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

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