Home School Agreement

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A Catholic education starts with the belief that everyone is made in God’s image…

Parents are the first educators of their children….The role of the school is to foster the academic, moral , emotional, and spiritual development of the children and to give the children themselves a lifelong love of learning….

The parents will:                                           

  • develop their faith to provide a Christian home and make Christian decisions with regard to them. 
  • make sure their child arrives on time, on every school day, in the correct uniform and prepared to learn
  • inform the school of any absences or circumstances that may effect their child’s learning or behaviour 
  • celebrate their child’s successes  trust the school staff to help their child to sort out any challenges or difficulties at school 
  • make suggestions or raise concerns about improving the school to the Headteacher and not to the press or on social media
  • ensure their child takes responsibility for wrong choices 
  • attend meetings regarding their child’s progress and actively support their child in their learning. 

The school will:

  • provide a safe, happy , caring and stimulating Catholic environment in which to learn
  • set high expectations of work and behaviour for your child.
  • encourage your child to understand and take the next steps in their learning
  • do its best to treat your child fairly 
  • provide equal access to a broad and balanced well planned and exciting curriculum.
  • foster your child’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.
  • set and mark homework according to our homework policy
  • provide opportunities to discuss your child's progress –ensuring confidentiality and data protection.
  • keep you informed about school events. 

Children will

  • learn how to make good choices and follow the school rules
  • treat other children will respect and consideration.
  • do the very best they can in all their lessons
  • do their homework and hand it in on time
  • find out what the next steps in their learning are and work towards them
  • talk to teachers about any learning that they find difficult and trust teachers to help them.
  • try out new activities and new learning to discover their talents
  • think the best of other children and do the best for them
  • celebrate their gifts and use them to help others 

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