Statutory Documents

Statutory Documents

As a local-authority-maintained school we must publish specific information on our website to comply with The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2016.

School contact details

Samuel Lucas JMI School
Gaping Lane

Tel: 01462 456737
Fax: 01462 457360

School Office Administrator: Mrs Lisa Ferridge (please contact Mrs Ferridge for any queries you have about the school as she is the member of staff who deals with queries from parents and other members of the public)

Special Educational Needs: please contact Mrs Angela Tarr (INCO) on the school telephone number or by using the email address below


Admission arrangements

The local authority, Hertfordshire County Council, decides our admissions. Parents should contact the local authority to find out about our admission arrangements.

Local Authority Customer Service Centre on 0300 123 4043

Ofsted reports

If you would like to download or view a pdf of our last ofsted report please select the following: Ofsted Report Samuel Lucas JMI – April 2009.pdf. Or you can visit the Ofsted page for our school here.

Exam and assessment results

Key stage 2 (end of primary school) results

We must publish the following details from our school’s most recent key stage 2 results:

  • average progress scores in reading, writing and maths
  • average ‘scaled scores’ in reading and maths
  • percentage of pupils who achieved the expected standard or above in reading, writing and maths
  • percentage of pupils who achieved a high level of attainment in reading, writing and maths

You can see our latest results by viewing the following pdf:

KS2 Results July 2018.pdf

Performance tables

A link to the Department for Education’s website for Samuel Lucas JMI School


You can view the Samuel Lucas JMI School’s curriculm page by visiting the Our Learning section of our website

Behaviour policy

Behaviour Policy

School complaints procedure

Complaints Procedure

Pupil premium

Planned spending for the academic year 2016–17

Pupil premium strategy statement 2016.pdf

Planned spending for the academic year 2017–18

Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2017 – 18 & Review of Expenditure 2016 – 17.pdf

PE and sport premium for primary schools

The government is spending over £450 million on improving physical Education (PE) and sport in primary schools. The funding must be used to fund improvements to the provision of PE and sport, so they develop healthy lifestyles.

Read the following pdf (link below) to see how the Sports Premium Grant will be spent:

Sports Premium Funding 2018 2019 planned spending.pdf
Sports Premium Funding 2017 2018 review.pdf
Sports Premium Funding 2017 – 2018.pdf
Sports Premium Funding overview 2016-17.pdf

Special educational needs (SEN) and disability information

We are an inclusive school and invite parents to speak to us about any aspects of your child’s special educational needs or disability.

We are always willing to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate your child’s individual needs.

Please read our SEN information report and accessibility plan for more details on how we can be of assistance.

The School Offer (SEN Information Report) Autumn 2017

SEND Policy 2018

Quality SEND Offer

Equality objectives

Public bodies, including local-authority-maintained schools, are covered by the public sector equality duty in the Equality Act 2010. This means schools have to publish:

  • details of how our school is complying with the public sector equality duty – which should be updated every year
  • our school’s equality objectives – which should updated at least once every 4 years

Details of these publishing obligations are set out in Equality Act 2010: advice for schools.

Download Samuel Lucas’ Equality Scheme 2017-18.

Governors’ information and duties

Please visit our Governors’ page for more information.

Charging and remissions policies

Charging policy – Samuel Lucas JMI Primary School

Values and ethos

Our Aim

Our aim for happy, confident, caring children is encouraged through our 3Cs of Care, Co-operate and Contribute. These are represented by the circles of the school logo. Our 5Rs enable children to be Resilient, Risk Takers, Reflective, Resourceful and to build positive Relationships as they become independent, lifelong learners.

Our shared vision

Samuel Lucas is a community dedicated to excellence where we work together to provide opportunities for successful learning and personal development in an environment where anything is possible.

We do this through:

  • a creative curriculum that motivates and inspires
  • promoting positive attitudes for lifelong learning
  • developing independent, confident citizens by embedding the 5 Rs in all that we do:
    (Reflective, Relationships, Resilience, Resourceful, Risk taking)
  • respecting, valuing and celebrating everyone’s contributions and achievements.

Requests for paper copies

If you are a parent and request a paper copy of the information on our website, we can provide this to you free of charge. Please contact our office for more details on 01462 456737 or come to reception and ask a member of staff there who would be willing to help you.