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Home School Agreement

The School will endeavour to:

  • Care for the children’s safety and happiness in a Christian setting
  • Encourage children to do their best at all times
  • Provide a balanced curriculum in line with the National Curriculum
  • Encourage children to take care of their surroundings and to respect and care for each other
  • Meet the needs of all children including those with Special Educational needs
  • Aim for high standards in work and behaviour
  • Develop good attitudes to learning and a sense of responsibility
  • Maintain the School’s Behaviour Policy and take steps to prevent bullying
  • Keep parents informed about school events through emails, newsletters and notices
  • Be open and welcoming and offer opportunities for parents to be involved in the daily life of school and in the activities of the ‘Friends of Hippings’
  • Provide opportunities for children to take part in a range of extra-curricular activities
  • Provide homework appropriate to the age and ability of the children
  • Provide an annual written report on children’s progress and achievements
  • Provide information about children’s work, behaviour and progress at other times, when necessary
  • Review the School’s Prospectus each year
  • Support and reinforce safety on the roads
  • Have procedures for complaints
  • Provide access to health professionals and support the work of the Local Health Authority in caring for the children’s health

Families will endeavour to:

  • Make sure that children come to school regularly and on time and collect them promptly after school, where necessary
  • Inform the school if children are unable to attend, and provide a note or telephone call explaining their absence
  • Note the information provided on the school website and in the school prospectus, especially the advice given about health and safety in school and about medicines
  • Be aware of health issues and help prevent health risks in school
  • Support the school’s Behaviour Policy including the measures the school takes to prevent bullying
  • Encourage children to keep the school rules
  • Provide children with named school uniform and P.E. kit and encourage them to be tidy and clean
  • Attend Parents’ Evenings to discuss children’s progress.
  • Support children with their homework and other opportunities for home learning
  • Make sure children know how to travel safely, especially to school
  • Park safely in appropriate places when coming to school
  • Follow the Parents Code of Conduct
  • Communicate to school any concerns that may affect children’s learning

The Pupil will:

  • Always try to work hard and do my best
  • Take good care of the school and not spoil or waste things
  • Be friendly, polite and helpful and embrace the school values
  • Not hurt anyone in anything I say or do
  • Keep the school and class rules
  • Do my homework as well as I can
  • Keep myself safe when using the road
  • Wear my school uniform with pride

Homework Policy