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Policy review cycle: guidance and template

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Last updated on 17 March 2017
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How often do school policies have to be reviewed? We relay advice from One Education and two of our associate education experts. We also link to two KeyDocs including a review schedule template, and a suggested example of review frequencies of statutory policies and documents.

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Contents

  1. 1 Schools determine the review frequency of most policies
  2. 2 KeyDoc: policy and document review schedule template
  3. 3 Advice on the review frequency of policies
  4. 4 Example review plan from a local authority

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