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Home/School Partnership and Skills

Partnership between home, school and governors is maintained and developed through:
 

  • Parents are able to talk informally with staff at the beginning and end of the day.

 

  • Parents are free to make appointments to meet with staff more confidentially at a mutually convenient time.

 

  • Twice yearly parent-teacher evenings.

 

  • Parents are actively encouraged to help in the classroom or school in general.

 

  • Pre-school liaison and induction programme – including a range of induction / welcome meetings.

 

  • Approachable staff who readily contact parents if it is necessary.

 

  • Parents’ notice-boards in reception and outside each classroom.

 

  • Weekly, informative newsletters.
  • Excellent website with all the latest letters and information

 

  • Theme booklets to allow you to get involved in class work.

 

  • SHINE fund-raising group involving parents, staff and Governors.

 

  • Slips for written communication, held in the reception area.

 

  • Annual diary of school events to join in with.

 

  • Welcome to Year 1 and 2 meetings in the Summer and Autumn term.

 

Children will be taught skills which develop their full potential in:

 

  • Foundation subjects of the National Curriculum and scientific investigations.

 

  • Keeping themselves healthy and safe.

 

  • Forming and sustaining relationships with peers and adults.

 

  • Self-esteem.

 

  • Individuality.

 

  • Independence.

 

  • Understanding equal opportunities-including rights, respect and responsibilities.

 

  • Managing their own behaviour; encouraged through reinforcement of appropriate behaviour.