‘Parents and carers identify many strengths, including the progress made by pupils, well-motivated teachers, dedicated leadership and the very safe learning environment.’ (Ofsted)
We have a strong commitment to developing links between home and school, and value the contributions made by parents and members of the local community. We value the relationship we have with parents and seek at all times to ensure that parents feel welcome, valued and listened to. We regularly consult with parents and listen to their views about school. We take seriously what they have to say and act on many of the suggestions made.
Parents are also regularly invited into school to share, celebrate and learn with us, for example: Parent workshops (eg. phonics, reading and opportunites to observe guided reading in class), Weekly Friday Celebration assembly, Harvest assembly, Whole school Nativity at Christmas, Mothers Day lunch, Disco’s, BBQ, Sports days and Colour Fair to name but a few!
Parents are also invited into school each half term to view their child’s Assertive Mentoring File. These meetings take place either as part of the twice yearly parent consultation evenings where parents can discuss their child’s learning in detail with the teacher, or during Assertive Mentoring afternoons where children are expected to discuss their file, learning and success with their parents.
The Headteacher’s door is always open and generally parents do not need to make an appointment. There are however, times when it is not possible to meet immediately and on these occasions the office staff will always endeavor to arrange a convenient appointment.