As an educational establishment there are several key items which we are statutorily obliged to include on our website.
Full contact details for Lodestar School can be found on our Contact Us page
Details of ownership:
Lodestar School is owned by:
Engage Educational Services.
Drayton Old Lodge
As an Alternative Provision Academy our admissions arrangements are different from a standard school or academy. Placements at Lodestar School are available to a range of pupils. Please see our Admissions page under the ‘About Us’ tab.
Details of admission arrangements for Lodestar are also available for parents through Norfolk County Council Admissions Team.
Lodestar has a maximum capacity for primary and secondary pupils. Pupils referred to Lodestar School once the school is fully subscribed will be managed directly by Norfolk County Council Admissions Team until a place becomes available.
Lodestar School will communicate directly with Norfolk County Council regarding places available for pupils.
Register of pupils’ admission to school: The registers for Lodestar School are kept by appropriate school staff at the school. Please see our ‘Attendance’ section under the ‘About Us’ tab.
As a brand new school Lodestar have not as yet undergone an Ofsted inspection.
As a brand new school, and a short term provision only, we do not as yet have performance data.
As an Alternative Provision we do not currently appear on School Performance Tables.
Our complaints procedure is available via the Policies page.
Our behaviour policy can be found in our policies section and is called the ‘Influencing Positive Change’ Policy.
Lodestar will be operating from temporary accommodation through Autumn 2017. An accessibility plan will be formed to cover our permanent residences before our full opening in January 2018.
You can find full information about the accessibility of our website on the Website Accessibility page under Statutory Requirements.
As an alternative provision with plans to register as an independent school we are not in receipt of additional supporting premiums for pupils for the academic year 2017/18.
Our SEN policy can be found in the policies section, and the Local Offer can be found on the Local Offer page on this website.
As a brand new provision Lodestar does not yet have a financial report to share.
A good understanding of the school ethos and Values can best be gained by reading our ‘About Us’ pages.
You can find full information about our approach to Equality and our objectives on the Equality at Lodestar Page.
You can find full details about Lodestars compliance with regulations regarding exclusion of pupils on our Exclusion Arrangements page.