Home School Agreement

Commitment to Achievement Agreement

Teaching and Learning

Our School Will:

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

Home Will:

  • Take and 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 their lessons
  • Complete their homework everyday

Attendance

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 everyday 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 school time

Pupils will:

  • Attend school everyday and arrive on time

Behaviour and Attitude

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

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 everyday
  • Encourage ther child to read everyday
  • 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 everyday

Communication

Our school will:

  • Be opening and welcome 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 areinformed about what their child is learning
  • Listen to parent's concerns and act upon these

Home will:

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

Pupils will:

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

Preparedness

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 everyday
  • Make sure their child comes to school with the necessary equipment and books

Pupils will:

  • Wear the correct uniform everyday
  • Come to school with the correct equipment