Vicariate for Education


Statutory policies for schools and academy trusts

This DfE guidance includes a list of all policies that local-authority-maintained schools and academies are required to have in place. See link below for full list.

Guidance for schools on setting up or reviewing complaints procedures

How local authority-maintained schools and maintained nurseries can set up or review their complaints procedures.

Diocesan Academy Policy

Underpinning this Diocesan Academy Policy, is the desire and need to ensure the promotion, preservation, protection and future development of Catholic education within the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle so that it is fit for the mission of the Church.

Hexham and Newcastle Diocesan Model Scheme of Delegation (January 2020)

View this policy which includes revised Memorandum of Understanding.

Hexham and Newcastle Diocesan Protocols (CES) (January 2020)

CES model Diocesan protocols for maintained schools and academies within the trusteeship of the Diocese for a committed working relationship between the Diocese and the Schools.

Frequently Asked Questions About Academies (January 2020)

Frequently asked questions about academies.