Home School Agreement
This document demonstrates the various responsibilities that all three parties – parents, students and school have in education. The greater the commitment from each party, the greater the chance of ultimate success for the child.
- ensure that my child attends regularly, punctually, correctly dressed and equipped for work;
- ensure that my child attends catch up activities, if s/he misses time at school;
- inform the Academy of any problems that may affect his or her work or behaviour;
- give the Academy my support in its endeavours to offer guidance on good manners and acceptable behaviour;
- support the Academy in its imposition of legitimate sanctions. These could be routine detentions, referrals to ICAS or exclusion;
- support the Academy in its identification of any barriers to learning students may experience and the pastoral support it offers in ARC, SEN, ICAS and study hall;
- offer help and support to my child and the Academy in all matters related to homework;
- attend relevant parent information evenings and discussions about my child’s progress;
- respond to any concerns the Academy may have about my child.
- follow the Academy’s rules and its code of conduct;
- do my best at all times in lessons and with homework;
- be punctual, properly dressed and equipped for Academy;
- attend and be prepared to complete meaningful work, if referred to catch up or study hall;
- show respect for adults, other students and the environment;
- complete sanctions imposed by the Academy with good grace and with a view to avoiding any repetition of the behaviour that led to a detention or referral to ICAS;
- will take part in extra-curricular activities and House competitions
- use the Academy’s ICT equipment and the internet by following the rules given to me.
- keep your child safe and secure in the Academy;
- respond promptly and effectively to any concerns you may have;
- send home regular reports with regard to your child’s progress and inform you an any concerns we may have regarding his or her work or behaviour;
- set, mark and monitor suitable homework;
- write to you regularly to keep you informed of the wide variety of activities taking place and of our current concerns;
- seek to achieve high standards of behaviour and encourage your child to achieve the maximum of which s/he is capable;
- impose legitimate sanctions in response to poor behaviour and mentor students in ICAS to avoid a repeat;
- ensure policy documents are up to date and available online.