HOME SCHOOL AGREEMENT (May 2017)

Everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. The Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 prohibits direct and indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation of people on the grounds of protected characteristics – disability, gender, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sex and sexual orientation and age. Here at Le Rocquier, we also protect: race, religion or belief.

 

Student

I will . . . . .

Parent(s)/carer(s)

I/we will . . . . .

School

We will . . . . .

Readiness for school

Always wear the correct school uniform.

Remember books, equipment and a school bag in which to carry them.

Send my child to school in the correct school uniform.

Make sure they have the correct books and equipment for school each day.

Insist that the correct school uniform is worn at all times.

Provide a timetable to enable your child to know which books and equipment are needed for each day.

Attendance and punctuality

Attend school every day, on time, ready to learn and take part in school activities.

Arrive at lessons on time throughout the school day.

Follow the school’s procedure if I am ill and need to go home.

Make sure my child attends school on time every day; refreshed and alert.

Advise the school of any unavoidable absence on the first day.

Provide a written explanation of any absence.

Encourage and reward good attendance and punctuality.

Contact parents/carers if concerned about absence, punctuality or illness at school.

Class and homework

Do my class work and homework to the best of my ability.

Concentrate, remain on task, work hard and follow instructions.

Record homework in my student planner.

Complete homework and hand it in on time.

Take an active and supportive interest in the work done by my child.

Encourage them to always to do their best.

Support my child in homework and other opportunities for home learning and check their student planner each evening.

Provide a balanced curriculum to meet the needs of your child.

Teach effectively and set high standards of work.

Encourage them to feel a sense of achievement, rewarding good work.

Provide them with the skills to achieve their potential in exams.

Set and mark homework regularly.

Behaviour

Co-operate with the staff and accept the authority and rules of the behaviour policy of the school.

Consider and respect the feelings and property of other people both in the school and the wider community.

Care for the grounds, buildings, furniture and equipment provided by the school.

Take responsibility for my actions and work together with staff to resolve any issues that may arise.

Understand and follow the school rules regarding being on site at lunchtimes.

Encourage my child to have high standards of behaviour at all times.

Support the school’s behaviour policy, helping them to achieve maturity, self-discipline and self-control.

Encourage my child to treat all who attend the school with respect.

Support the school in its policy of monitoring students during break and lunchtime.

Accept responsibility for my child if they truant or abscond from the school premises without permission during lunchtime.

Encourage high standards of behaviour at all times.

Treat all who attend school with respect.

Lead by example and act as good role models.

Sanction poor behaviour, especially bullying.

Actively work with your child to resolve any problems, which may inhibit their progress at school.

Provide adequate adult supervision to monitor students during lunchtime.

Pastoral support

Let my teachers know if I have any worries or concerns.

Let the school know if there are any concerns or problems likely to affect my child’s learning or behaviour.

Care for your child’s safety and happiness.

Listen and respond to any concerns.

Links with the school

Take all letters home to parents/carers.

Return replies from letters if necessary.

Complete any sanctions given to me.

Attend parents’ evenings.

Read all correspondence from the school and reply appropriately if necessary.

Support the school if sanctions become necessary.

Keep you regularly informed and consult with you about general matters and the progress of your child.

Extra curricular life of the school

Join in extra curricular activities and clubs

Where possible, support events provided by the school: productions, functions, etc.

Encourage my child to develop interests beyond the school curriculum.

Inform you of, activities, events, functions and school trips organised at school or by the school.