Standards and expectations
- offer all children and young people in our catchment area a free school place;
- provide school premises which meet health and safety standards;
- provide information on your child’s progress;
- provide religious and moral education for your child;
- give support and encouragement for parents to be involved in school life;
- provide information on school activities;
- provide 27.5 hours of class contact time for pupils in each normal school week; and
- help pupils prepare for vocational, further and higher education.
Pupils will have opportunities for:
- personal and social development;
- music, cultural activities and creativity;
- access to healthier lifestyles and sports activities; and
- community involvement.
You can also expect:
- provide a formal written report on your child’s progress;
- provide an annual report on progress within the school improvement plan;
- give you an opportunity to have a formal meeting with your child’s class teacher or teachers;
- strive to meet your child‘s needs; and
- provide regular reports on the quality of the school.
How can you help?
By law, you must make sure your child receives education.
As a parent, you can help your child by:
- making sure your child goes to school regularly;
- encouraging and supporting your child with any homework given;
- showing that you are interested in how your child is getting on at school;
- encouraging your child to respect the school and the whole school community; and
- being involved in the school.