charter Photo-Video Consent Forms - Parents and Carers

o Charter Photo-Video Consent Forms - Students Year 9-11

COVID-19 Notice - We are not currently using biometric information in school due to Covid-19 restrictions. This section is provided for information for those who have already given consent.

o Charter Biometric Information and Permission Letter

o DfE Guidance - Protection of Biometric Information


o Homework Policy 2021-22


 PSHE Policy 2021-22

o PSHE Curriculum Overview 2021-22

The government has made Relationships and Sex education compulsory in all state-funded schools. We have followed the government statutory requirements in our policy, as well as making sure that we serve the particular needs of our community.

Parents have the right to withdraw pupils from sex education (but not from Relationships or Health Education). The process for doing this is set out in our policy.

o RSE Policy 2021-22


o  Ark Charter Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 2021-22

o Appendix D Recruitment and appointment policy April 2019 to 2021

o Looked After Children Policy

o Procedure for managing allegations of abuse against staff

SEND and Medical

o Ark Charter Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy

o Ark Charter Accessibility Plan 2021-22

o SEN Information Report 2021-22

o Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions Policy 2021-22

o Information about Portsmouth Local SEND offer can be found here.


o Whistleblowing Policy