Home School Agreement
The child’s obligations:
- I will be polite, helpful and kind at all times and show respect to everyone I meet.
- I will always try my best at school and take pride in my work.
In school I will:
- Keep to the School’s Golden and Eco-Rules.
- Be kind, helpful and friendly to other children and all the adults and visitors to the school.
- Tell a teacher if I see someone being unkind.
- Keep myself clean and tidy, use the toilet properly and flush it every time.
- Wash my hands when I have used the toilet and put paper towels in the bin.
- Always walk inside the school and talk quietly.
- Look after the school and keep it free from litter.
- Not play in the cloakroom or climb on the bars and fences.
The school will:
- Encourage children to do their best at all times and achieve their full potential.
- Develop children’s confidence and build their self-esteem.
- Encourage children to take care of their surroundings and others around them.
- Provide a balanced curriculum and meet the individual needs of children.
- Arrange homework where this offers the appropriate opportunity for home-learning.
- Inform parents of children’s progress at regular meetings andthrough regular written reports.
- Inform parents about what the teachers aim to teach the children each term.
- Offer a safe and secure learning environment.
- Create awareness amongst children of the importance of personal hygiene.
- Vigorously promote a climate of zero tolerance towards bullying.
- Be open and welcoming at all times and offer opportunities for parents to become involved in the daily life of the school.
- Actively promote and encourage the 3-way partnership which this agreement represents.
The family will:
- Make sure their child arrives at school on time and properly dressed and equipped.
- Make sure their child attends school and, in the case of absence, telephone school to explain the reason.
- Notify the school of illness affecting their child or the family of which the school ought reasonably to be aware.
- Attend Parents’ Evenings held to discuss their child’s progress.
- Support the school’s policies and guidelines for behaviour.
- Support their child in homework and other opportunities for home-learning.
- Encourage their child to read at home through reading books together and listening to their child read.
- Make the school aware of any concerns or problems that might affect their child’s work or behaviour.
- Encourage their child to regard school as an opportunity for enjoyment through learning.