Additional Learning Needs Policy

The legal framework of the 1993, 2000 and 2002 Education Acts, the 2004 Disability Discrimination Act and the 2010 Equality Act place important responsibilities on the school for making provision for any pupil with Additional Learning Needs.

Advice on Cakes/Biscuits Made for Sale

If you are making cakes and/or biscuits at home for sale at a school, work or coffee mornings in order to raise funds for charity please observe the following guidelines

Anti Bullying Policy

To download a copy of the school’s anti-bullying policy, please click here  (.pdf).


Attendance Policy

Pupil attendance policy. For Sixth Form see Sixth Form Attendance Policy.

Behaviour & Discipline Policy

This policy reflects the process of consultation and discussion on this issue undertaken during the Autumn term 2013.


As part of the Council’s commitment to achieving BREEAM Excellent, the Council is required to provide the following information relating to the new school building.

Code of Conduct for Pupils

All pupils have the right to expect a high quality education.

Complaints Procedures

Cowbridge Comprehensive School is committed to dealing effectively with complaints. We aim to clarify any issues about which you are not sure. If possible we will put right any mistakes we have made and we will apologise. We aim to learn from mistakes and use that experience to improve what we do.

Additional: Appendix A  Complaints Procedure (pdf)


Data Protection Policy

Equality Policy


GCSE Controlled Assessments

Management of Controlled Assessment Policy


GCSE Non-Examined Assessments

Non-examined Assessments Policy


Healthcare Needs Policy

Healthcare Needs Policy


Homework Policy

Homework enhances pupil learning, improves achievement and develops pupils' study skills. It requires careful planning and integration into the scheme of work of each curriculum area.


Parent-School Communication Policy

Information regarding the school's policy for home-to-school communications. 

Privacy Notice

How we use pupil information.

Publication Scheme

One of the aims of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (which is referred to as FoIA in the rest of this document) is that public authorities, including all maintained schools, should be clear and proactive about the information they will make public.

Safeguarding Child Protection Policy

Under the Safeguarding Children Agenda, our school recognises that a Safeguarding Policy requires a broader view than that of the traditional child protection policy.

Sixth Form Admissions Policy

Cowbridge Comprehensive School prides itself on having a thriving, growing and successful Sixth Form admitting approximately 350 students across Years 12 and 13. Our intake of students includes our existing Year 11 students and any other student within and outside of the local community. We aim to enhance every student’s further education experience to provide greater opportunity to progress to higher education or personal career choices.

Sixth Form Attendance Policy

Attendance policy for Sixth Form students.


Twitter Guidance

Cowbridge Comprehensive School’s Twitter feed was set up to provide information on news and events for students, parents and the wider community.

Use of Mobile Telephones

Use of mobile telephones by pupils. Last updated October 2012.