HOME-SCHOOL AGREEMENT 2021-2022
The governors and staff of Earls Barton Primary School are committed to providing an education of the highest quality which is relevant and challenging, set in a nurturing, secure, stimulating environment in which all individuals feel respected and valued, enabling them to attain their optimum potential.
This form should be agreed to annually by the school, parents and child – this year we are doing this electronically.
Our Aims and Values
We will promote the highest levels of citizenship so that children can go forward with an independent love of learning and a tolerant appreciation of others that will stand them in good stead for the rest of their lives. We will achieve this by having the following values at the core of our ethos.
• Self belief
Miss M. Lally Headteacher 1st October 2021 Parent & child to sign electronically via
Together we will:
value one another as partners with our children
The School has the responsibility to...
- teach the children about their rights and responsibilities, our school rules and our school values in relation to their daily lives
- treat all adults and children with respect
- be open and welcoming and offer opportunities for parents to become involved in the daily life of the school
- encourage children to do their best at all times
- provide a broad and balanced curriculum
- encourage children to have respect for people and property and follow the school’s Anti-Bullying and Relationships and Behaviour policies
- keep parents informed about school activities through regular newsletters
- keep parents informed of progress at regular parents’ evenings
- deal sensitively and safely in the matter of photographic/film publishing that includes images of children following appropriate recommendations where required
- provide an inclusive ethos which fosters warm, welcoming and respectful environments, which allow us to question and challenge discrimination and inequality, resolve conflicts peacefully and work and learn free from harassment and violence
The Parent/Carer has the responsibility to...
- make sure the child arrives at school on time, well-prepared and ready to learn
- make sure the child attends regularly and provide an explanation as soon as possible when a child is absent
- avoid taking holidays during term time
- attend / join Parents’ Evenings to discuss their child’s progress and support the child in opportunities for learning at home
- be respectful when communicating with, or about, the school
- help and encourage their child to do their best and have pride in all they undertake, including homework
- support the schools’ policies including the Anti-Bullying and Relationships and Behaviour policies
- take responsibility for school property and pay for the replacement of lost or damaged items
- consent to their child taking part in “local” walking trips, which support the curriculum
- make the school aware of any concerns or problems that might affect their child’s work or well-being
- make the school aware if anyone different will be collecting their child at the end of the school day
- ensure that social media is not used to make comments which could have a negative impact on the reputation of the school. Feedback about our school, our staff or our pupils should be brought to the attention of the appropriate member of staff in the order Class Teacher, Phase Leader, Deputy Headteacher/Head Teacher, Chair of Governors.
- ensure that photographs/videos of children at school events, other than those containing images of their own child alone, are not uploaded to social media/networking sites as this is not in line with our child safeguarding procedures
The Child has the responsibility to…
- respect other people’s individuality
- accept responsibility for their actions ensure that they take home all school letters
- ask for help and to do their best in all that they undertake, including homework and school work
- follow the school rules linked to our values
- speak to a school adult if they have any worries