Westward School

Home School Agreement

                                       

At Westward we seek to provide a high quality of education that enables all our children to realise their potential and prepares them for life in a rapidly changing world. We support and guide our children’s development as independent, confident, responsible thinkers and learners within a secure, caring community where everyone is valued.

 

By making mutual commitment to this Agreement, the school and parents will continue to build and maintain a strong partnership between home and school for the benefit of every child.

 

The school will:

  • Provide a happy, caring and safe environment to promote learning and well being.
  • Encourage the children to be polite, cooperative and to respect each other.
  • Provide support for both children and parental emotional needs.
  • Promote high standards of work and behaviour as set out in the school’s aims and policies.
  • Provide a broad and balanced curriculum that meets the needs of all children, developing their abilities and talents to the highest possible standard.
  • Monitor pupil’s behaviour, taking fair and consistent action where necessary and informing parents/carers of any concerns.
  • Deal with concerns promptly.
  • Keep parents regularly informed about their child’s progress.
  • Provide regular reports, both written and verbal.
  • Ensure equality for all.
  • Monitor all ICT network facilities to ensure Internet safety for all.

 

Headteacher’s signature ………………………………………………....................

 

As a pupil I will:

  • Follow school rules, work hard and make a positive contribution to the School Community.
  • Respect other pupils, staff, visitors, myself and behave sensibly and courteously at all times.
  • Be aware that racism, intolerance and bullying are unacceptable in our school.
  • Keep myself and others in school safe.
  • Attend school regularly and on time, avoiding ALL unnecessary absences.
  • Be well prepared for the school day (well rested, well-fed and equipped with the right stationery and books).
  • Wear the required uniform and PE kit and be tidy in my appearance.
  • Complete homework on time to the best of my ability.
  • Tell a grown up if I am worried about anything at school.
  • Follow e-safety rules when working with electronic devices at home and at school.
  • Understand that my actions on school computers are scrutinised by monitoring to ensure Internet safety for all.



Pupil’s signature ………………………………………………....................

 

As a parent I will:

  • Take an interest in and support my child in their education and school.
  • Support the school rules such as those on behaviour, e-safety, homework and uniform.
  • Agree to work with the school to encourage respect and good behaviour.
  • Notify the school of changes in telephone numbers, address or medical concerns regarding my child.
  • Inform the school if there are any problems which could affect my child’s work or behaviour.
  • Send my child to school, prepared for the day with all books, equipment and PE kit.
  • Agree to abide by the rules of the school dress code, including hairstyles, clearly naming all clothing and equipment.
  • Ensure that my child attends school regularly, arrives on time and is collected punctually.
  • Inform the school on the first day of absence due to illness and other unforseen circumstances.
  • Avoid all unnecessary absences, including holiday in school time.
  • Provide a place at home that is as quiet as possible to ensure all homework is completed as instructed.
  • Ensure my child uses  ICT systems appropriately at home and at school, supporting the school in dealing with any incident of misuse.



Parent/Guardian's signature………………………....….......Date: ......………..................