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Outstanding Provider High School

Complaints Policy

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Complaints Policy

Mission

At Bishop Heber High School, we provide a safe and inclusive learning environment where everyone is valued and encouraged to reach their full potential.

Rationale

Under Section 29 of the Education Act 2002, Governing Bodies of all maintained schools in England have been required to have in place a procedure to deal with complaints relating to the school. The law also requires the procedure to be publicised.

There is a difference between a concern and a complaint; taking informal concerns seriously at the earliest stage will reduce the number that develop into formal complaints. The formal procedures will need to be invoked only when initial attempts to resolve the issue are unsuccessful and the person raising the concern remains dissatisfied and wishes to take the matter further.