Home School Agreement

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Staff At St Johns will support your child by:


  • Providing a safe, secure and happy environment
  • Being highly motivated, enthusiastic and working hard to achieve the aims and vision of our school
  • Engaging in continual professional development and continually reviewing and improving practice
  • Encouraging all children to do their best at all times and to aim for and achieve high standards
  • Listening to the views of our children, parents, carers and the wider community
  • Working in partnership with other schools,parish and local community.
  • Encouraging independence, responsibility, resilience and a sense of pride.
  • Providing a fun and stimulating learning environment and creating exciting learning opportunities
  • Informing parents of progress at regular meetings
  • Creating an atmosphere of mutual respect between staff, pupils, parents/carers and wider community


Parents will support their child by:


  • Working in partnership with the school community
  • Ensuring that their children arrive at school on time (8.50am) each day and are absent only in unavoidable circumstances (illness, family crisis, authorised holiday)
  • Ensuring children wear the correct uniform
  • Reading with their children at home and Learning their times tables.
  • Make a positive contribution to learning, giving due importance to homework and actively working with their child whenever possible.
  • Attending parent meetings to discuss progress
  • Encouraging children to bring the correct equipment to school
  • Encouraging children to do their best,  become independent, responsible and resilient.
  • Support and reinforce the school’s Behaviour Policy