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Policy review cycle: template schedule
Use our policy review schedule to keep on top of statutory and recommended review periods.
- Download our policy review schedule
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Download our policy review schedule
Our schedule sets out the statutory policies and documents your school must have, and includes statutory review frequencies where relevant.
Adapt the template:
- Delete policies that don't apply to your school
- Add non-statutory policies your school has
- Add who approves each one
- Fill in last and next review dates
Most of the policies in the schedule are in the Department for Education's (DfE) list of statutory policies for schools, but some are set out in other statutory guidance. You can read more about this in our article about statutory policies and documents.
Our education experts, Fred Birkett and Harry James, helped us with the template.
Fred Birkett is an experienced teacher and education consultant. He has been a governor for 20 years in primary and secondary schools and a chair of governors for half that time.
Harry James is a national leader of governance. He is currently chair of governors of a primary school in London, and is part of the steering group for an academic research project looking at school accountability and stakeholder education.
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