When you need to know what to do about something at the school, Mark Rutherford will probably have a policy for it. Please click on the headings below to view our policies.

New Intake Information/ Policies

Attendance & Punctuality Policy We believe that we can improve the life chances of ALL students by ensuring that ALL staff, students, and parents/carers are aware of the importance of and take responsibility for regular attendance.

Administration of Medicines Policy

Home School Agreement

ICT Acceptable Use Of The Internet/ Network Letter

ICT Acceptable Use Policy For Parents Information on using the ICT equipment at Mark Rutherford including FAQ's on the world wide web, using email and newsgroups.

Mobile Devices Policy Mobile phones are increasingly used by people of all ages as an every day part of their lives.

Photograph/ Video Permission Letter

Privacy Notice for Pupils,Students, Learners and Trainees

Uniform Policy


Other School Polices

Accessibility Plan

Assessment Policy - The overall assessment policy brings together the many strands of assessment for learning (AFL) and assessment of learning (AOL) at Mark Rutherford School.

Behaviour for Learning PolicyCodes of conduct and behaviour which apply to all members of the school.

Behaviour for Learning Policy Part 2Searching, screening and confiscation.

Charging & Lettings Policy

Children who are Looked After Policy

Collective Worship Policy

Conflict Resolution and Anti Bullying Policy

COVID-19 Attendance Policy

COVID-19 Behaviour Policy Addendum

Curriculum Policy Our school curriculum comprises all learning and other experiences that we plan for our pupils.

Diversity & Equality Policy

Exclusion Policy

Food Policy Information on the Mark Rutherford Food policy including notes on healthy eating.

Freedom of Information Act Policy

Health & Safety Policy The Governors and Principal of Mark Rutherford School are committed to ensuring a safe and healthy environment and for providing safe equipment and procedures for all staff, pupils and visitors involved in school activities.

Initial Teacher Education Policy

More Able and Talented Policy

NQT Policy

Performance Management Policy

PSHE Policy

Remote Learning Policy

Security Policy

SEND Policy

Travel Insurance Documents - Overseas

United Kingdom Travel

Volunteers in School Policy This policy is based on key principles which underpin the Code of Practice (COP).




Mark Rutherford School
Wentworth Drive, Bedford, Bedfordshire Mk41 8PX
Telephone 01234 290200 : Fax 01234 290236 : Email: mark.rutherford@mrus.co.uk