Academy policies

Cornerstone Academy operates on principles of transparency and openness. All our policies are available to download below.  If you cannot open the individual files, please download a PDF reader, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader.  Cornerstone Alternative Education Ltd is a subsidiary company of the Youth Engagement Schools Trust, and as such adopts and adheres to all the Trust policies in respect of HR, Data Protection, Privacy, Finance and Health and Safety.

Admissions Policy-Autumn 2021
Anti-Bullying Policy
Attendance Policy Autumn 2021
Behaviour Policy
CCTV Policy
Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy 2021
Communications Policy
Complaints Received
COVID 19 – Behaviour Policy addendum
Curriculum Policy
Dress Code
EAL Policy
Equal Opportunities Policy
E-safety Policy
Exclusion Policy
First Aid Policy
Home School Agreement
Medical Needs Policy
Outreach Policy
PSHE and RSE Policy
Risk Assessment Policy
Safe Touch Policy
SMSC and British Values policy
Social Media Policy
Special Educational Needs Policy
Supervision Policy
Statement of British Values

If you would like to request a paper copy of any policy, please contact the school office.
As part of  The YES Trust, The Cornerstone Academy also adheres to the following policies:

YES Trust – E-Safety Policy – March 2022
YES Trust – Social Media Policy – March 2022
YES Trust – Central Record and Vetting – Spring 2022
YES Trust – Data Protection Policy – Spring 2022
YES Trust – Equal Opportunities Policy – Dec 2020
YES Trust – Complaints Policy – Summer 2020
YES Trust – Health and Safety Policy – Spring 2022
YES Trust – Safeguarding Policy Statement – Sep 2021
YES Trust – Whistleblowing Policy – Summer 2021
Keeping Children Safe In Education Part One September 2021

A full list of YES Trust Policies can be found on the website:
Further information on governance of the Trust can be found on the Trust website: