"Every child matters
and no child is ever
left behind..."

"Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them;
for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs."
Luke 18:15-17


Please see below Trust wide policies

(Please note some of these policies pre-date the name change to the Durham and Newcastle Diocesan Learning Trust, these will be updated in line with the Trust policy review schedule to reflect the new name but in the meantime continue to apply as set out below):-

Budget Monitoring and Setting Procedure

Anti-Fraud and Corruption policy

Complaints Policy

Whistleblowing policy

Finance Policy

Conflicts of Interest Policy

Assets and Disposals policy

Reserves policy

Treasury Management Policy

Central Services and Appeals Policy

Data protection policy

Freedom of Information policy

Health and Safety Policy Statement

DNDLT Asbestos Statement of Intent

Trustee's Code of Conduct

Risk Management Policy

Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions Policy

Business Continuity Policy


Church of England documents

Church of England Vision for Education

Valuing All God's Children-Report and appendices

For further information and publications from the National Church of England Education Office please click here


Principles and checklists for Head Teacher/Academy Council use when reviewing school policies

Academy Council template code of conduct

Behaviour principles for DNDLT schools

Health and Safety policy checklist

Compliance with UK GDPR checklist


Staff Wellbeing principles

Staff Well being principles for DDMAT schools

Mental Health at Work, link to various resources for schools

Directors have agreed to sign up to the Education Staff Well being charter:-

Education Staff Well Being Charter 2021


Admissions Note:-

Each school has thier own admissions policy on their website.  Please note appeals regulations will be subject to temporary amendments in 2021 as a result of COVID-19: