Home School Agreement

 

TOGETHER we will strive to fulfil the school code:

  • Be polite, friendly and helpful to each other.
  • Be kind and caring in all we do and say.
  • Have respect for and celebrate others’ culture, race, feelings, beliefs and values.
  • Take care of things which belong to ourselves and others.
  • Keep our school tidy so that it is a pleasant place to be.
  • Work hard to achieve and have a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Appreciate and celebrate the achievements of others as well as ourselves.

 

In addition, we expect:

PUPIL: I will

  • Be smart and presentable by wearing the school uniform.
  • Have high expectations of myself by showing determination, independence and resilience.
  • Accept responsibility for the things I do.
  • Ask for help if I need it.
  • Behave in a safe way.
  • Tell a member of staff if I am worried or unhappy.

 

THE PARENTS / CARERS:  I /We will

  • Make sure my child arrives at school on time, ready to learn, is properly equipped and in the correct school uniform.
  • Make sure my child attends regularly and inform the school of reasons for absence.
  • Telephone school before 9:30am on the first morning of my child’s absence and each day after this.
  • Ensure that the school know about alternative pick up arrangements by 2:45 pm.
  • Inform the school of any concerns or worries that may affect my child’s learning, well-being, behaviour or their ability to do homework.
  • Support the school’s code and policies for behaviour
  • Support my children in home learning tasks, and other opportunities for home learning. Ensure that homework tasks are completed and returned on time; this includes daily reading.
  • Ensure books are returned promptly and replace any damaged or lost books.
  • Attend all consultation evenings and discussions about my child’s progress.
  • Encourage a positive attitude towards my child’s education, our school and staff. If I have any concerns, I will discuss them in a calm, respectful and civilised manner.
  • Not use intimidating language or behaviour on school premises or within electronic media including Face Book, Twitter etc.
  • Support the school by encouraging my child to develop a positive attitude towards our diverse, multi-cultural community.
  • Ensure the school has the correct personal information on file (e.g. address, phone numbers and emails) by informing the school of changes and completing the personal information record.
  • Read all information sent home and the school’s website; as this provides important details of relevant policies, meetings, workshops, activities, newsletters and open days.
  • Support the school’s policies and guidelines for behaviour.
  • Try to involve myself positively and proactively in my child’s life at Clipstone Brook Lower School.
  • Encourage my child to participate in extended opportunities.  

THE SCHOOL will:

  • Contact parents/carers if there is a problem with attendance, punctuality or equipment.
  • Contact parents on the first day of unauthorised absence if no contact has been made.
  • Let parents know about any changes or problems with their child’s work or behaviour.
  • Send home an annual Record of Achievement.
  • Inform parents/carers of arrangements for home-learning.
  • Arrange consultations evenings during which their child’s progress will be discussed.
  • Keep parents/carers informed about teaching topics for each term, school activities and special events.
  • Provide a broad, balanced and motivational curriculum.
  • Keep parents informed about school activities via texts, letters, notices and the school website.