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BRIDGEND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL PROSPECTUS

59-63 High Street, Laleston, Bridgend, CF32 0HL Tel: 01656 768028 www.bridgendchristianschool.co.uk

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SCHOO L CREED CONTACT D ETAILS HISTORY VISIO N STA TEMENT MISSIO N STA TEMENT WHAT THE B IBLE SA YS ABO UT ED UCATIO N: SCHOO L OBJECTIVES THE SC HOOL DAY (TIM ETA BLE) SCHOO L MA NAGEM ENT A ND STAFFING THE A.C.E. SY STEM CHRISTIAN C URRIC ULUM LEVELS OF CURRIC ULUM THE CURR ICULUM STA GES Pre-school (usually for children 3-5 y ears) ABC'S (usually for children 4-6 years) Junior (usually 6-11 yea rs) Senior (usually 11 years t o graduation) INTER NA TIO NA L CER TIFICA TE of C HR ISTIA N EDUCA TIO N THE ICCE CERTIFICATES AND THE NATION AL QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK EXPA NDED C URRIC ULUM ADMISSIO NS PO LICY ENGLISH AS A SECO ND LANGUA GE SPECIA L NEEDS CAREER S BEHAVIOUR M ANAGEMENT POLIC Y INC ENTIVE POLIC Y Demerits Merits BULLYING POLIC Y SEX EDUCATIO N USE O F WELSH SECURITY POLICY STATEM ENT OF FAITH FEES PARENTAL INVO LVEMENT UNIFORM 3 4 5 5 5 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 12 12 13 14 15 17 19 20 21 21 21 21 22 22 22 23 23 23 23 24 25 26 27

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SCHOOL CREED

This is our school Let peace dwell here Let the room be full of contentment Let love abide here Love of one another Love of mankind Love of life itself and Love of God Let us remember That as many hands build a house So many hearts make a school

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Your

word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path

CONTACT DETAILS
59-63 High Street Laleston Bridgend CF32 0HL TeI: 01656 768028 e-mail: bridgendchristianschool@gmail.com www.bridgendchristianschool.co.uk Registered Charity No. 1101632

Bridgend Christian School is committed to the belief that learning rather than teaching is the vital issue in education and that learning must be based on biblical rather than secular principles.

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HISTORY
In the 1980's 2 churches in Bridgend started Christian schools using the A.C.E. (Accelerated Christian Education) curriculum. Both schools thrived and saw a great benefit in the lives of the children. In 1997 the schools amalgamated to form Bridgend Christian School affiliated to C.E.E. (Christian Education Europe), who provides A.C.E. curriculum to schools in Europe. 'All your children will be taught by the Lord, and great will be your children's peace' Isaiah 54:13

VISION STATEMENT
To train our students to grow to respect the things that God has revealed in the Bible and the world around them. To be a blessing and an asset to the community.

MISSION STATEMENT
To provide a complete curriculum that has as its objective the spiritual, moral, social and cultural welfare of its students as well as their academic advancement, based on biblical rather than secular principles.

WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT EDUCATION:


Train up a child in the way he should go and when he i s old, he will not depart from it.' Proverbs 22:6 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.' Psalm 111:10 '. . . bringing them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.' Ephesians 6:4

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SCHOOL OBJECTIVES
1. Bridgend Christian School seeks to provide the best possible course of academic study, which will enable each student to achieve his/her maximum potential. 2. The school will provide opportunities, by teaching and example, for each student to: Come to know Jesus as Saviour and Lord Achieve a high level of Christian maturity and a deeper commitment to Jesus Become more effective in their Christian witness

3. The school will emphasise the uniqueness and individuality of each student and help them to properly respond to God, themselves and others. 4. The school will help develop confidence and individual God-given talents and creative abilities, in each student. 5. The school aims to promote self-discipline by training students to be consistent, appreciative and responsible in attitude, character and actions. 6. The school will help any student that has had an inadequate or interrupted educational background to get back on 'course', with individual diagnosis and a good academic foundation, to overcome any 'gaps' in learning. 7. The school will help each student learn how to honour God by meeting their daily God-given responsibilities. 8. The school will provide counseling for any student as the need arises. 9. The school will encourage students to actively engage and serve their local communities.

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THE SCHOOL DAY (TIMETABLE)


School starts at 8:30am and ends at 3:30pm. Several breaks are planned during the day so students need to bring their own drinks (preferably water) and wholesome food.

Times 8:30 8:45 8:45 9:00 9:00 10:15 9:00 10:30 10:15 10:30 10:30 10:40 10:30 11:15 10:40 11:30 11:15 11:30 11:30 11:40 11:30 12:30 11:40 12:50 12:30 1:15 12:30 1:30 1:15 2:15 1:30 2:15 2:15 2:30 2:30 3:15 3:15 3:30

JUNIORS Devotions PACE time

SENIORS

Students arrive (& score homework)

PACE time Break (+ extra privilege break) Break (+ extra privilege break) PACE time PACE time Break (+ extra privilege break) Break (+ extra privilege break) PACE time PACE time Lunch Lunch Projects (session 1) Projects (session 1) Break Projects (session 2) Jobs (inspection, prayer & dismissal)

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SCHOOL MANAGEMENT AND STAFFING


Bridgend Christian School has 4 full-time and 2 part-time staff (A.C.E. trained) to supervise the student's learning: Mrs Helen James Mrs Martina Satherley-Bell Mr Simon Dalton Miss Shauna Greig Mrs Linda Duckett Senior Head Senior Supervisor Senior Supervisor Senior Supervisor Primary Head

Other part-time staff bring with them a wide range of skills and abilities as needed. All staff qualifications are recorded in the school's Staff Policy and is available at any time from the Head Teachers. Supervisors and Monitors are A.C.E. trained. Everyone has had a Safeguarding check. The school is inspected by C.E.E. Inspectors and has been awarded 'Model School Status' The school is also inspected by ESTYN as is the case with all schools in Wales. Proprietor: School Board The School Board is made up of teaching staff, parents and Church leaders. Students may make representations at any time. The Prayer Team responds to the school's prayer requests and is led by Robert James (01656 655635). The school is a registered charity no. 1101632.

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THE A.C.E. SYSTEM


The A.C.E. curriculum is academically sound

Individualised
Each child has had unique experiences, has capabilities, interests and current needs. The ACE curriculum is designed to facilitate learning through self-instructional materials enabling a student with varied abilities to advance academically in all subjects. He will then realise his highest potential.

Achievement
People thrive on achievement. It is a vital, motivating factor. You can teach facts and give information but learning involves desire for knowledge. This system rewards success in academic achievement. No fast student is held back and no slow stu dent has to keep up with children his own age. Both can succeed.

Motivation
Professional guidance provides control and inspiration. The teacher as an advisor, supervisor and friend is there to stimulate co-operation, to inspire and motivate maximum learning and to encourage respect for leadership.

THE A.C.E. curriculum is Christian Bible Centred


Education is about life and the Bible is the 'Book of Life', providing the framework to all human relationships and principles of teaching. It is the basis of the school's curriculum. The ACE curriculum presents a learning and social profile that are totally Christian. Humanism and the 'new' morality, along with 'p ost-modern' ethics are refuted and replaced with the absolute standards of right and wrong, based on scriptural principles.

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CHRISTIAN CURRICULUM
The ACE curriculum has been produced by teachers and writers with higher degrees and wide classroom experience. The principle of ACE is that, if a school is Christian based, then the curriculum must be Christian based. All the materials are in harmony with a biblical worldview.

The ACE curriculum is based on success Learning, not failure


Children do not come to school as failures. If a child is placed in an academic situation beyond his capability there is a real danger of his becoming conscious of failure. This leads to frustration, which may lead him to act irresponsibly, aggressively or to 'drop out' of the learning process. Discipline problems in the classroom and a high rate of absenteeism result from frustrations arising from academic failure. The ACE system minimises academic failure through individualised learning where the child is encouraged and motivated to reach his highest potential.

Success
Real success in life is fulfilling God's will. Academic learning and a high sense of Christian values can be attained through Christian Education.

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LEVELS OF CURRICULUM
Advancement to new information is not permitted until testing shows that the student has thoroughly understood all the material in the previous PACE. capable students can advance without being held back by those who need more time to assimilate information. The academic staff are released by this method to devote more time to each student, as they work at their own speed on PACES at the right level for their ability. If a student is unable to solve a problem, he/she can request help from their supervisor, who will help him/her find an answer to the problem. Since this instruction takes place privately in the student's own 'office' there are no embarrassing moments in front of the whole class and the student is free to learn.

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THE CURRICULUM STAGES


Pre-school (usually for children 3-5 years)
At Bridgend Christian School we believe that a young child's first introduction to school should be fun, where he/she can learn social skills, the wonder of God's creation and the reality of His love, as well as learning to read and write. The Pre-school curriculum is a year's course, full of activities, songs and fun learning activities. We use a phonics based method because it is a proven learning method to help children learn to read faster and better than those who do not. The children have their own full colour workbooks of animal and Bible stories which help develop hand eye co-ordination and visual perception, sequencing skills, auditory processing and spatial awareness. For children of this young age this Pre-school course takes place during a morning session only. A Progress Report enables parents to be aware of their child's progress.

ABC'S (usually for children 4-6 years)


The ABC'S course is a multi-sensory phonetic 'Learning to Read' course designed to prepare the child for the individualised instruction of the school curriculum. The 'Learning to Read' course itself takes about 15 weeks and is full of fun with many activities, songs and animal and Bible stories to help the child learn letter sounds, alphabetic sequence and word relationships. Your child is also helped in their physical and Christian character development through these activities. When the 'Learning to Read' course is completed each child is introduced to the basic school curriculum. They use workbooks called PACES in Maths, English, Social Studies (History and Geography readers), Science and Wordbuilding (spelling). You r child is taught the responsibility to set work goals each day and enjoy the success of completing them, thus building their confidence and self-esteem. A Progress Report shows your child's progress through the 'Learning to Read' course and the first foundational year in school.

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Junior (usually 6-11 years)


The basic curriculum for all students has six core subjects: Mathematics English Grammar Social Studies (History and Geography) Science Word Building (spelling) Creative Writing and Literature These subjects are presented as small workbooks called PACES. They enable each student to master the information for themselves at their own personal rate. There is a test at the end of each PACE. This enables the Supervisor to plot each child's progress which is then given to parents as a Progress Report. In this way each student is personally assessed. Biblical truths permeate the ACE curriculum so the students benefit both in terms of academic training and character development. The information in each PACE follows on from what the student learned in the previous PACE. In this way each student adds to their store of knowledge. PACES allow students to progress steadily through the curriculum, building a firm base of knowledge. This acquired knowledge is then used and extended in the 'project' lessons in the afternoons. There are many varied activities including Art and Crafts, Music, Writing skills, Performing skills, Practical Maths and Science and Sports skills.

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Senior (usually 11 years to graduation)


All students work through the basic curriculum. When PACE 1085 is reached the student begins to earn credits towards their International Certificate of Christian Education (I.C.C.E.) The I.C.C.E. board was set up in response to the need for an alternative to secular examination systems. It is based on the A.C.E. curriculum, which has been used in British Christian schools for more than three decades. At this level students can begin to choose from over 30 additional courses, for example: Art Business Studies Computer Studies (ECDL) Additional Science French Spanish English Literature Church History and Bible Studies Government and History Auto-Mechanics Music Theory Speech Home Economics

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INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE of CHRISTIAN EDUCATION


What is the ICCE? The International Certificate of Christian Education is a Christian alternative to secular qualifications and is gaining increasing acceptance by employers and universities in the UK and elsewhere. The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) UK Qualifications Handbook includes details of both the ICCE and its forerunner, the NCSC and in 2009 the International QH will also include details of the ICCE. UK NARIC has issued a statement comparing the ICCE Advanced level to the Cambridge International Examination A levels. The certificate and transcript are presented in a smart folder entitled Record of Achievement for Christian Education. This includes an explanation of the ACE programme as well as space for other achievements and experiences and a Personal Statement by the student. Six levels of certificate are offered:

ICCE Basic Certificate


This is designed for pupils with learning difficulties or disabilities and requires 48 PACEs in each core subject at any level. It has flexible graduation requirements to meet the needs of the individual.

ICCE Foundation Certificate


This is for lower achieving pupils or those who join the ACE programme late. It is only for those who are not progressing any further. It requires 7.5 units at ACE level 8, including one option.

ICCE General Certificate


This is for pupils of average ability. It requires a further 6.5 units at ACE level 9 plus two pieces of coursework and three options.

ICCE Intermediate Certificate


This is designed for above average pupils. It requires a further 7 units at ACE level 10 plus 3 pieces of coursework.

ICCE Advanced Certificate


This is designed for the most able pupils and requires a further six courses at ACE levels 11 and 12 and three pieces of coursework. The Standard or a Bias course of study may be followed.

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ICCE Advanced Plus


This is designed for high ability students who finish Advanced early with an overall A grade. It includes five full courses at ACE level 12 plus two pieces of coursework. A leaving certificate can be issued by TEACH to those students who do not reach the ICCE requirements. Work towards the ICCE certificates begins at PACE 1085 in all subjects except Social Studies which begins at 1097.

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THE ICCE CERTIFICATES AND THE NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK


In 2000, the Government announced a new framework that would include all qualifications issued by awarding bodies in the UK. The National Qualifications Framework (NQF) includes NVQ, GNVQ, GCSE, AS, A2, AEA and many other awards. We cannot claim direct equivalency with any secular qualification. The following table shows approximate similarity. Students are readily accepted for college with the Foundation or General Certificate (ICCE) and into Universities with the Advanced Certificate and sometime only the Intermediate Certificate.

Comparison of ICCE qualifications as published by the NQF NQF Level of Qualification 8 7 6 5 4 3 England & Wales State Exams Doctorate (PHD) Masters Degree Bachelors Degree Diploma of Higher Education Certificate of Higher Education A Level Welsh Baccalaureate AS Level 2 1 Entry Long Course GCSE (A* - C) Short Course GCSE Certificate of Achievement
(Scotland & Ireland h ave different system s for leveling award s)

ICCE

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE
(Similar to 3 A levels)

INTERMEDIATE CERTIFICATE
(Similar to 1-2 A or AS levels) (Similar to 9 long course GCSE A* C) (Similar to 7 short course GCSE)

GENERAL CERTIFICATE

FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE BASIC

It is difficult to be any clearer on making comparisons simply because the curricula are different. Therefore it makes more sense to see ACE curriculum as a separate entity and free students to do their best within it. Many parents have chosen Christian Education because they recognise that they have a responsibility under God to ensure that their child fulfils his or her destiny and calling. They want to ensure that their children have a Christian world-view and a personal understanding of Biblical morality. The I.C.C.E. Board has been set up to assist in these responsibilities.

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Please note that none of the I.C.C.E. Certificates are age related and are awarded only when a student has completed all elements of the course. Please ask to see the Handbook if you require more detailed information on the I.C.C.E. Certificates.

Achievement Certificate
If a student does not register with the I.C.C.E. Board for a certificate, an Achievement Certificate can be issued by the school, documenting the student's work completed and contributions made to the school and community. A syllabus is available from the school on request for Levels 1 - 7 and Levels 8 - 13. It is referred to as scope and sequence.

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EXPANDED CURRICULUM
Using an individualised curriculum in no way limits a student's development in working in groups and becoming confident and sensitive in relating to others. There are many opportunities in school for additional Art and Music sessions, Practical Science and Maths, IT, Singing Lessons, Discussion Groups, School Trips etc. We make weekly use of the indoor and outdoor facilities at Bridgend Recreation Centre, for our Sports Sessions. The school makes a priority of attending the annual A.C.E Student Convention, where students can participate in about 200 events. These events vary from Science Exhibits to One-Act Plays, Athletic Events to Poetry, Writing Short Stories to Reciting, Singing to Painting. The Convention is a 4-day event and a highlight of the school year. We also enjoy other links with A.C.E. students around the UK. All students are encouraged to be involved in creative initiatives in the church and community life of Bridgend and the communities in which the students live. Past students have been involved in taking a drama presentation to local primary schools and singing in the school choir in Bridgend Centre. The style of curriculum makes it ideal to involve students in both short and long term mission activities, locally and abroad. The school has many links world-wide to help facilitate this.

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ADMISSIONS POLICY
The staff will assess each case on merit using the following guidelines: 1. Entrance is not based upon intelligence or achievement. A prospective student must not be a social, moral or physical liability to other students. 2. Parents are required to attend a short training and information session before a joint decision is reached about admission. 3. Students are only admitted following an interview with parents. Senior students will be interviewed as well. 4. Parents and students agree to accept the school's behaviour management policy, as outlined in this prospectus and discussed in the admissions interview. 5. All students who are admitted will take a number of academic diagnostic tests. From these tests the student will be given the appropriate level of curriculum suited to his/her needs. 6. Parents are required to attend annual Parent Conferences, to discuss their child's progress and future studies. In this way parents take an active part in the monitoring of their child's progress, in conjunction with the school staff The school will report on the child's achievements in regular written reports. 7. Parents are encouraged to attend regular parents' meetings where important information is given and matters discussed. 8. Parents are encouraged education and the life. The following are some suggestions: a. Individual and group prayer for school. b. Attendance at work and cleaning mornings. c. Assisting in teaching or administration in the classroom. d. Helping with transport for school events. e. Becoming a member of the school 'Vision' group. f. Supporting School Board. g. Involvement in student's career choices. 9. Supporting student's attendance at Convention. 10. The school is open to Christians and non Christians who are willing to support the Christian ethos.

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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE


Any student with English as a second language will be assessed using the ACE Diagnostic tests and an English Language Course may be provided, to improve language skills before fully implementing the ACE Curriculum and the Suffolk Reading Scheme Tests. We require full support from the parents/guardians of these students and we will fully support these students with a Reading Monitor and an Individualised Curriculum and encourage these students to socialise fully to improve language skills.

SPECIAL NEEDS
As a small school at the moment, we are unable to provide a permanent S.E.N policy, but we are happy to be contacted on an individual basis to consider that student's needs. If we admit a student with wider additional needs, the school has the policy to implement an individual educational plan (lEP) for that policy student. All staff will be informed to focus on those needs and to monitor and review that plan with the student and parents on a regular basis.

CAREERS
The school has guidance from the local Careers Office and students may attend the office when necessary. The Careers Officer visits the school when the student reaches the appropriate year level for a career report to be written. We also work closely with the Link Officer between school and the local college. At school there are many resources conveying careers information to the students. A member of staff oversees this area and is responsible for arranging work placements and advising on such things as interview techniques and writing CV's. These important issues are prayerfully considered with each student. Parental involvement is essential.

BEHAVIOUR MANAGEMENT POLICY


Discipline plays an important part in the school life of any child and it is a condition of admission that parents guarantee to support the staff in enforcing school rules and procedures, as laid out in this prospectus and the Student Handbook given to every student on enrolment. Absence, except for illness, is not permitted without permission from the headteacher or supervisor in charge, in response to a written application. This is a legal requirement. A student's attitude, conversations and behaviour are to reflect Christian standards in courtesy, respect, kindness, morality, honesty, dress and general demeanour. It is the aim of the school that students learn to internalise God's values and recognise that He writes His laws on their hearts.

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INCENTIVE POLICY
When a person assumes greater responsibility in life he earns greater privileges. This principle is taught through the ACE Graduated Incentive System. Rewarding achievement is a sound principle and encourages students to press on for greater achievement. Privileges are awarded according to how hard children work and how well they behave. From time to time students need discipline. The system of demerits, leading to a detention, helps staff control and train each student to establish good work and social habits.

Demerits
A demerit is a slip of paper stating '1 Demerit'. It is given for errors in procedure and breaking school rules. A 'Corrective Action Notice' (called a detention) is a yellow slip showing 3 or more demerits and stating why they were given. Students given a Corrective Action Notice must show it to their parents that day, ask them to sign it and return it to their supervisor the following day to serve detention in lunch break. A 'Red Demerit' is a warning demerit to tell a student that a particular action MUST stop. It is given for a violent/abusive action to other students or staff and will start a sequence of events: 1 Red Demerit - The student's parents will be informed immediately and the student given detention AFTER school the following day. 2 Red Demerits In 1 week - Parents will be phoned and asked to collect their child from school after discussion about the offence. The appropriate action will be taken in consultation with parents. 3 Red Demerits in 1 week or regular occurrence of abusive behaviour - Procedure as above and a Parent Conference arranged immediately to discuss behaviour and appropriate action and possible withdrawal from school.

Merits
Merits are school 'currency' earned for good work and conduct and given by staff. They can be spent in Merit Shop in Friday Lunch Break or saved for 'n o uniform' days or privilege time with parents,etc. At Bridgend Christian School we support parents in training their children and like to work closely with them and maintain an 'open door' policy for parents to see staff at any appropriate time to discuss any issues that arise.

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BULLYING POLICY
At Bridgend Christian School we do not believe that bullying is an inevitable part of school life. The supervisor in each Learning Centre sets the tone for that class and is important in providing a supportive and stable environment for each student. All forms of bullying are taken seriously and looked into at once. Every student is a member of the school community and has a right to enjoy their time at school whether learning or in breaks without the stress induced by any form of bullying. Any parent can look at and discuss this policy and any other policy by asking a member of staff.

SEX EDUCATION
One of the overall aims of the school is that the students understand how much God values and loves them. This encourages self respect and respect for others which should underpin any sex education curriculum. We have two members of the School Board who are highly trained and skilled in advising young people. They are committed to God's principles and use their own resources together with 'Care for the Family' sex education curriculum so the students can receive the support they need. The school will be in close communication with parents over these matters and appreciate that the home is the primary place in which children are educated.

USE OF WELSH
Welsh language, culture and history are positively promoted in Bridgend Christian School. But at the moment we have limited resources to teach Welsh to the students.

SECURITY POLICY
As the school is on a main road, we are aware that we need security measures in place. We do have a special catch on our main gate and the smaller gate remains locked. But due to Fire regulations we are unable to lock all school doors or secure the premises further. We make all students aware of 'stranger danger' and ask parents to inform us if their child is being collected by anyone other than them. All Primary students are supervised until they are collected by parents or an authorised adult. All staff working in the school have been police checked. All Fire Procedures are in place with regular fire appliance checks and fire drills. The school has a Health and Safety Policy. All parents can access all school policies and may request them and a copy of the Complaints Procedure at any time.

Bridgend Christian School provides academic training, in a loving, Christian atmosphere, that enriches lives, builds character and self discipline and encourages

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Christian commitment and service.

STATEMENT OF FAITH
We Believe: 1. In the One Almighty God, Creator and Sovereign Ruler of the universe eternally existing in a Divine Trinity of three persons, God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit. 2. God's nature is one of absolute holiness, entire goodness and endless love. He is omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent and has revealed himself through His Son Jesus Christ, in whom he has invested all authority. 3. Mankind is created In God's image and endowed with free will. Disobedience by Adam and Eve, the first living beings, resulted in the lost condition of the human race i.e. separation from God's presence, the introduction of sin, sickness, total depravity of moral being and death. 4. The supreme evidence of God's love demonstrated by his incarnation through virgin birth, voluntary suffering, atoning death and sacrifice and glorious ascension of his Son, Jesus Christ. 5. Salvation is the undeserved gift of God obtained solely by faith in Jesus Christ. This is received in an attitude of humility through outward confession and repentance, acknowledgement of forgiveness for sin, justification by faith in his blood, and sanctification to a life of obedience and holiness through the Holy Spirit. 6. The Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are given by full inspiration of God and are the only infallible rule of faith and conduct. 7. In the Holy Spirit's agency for the conviction and regeneration of sinners, empowering of the saints for faith, witness and the demonstration of signs and wonders and the ordering of the Church through gifts and ministries. 8. The sacraments of bread, wine and water baptism are an outward sign of an inward manifestation of grate. The offering of the right hand of fellowship, laying on of hands and anointing of the sick with oil, are important In the impartation of God's blessing. 9. The church is the corporate representation of Christ here on Earth. It is called to be: The redeemed community of saints practically expressing the love of God in charitable deeds. To evangelise the nations through the declaration of the gospel. To be salt and light in the world for the preservation of Godly standards and practices. 10. In the existence of angelic beings created for God's purposes as ministering spirits. Before the creation of mankind, rebellion in the heavenlies resulted in one third serving the purposes of evil led by Lucifer, known as Satan or the Devil. The other two thirds remain In obedience to the rightful ruler of the cosmos. 11. In the Christian hope i.e. the imminent return to the Earth of Jesus Christ, the defeat of Satan and his angels, the abolition of evil and the universal establishment of the visible Kingdom of God. 12. In the future judgement of mankind, the endless happiness of the saved and the eternal punishment of the lost.

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FEES
Registration Fee School Fees 25.00 180.00 per month, per student (over 12 months). Payable on the first day of each month

Fees are payable by Standing Order only. Please note: Efficient payment of school fees is a parents' fundamental responsibility to school and is essential for school to run effectively. Any difficulties with the payment of fees needs to be discussed immediately with the school treasurer. Failure to contact the Treasurer and non-payment of fees, will result in your child having to leave the school. Overdue fees will remain due as will 3 months fees which is the usual notice period. In cases of hardship such as redundancy, the school will endeavour to assist by allowing rescheduling of payments if necessary, but cannot offer any reduction in the total amount due as the budget is very tight. Withdrawing a child from school If you wish to remove your child from the school, then 3 months fees will be due, commencing the month after the child leaves. Extras: Convention Fees ECDL

Approx. 250 per student per year Approx. 25 Registration Approx. 70 for 7 module exams (10 per term) Exams are free for students 16+ Approx. 150 Registration with the Certificate Board 15 for each certificate once students reach PACE 1085 2.00 per student per week

I.C.C.E Sports

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PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
School fees are comparatively low as the staff work for very low wages and families are actively involved in school life. This includes: teaching, administration, cleaning, transporting. supervision of children at break times, etc. Crucially, your involvement in school life strengthens the relationships between people and fosters the family atmosphere that we all value so much.

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UNIFORM
At Bridgend Christian School we expect every student to reflect high standards of dress. As all students have similar uniform we ask that the student's initials are on each item.

JUNIORS
GIRL 'S UNIFORM Blue poloshirt with school logo Navy sweatshirt with school logo Black trousers or skirt (knee length) Black school shoes Black or flesh coloured tights or plain black, grey or white socks BOY'S UNIFORM Blue poloshirt with school logo Black trousers Black school shoes

Navy sweatshirt with school logo Plain black, grey or white socks

SENIORS
GIRL 'S UNIFORM White shirt with school tie Black sweatshirt with school logo Black trousers or skirt (knee length) Black school shoes Black or flesh coloured tights or plain black, grey or white socks BOY'S UNIFORM White shirt with school tie Black trousers Black school shoes

Black sweatshirt with school logo Plain black, grey or white socks

In the Winter Term if any student needs an extra layer because of the cold they may wear a plain black or navy jacket or fleece over their uniform.

JUNIORS & SENIORS SPORTS UNIFORM


Blue poloshirt with school logo Plain loose-fitting black or navy shorts (knee length for Convention) Plain black or navy jogging trousers or tracksuit Plain black, navy or white trainers Plain white socks (trainer socks may be worn)

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