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Home School Agreement

The parents/carers shall undertake   to:

  • familiarise themselves  with  the school prospectus and endeavour  to uphold  the code of practice.
  • behave in a respectful (non abusive, non

threatening) manner to all members of the school

community

  • inform school  promptly   about absences and

lateness on the first day

  • ensure that their child goes to school  on time and properly  dressed and equipped
  • understand and support  the school’s  policies

and guidelines   regarding  behaviour  and bullying.

  • Support the school’s approach to on-line safety and not upload or add any text, image, sound or videos that could upset or offend any member of the school community or bring the school’s name into disrepute.

Ensure that my/our online activity would not cause the school, staff, pupils or others distress or bring the school community into disrepute.

Support the school’s policy and help prevent my/our child/children from signing up to services such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube whilst they are underage (13+ years in most cases).

Close online accounts if I/we/teachers find that these accounts are active for our underage child/children.

  • teach their child  to  respect all  school  staff by personal  example
  • let the school know  about  any concerns  or problems  that  might  affect their  child’s  work  or behaviour
  • support their child  in homework  and other

opportunities   for learning

  • attend parents’  evenings  and discussions  about their  child’s  progress
  • avoid organising  family  holidays  during  school term  time  other  than  in exceptional

circumstances.

 

The school  will:

  • value and respect  each child  as an individual and develop  each child’s  confidence  and self­ esteem
  • plan and prepare lessons in accordance  with

national  requirements,   school  policies  and schemes of work,  and the Special  Educational Needs Code  of Practice

  • encourage each child  to develop  a sense of self-discipline   and respect for others, his/her belongings  and the school
  • provide  a happy,  caring,  secure, stimulating and organised  learning  environment
  • offer electronic  communication    opportunities to each child  in a responsible  manner
  • encourage and offer  parents opportunities   to support  the daily  life of their  child  in school
  • involve parents in concerns  or problems  that affect their  child’s  work  or behaviour  or which disrupt  the school  community
  • contact parents  if there  is an ongoing  problem

with  attendance,  punctuality  or use of school resources.

  • give parents opportunity  to discuss their  child’s progress and targets for learning
  • prepare individual   pupil  reports annually.

 

 

As a pupil  I shall:

  • do all my class and homework  as well  as I can
  • bring all the equipment   I need every  day and

leave mobile telephones at home

  • be polite and helpful  to others
  • be independent and take responsibility   for my own  actions
  • be tidy in appearance  and obey school’s  dress code
  • treat our school environment and other

people’s  property  with  care

  • never bully another  child
  • tell an adult if I am bullied  or I am aware  that another  child  is being  bullied.

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