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Website terms and conditions

About this website

This website is operated by Staploe Education Trust. The information, graphics and other materials provided on  it are for general information purposes only and are subject to the terms and conditions provided below.
Your use of this site acknowledges your acceptance and understanding of these terms and conditions.  If you do not agree with them, please do not use this site.


Accuracy of content

Whilst the Staploe Education Trust and its directors have taken reasonable steps to ensure that the information, graphics and other materials on this website are accurate in all material respects at the time of inclusion, there may be errors or inaccuracies. Without liability whatsoever, the Staploe Education Trust may without notice modify and/or discontinue operation of all or parts of this site at any time, at its sole discretion and without notice and assumes no responsibility to update the site. 



The Staploe Education Trust makes no representations and gives no guarantees or warranties, either express or implied, as to the accuracy, adequacy, fairness or completeness of the information, graphics and other materials provided on this website or via hypertext links or any other information or item used either directly or indirectly from this website.

The Staploe Education Trust does not warrant that the website will be available, secure or error free and will not be liable to any user if the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

By accessing this website you agree that the Staploe Education Trust will not be liable for any inaccuracies or omissions on the website and further shall not, under any circumstances be liable for any direct or special, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, losses, liabilities, expenses or costs of whatever nature (including without limitation loss of money, loss of data, lost opportunity, wasted costs and wasted management time) arising from or attributable to the use of the website or from anyone having access to or using, or not being able to use, the information, graphics and other materials on this website or any website which is hyperlinked to this website.



Other websites which you may have access to through this website are provided to you for convenience only. The Staploe Education Trust does not make any representations regarding these other websites and accordingly shall not be responsible for the content or use of them. 


Copyright and other proprietary rights

All copyright and other proprietary rights in the information, graphics and other materials on this website and the underlying software are owned by the Staploe Education Trust (or may otherwise be licensed to it by third parties).   All such rights are reserved.

The reproduction, permanent storage or transmission of the content of this website is prohibited without the prior written consent of Staploe Education Trust.  Further, you must not yourself nor allow any other person to alter, distribute or modify this website or part of it.  Users may print and download extracts from the website for personal use but any such material should not be modified from its original form.


Information submitted via the website

In some areas of the website, users can submit information. You must always use your own identity and ensure that all information provided is accurate and up to date.  You must not submit information about another person without their express permission nor any information copied from another source.

No inappropriate submission or comment should be made including anything abusive, obscene, unlawful, defamatory, sexist, racist, discriminatory or likely to cause offence. Language must never be aggressive, threatening, abusive or harassing.

Any submission will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and the Staploe Education Trust will have the right to disclose, copy and use submissions for purposes as it determines.  The Staploe Education Trust may remove any submission as it determines.  We will not be liable to any person for the content or accuracy of any material posted by any person.

The website must not be flooded with information so as to cause it to malfunction and you must never use viruses, worms or similar harmful effects. The submission of spam (that is, multiple or unsolicited bulk emails) is forbidden.  Users must never attempt to gain unauthorised access to or attack the website or our servers.

If any parts of the website are restricted to password access, passwords and usernames must be kept secure and confidential.  The Staploe Education Trust reserves the right to disable usernames and passwords if users do not comply with the above terms.



If any of these terms is found to be void or unenforceable, it will not affect any of the other terms.

A failure or a delay on the part of the Staploe Education Trust to enforce any of its rights will not preclude it doing so at a later stage or from enforcing its other rights and remedies.

The Staploe Education Trust may use third parties to assist it in making this website available as it shall determine.

Any dispute or claim arising under these terms or in relation to the website or its use will be determined exclusively by the English courts and will be governed by English law.


Data Protection

Our Data Protection information, can be found on our Trust website here:



Our website uses cookies to optimise your experience on the site. A cookie is a small text file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. They are used to improve the performance of the website and the services you receive. For example, cookies may be used to:

  • enable the site to recognise your device so you do not need to give the same information repeatedly
  • recognise when you have already given a username and password so that you do not need to do so for every subsequent web page you visit
  • measure how many people are using the services we provide, so we can make them easier and faster to use
  • analyse data, anonymously, so that we can improve our site to according to users' needs and preferences

The cookies used by the Staploe Education Trust website and linked school websites do not contain any of your personal information and they can't be used to identify you personally. You can choose to reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent if you wish. However, it is important to be aware that some website features or services may not function properly without cookies.

If you continue without changing your settings, we will accept your consent to receive these cookies from the Staploe Education Trust website and linked school websites. However, if you wish to change your privacy settings at any time, instructions and guidance on how to remove cookies from your device, or how to block individual cookies from being received, can be found at

Cookies Used

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites.

They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.