Home School Agreement

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 in the curriculum to ensure mastery
  • Provide an enriched curriculum which challenges and inspires
  • Use regular assessment to track pupil progress
  • Ensure early prevention 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 ensure 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
  • Wherever possible, avoid 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 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 code of behaviour, sanctions and rewards

 

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 and 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
  • Give feedback to the class teacher if their child is finding the homework too difficult or too easy

 

Pupils will

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

 

Communication

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

Our school will

  • Be open and welcoming at all times and offer opportunities for parents to become involved in school life
  • Ensure parents have information about their child's progress and behaviour
  • Ensure parents are informed about what their child is learning
  • Listen to any concerns and act upon them

 

Home will

  • Tell school about anything that may affect their child's work or behaviour
  • Attend parent evenings
  • Raise concerns promptly and directly with the school

 

Pupils will

  • Take letters, notes and reports home from 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 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 every day
  • Make sure their child comes to school with the correct equipment and books

 

Pupils will

  • Wear the correct uniform every day
  • Come to school with the correct equipment