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Home School Agreement

STOKE PRIMARY SCHOOL

HOME-SCHOOL AGREEMENT

&

CODE OF CONDUCT

 

Stoke Primary School has a home school agreement, which you will be asked to sign. It sets out the school’s responsibilities towards its pupils, the responsibilities of the pupil’s parents and what the school expects of its pupils. The purpose is to strengthen the partnership between home and school and makes clear the respective roles and expectations. Please sign and return the declaration overleaf if you accept the agreement (one for every child attending Stoke Primary School).
 

Yours sincerely,
Ann Marrs

 

The school will make every effort to:

 

  • Ensure the safety, security and physical wellbeing of your child whilst in our care.
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  • Ensure your child receives the legal entitlement of a broad and balanced curriculum.
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  • Promote high standards and high expectations of effort and attainment to ensure your child achieves their potential.
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  • Promote a policy of assertive discipline in which good behaviour is rewarded and poor behaviour results in clear, consistent sanctions.
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  • Provide regular homework opportunities which are realistic, achievable and related to work in school. Offer opportunities for a variety of extra-curricular activities.
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  • Provide a written report informing you of your child’s progress with his/her class teacher at least once per year and provide opportunities for you to discuss your child’s progress with his/her class teacher at least twice per year.
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  • Deal with parental concerns promptly and inform them of how they have been resolved.
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  • Keep parents well informed about school life and special events through regular newsletters and via the school website.

 

Signed: ____________________________ (school)

 

Parents/Guardians will make every effort to:

 

1. Support the aims of the school.
 

2. Ensure their child attends regularly and on time.
 

3. Ensure their child wears the school uniform and follows the school dress code.
 

4. Encourage their child to follow the school’s Code of Conduct.
 

5. Support the school’s behaviour policy and co-operate fully with any behaviour procedures should they become necessary (i.e. target setting, reviews etc.)
 

6. Attend any parent consultations, reviews, assemblies or events which involve their child.
 

7. Ensure their child completes any homework and returns it on time.
 

8. Read regularly with their children.
 

9. Keep the school informed of any changes in circumstances (i.e. address, phone number, emergency contacts etc.)
 

10. Inform the school of any problems that may affect their child’s learning or behaviour.

 

Pupils will make every effort to:

 

1. Follow the school’s Code of Conduct.
 

2. Follow instructions.
 

3. Be polite and well mannered.
 

4. Let an adult know if there is a problem.
 

5. Complete and return homework.

 

6. Be prepared for learning
(Attend school and arrive on time, with the right equipment i.e. School code of dress and PE Kit, No jewellery etc.)

 

7. Contribute to lessons and listen when being spoken to.
 

8. Stay on task.
 

9. Avoid disturbing others.
 

10. ‘Own up’ if things go wrong.

 

CODE OF CONDUCT

 

The Code of Conduct is part of our Home-School Agreement. Children are asked to make an effort with five things and following the school’s Code of Conduct is number one. It is displayed around the school and is simplified to the main headings for younger children..

 

Our Code of Conduct

 

Take care of Yourself

 

 

Never

· Do anything silly or dangerous

· Stay in school at break times or leave school without permission

· Talk to strangers in school unless they have a school badge

 

Always

· Tell someone if you’re unhappy or being picked on

 

 

Take Care of Others

 

 

Never

· Do anything to hurt others (such as hitting/name calling)

· Distract others from working

· Be cheeky or rude to adults

 

Always

· Be friendly to visitors, newcomers and other children

 

 

 

 

Take Care of your School

 

 

Never

· Steal or deliberately damage school equipment

· Drop litter or deface the school building

· Give the school a bad name

 

 

Always

· Be proud of your school

 

Our School’s Aims

 

Our School’s Vision

 

Experience a broad, stimulating and enriching curriculum.
Provide an ethos of support, challenge and encouragement to succeed.
Work collaboratively and in partnership with families and the wider community.

Each Child has self-confidence & aspiration - ‘Believe’.
Each child becomes a highly motivated lifelong learner and  a successful citizen in today’s
culturally diverse British society – ‘Achieve’.

 

 

 

School Uniform

Stoke Primary School has a uniform which we encourage children to wear.
It consists of:

 

  • Navy sweatshirt (either with school logo or plain)
  • Trousers/skirt/shorts (grey or black)
  • Polo shirt – light blue or white (school, logo or plain)
  • Full or half zip fleece (school logo
  • Flat black/navy footwear - NO BOOTS (Health & Safety)
  • Book Bag (with Logo)
  • P.E. Bag (with Logo)


In warm weather, girls may wear Blue and white gingham summer dresses All items of clothing should be named.


For safety reasons jewellery is not allowed and make-up (including nail-varnish) should not be worn.

PE Kit
INDOOR
Plain White T-Shirt
Black Shorts
OUTDOOR
Plain White T-Shirt
Jumper, cardigan or tracksuit top
Tracksuit or jogging bottoms
Trainers or black pumps

 

All children MUST have a PE kit. We recommend that PE kits are left in school and taken home at the end of each half term to be washed.

 

School uniform can be purchased from:
CAT BALLOU ORIGINALS
1-3 THE BURGES
Telephone – 02476 555499
www.catballou.co.uk


 

PE
Your child’s PE days are:
Indoor: ____________________________
Outdoor: ___________________________
In addition to a PE kit, your child may also need a swimming kit.

 

After School Activities
We offer a range of after school clubs, such as sports, dance and craft. For more information about our school clubs, please visit the School Website http://www.stoke.coventry.sch.uk

 

Attendance & Punctuality


Good attendance and punctuality is extremely important if your child is going to reach their personal goals. We aim for all children to achieve 95% and above attendance. If your child is unable to attend, it is the  parent’s responsibility to telephone the school on the morning of the first day of absence to let us know.


Since September 2013, Headteacher’s have been unable to authorise any term time absence/holiday for children, except in very exceptional circumstances. If parents wish to apply for leave of absence, they must ask for a form from the school office. Parents should be aware that it is very unlikely that the request will be agreed by the Headteacher and Chair of Governors and that they may be fined up to £60 per parent for each child if they continue with the absence.


A smooth and punctual start to the day is very important for children. The school doors are opened at 8.45am in preparation for the start of the day at 8.55am. If a child arrives at school after this time they must report to the school office where parents are asked to sign them in the late book and give reasons for lateness.


Children who have medical appointments are to be collected by an adult. They will be signed out of school and should return to school as soon as possible after the appointment.


We work closely with parents to devise Healthcare Plans for children with specific medical needs . We also administer prescribed medicine to children who require it in order to support their attendance at school.


Our Learning Mentors will support you if you are experiencing difficulties with your child’s attendance. The Children and Families First Team will contact parents at home in cases of irregular attendance and/or persistent lateness.


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