Home School Agreement

School - Teaching and Learning:

Pupils deserve the highest possible standard of teaching and support to help them learn.

Our school will:

  • Place an emphasis on English and mathematics to ensure mastery.
  • Provide an enriched curriculum which challenges and motivates.
  • Use regular assessment to track pupil progress.
  • Ensure early intervention for those children experiencing difficulties.

Home will:

  • Take an interest in what their child is learning.
  • Support the school’s philosophy of high expectations for all.
  • Participate, where possible, in class activities and off-site visits.

Pupils will:

  • Come to school ready to learn.
  • Work hard in all lessons.
  • Complete their homework every day.

 

Attendance

Pupils have the right to education and parents have a legal responsibility to make sure children attend regularly.

Our school will:

  • Contact parents on the first day of unknown absence.
  • Contact parents of children who regularly arrive late for school.

Home will:

  • Make every effort to make sure that their child will attend school every day and on time.
  • Inform the school as soon as possible about any absence and the reason for it.
  • Not taking children on holiday during term time.

Pupils will:

  • Attend school every day and arrive on time.

 

Behaviour and attitude

Pupils learn best in an orderly environment where everyone knows what is expected of them.

Our school will:

  • Have a code of behaviour which creates a safe and caring environment for everyone.
  • Make sure that all staff, pupils and parents know what behaviour is expected.
  • Consistently implement the expected code of behaviour, sanctions and rewards.
  • Encourage staff and pupils to have a positive attitude to learning and caring.

Home will:

  • Give praise at home for good behaviour and attitude at school.
  • Work with the school to find solutions in cases of unacceptable behaviour.

Pupils will:

  • Keep school and class rules.
  • Have a positive attitude to learning and school.

 

Homework

Learning at home has an important part to play in helping pupils to achieve.

Our school will:

  • Keep parents informed about the homework schedule.
  • Provide suitable materials and advice on home based activities to how to help.
  • Mark homework promptly and give constructive feedback.

Home will:

  • Encourage their child in homework and sign the school diary every day.
  • Encourage their child to read every day.

Pupils will:

  • Complete all homework set and return it to school on time.
  • Read every day.

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Communication

Good communication between home and school is essential to make sure that pupils get the support they need.

Our school will:

  • Be opening and welcoming at all times and offer opportunities for parents to become involved in school life.
  • Make sure that parents have information about their child’s progress and behaviour and general school matters.
  • Make sure that parents are informed about what their child is learning.
  • Arrange for parents to discus and set targets for their child.
  • Make sure they listen to parent’s concerns and do their best to help.

Home will:

  • Tell school about anything which might affect their child’s work or behaviour.
  • Attend parent evenings.
  • Raise concerns promptly and directly with the school.

Pupils will:

  • Take home letters, notes and reports from the school and give them to their parents.
  • Talk with parents and teachers about any worries in school.

 

Preparedness

Being prepared for learning is essential to learning and is a valuable life skill.

Our school will:

  • Ensure that our teachers plan all the lessons they teach.
  • Have the materials and resources available for rich learning to take place

Home will:

  • Make sure their child wears the correct uniform to school every day.
  • Make sure their child comes to school with the necessary equipment and books.

Pupils will:

  • Wear their correct uniform every day.
  • Come to school with the correct equipment and books.

Download our Home School Agreement policy.