Agreement for School
We shall help your child to do well at School, all staff will do their best to:
• Care for your child’s safety, wellbeing and happiness.
• Encourage your child to do his/her best and behave appropriately at all times.
• Provide a balanced curriculum to meet your child’s needs.
• Keep you informed about your child’s progress and how you can help at home.
• Set regular home tasks and respond appropriately.
• Be open and welcoming at all times, regardless of race, culture, beliefs, gender or sexual orientation.
• Keep parents/carers informed about general school matters through the school website and noticeboards where applicable.
• Maintain confidentiality at all times.
• Adhere to the Trust Privacy Notice (available from the School Office or website).
• Create an empowered learning community that works together to navigate challenge, share successes and celebrate our Trust values that are brought to life by your child’s every day learning behaviours.
Agreement for Parent/Carer
To help my child to do well at school, I will do my best to:
• Ensure my child attends school regularly and on time.
• Ensure my child comes to school properly equipped with a reading book, PE kit and is correctly dressed in school uniform. (with names in all clothing and footwear)
• Contact the school before 9am if my child is going to be absent or late.
• Ensure contact details (including new phone numbers etc.,) are kept up to date with school.
• Make sure that my child is collected on time or notify the school if there is a problem. (including clarifying who will collect my child)
• Make the school aware of any concerns, problems or medical conditions which may affect my child’s work or behaviour.
• Support the school’s policy on behaviour (available from the School Office and website) and encourage my child to keep to the school’s rules.
• Show an acceptance that people may have differing faiths, race, culture and beliefs, gender or sexual orientation.
• Support my child with their home tasks and reading, and whenever possible, promote opportunities for learning at home.
• Attend parents and carers evenings and discussions about my child’s progress.
• Ensure that my child follows the ‘Acceptable use of the Schools IT systems and Internet’ when using IT equipment (as per Bridge Schools Online Safety Policy – Appendix 1 - available from the School Office and website).
• Ensure that neither I nor my child will post anything online or on social media which could harm the school’s/Trust’s reputation.
• Be polite and courteous in tone when any member of my family or friends contact the school.
• Positively support the school’s adult code of conduct policy (available from the School Office and website).
• Take an interest and where possible, participate in my child’s school life.
• Positively promote the reputation of the school. • Support the school/Trust in its endeavour to educate my child/ren.
• Work positively with the school/Trust in supporting my child's individual needs.
Pupil Expectations (please read this through with your child)
I agree I will do my best to:
• Be on time and not miss school, unless I am ill.
• Behave well and keep to the school rules.
• Wear my school uniform and stay tidy in appearance.
• Do my classwork as well as I can.
• Be polite and helpful to others (all children and adults).
• Show an acceptance that people may have differing faiths, race, cultures, beliefs and family organisation.
• Be proud of my school, take good care of property, equipment and the school environment.
• Look after my personal belongings and respect others property.
• Deliver messages between home and school.
• Follow the rules for ‘Acceptable use of the School IT systems and Internet’ when using IT equipment (available from the School Office and website).
• If I am unhappy or need help, I will talk with an adult.
We are inspired by the awe and wonder of the world.
We are bold and innovative in our approach to find new solutions to the challenges we face.
We are the best we can be.
We take responsibility for our actions in an environment of mutual respect.
We overcome all barriers to reach our potential, developing a capacity to improve further.
We are passionate about learning.
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