As a result of our move to CMAT on 1st October 2020, we are currently updating many of our local school policies.

The Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust through the Trust Board and its Policy and Scrutiny Committees and the Executive Committee (Principals’ Committee) establishes many trust-wide policies relating to safeguarding, student welfare, teaching and learning, personnel and finance. These can be found on the CMAT website here.

Stratton Upper School was part of Stratton Education Trust until 30 September.  For information about Stratton Education Trust, please contact is SET@stratton.beds.sch.uk .

SMSC Policy

The DfE has recently reinforced non-statutory advice around obligations schools have under section 78 of the Education Act (2002) which requires schools, as part of a broad & balanced curriculum, to promote the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental & physical development of pupils at the school & of society. This guidance also relates to the requirement to actively promote fundamental British values in schools. By meeting requirements for collective worship, establishing a strong school ethos supported by effective relationships throughout the school & providing relevant activities beyond the classroom, we ensure students’ SMSC development & actively promote an understanding of British Values. At Stratton all staff are expected to model approaches that build these values with students. At Stratton Upper School we promote Spiritual , Moral, Social & Cultural education & values in a number of ways including: