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St John The Baptist Catholic Primary School

We will prepare the way by loving, living and learning with the Lord

Parents' Information

St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School.

We will prepare the way by loving, living and learning with the Lord

HOME-SCHOOL AGREEMENT

The family will:

  • Support the Catholic teaching and ethos of St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School.
  • Be a good role model for behaviour and positively support the school rules.
  • Ensure that our child arrives at school on time, in agreed uniform (correctly labelled), and ready to benefit from the day at school.
  • To strive for 100% attendance and ensure that the school is informed of any absences by    telephone.
  • Support the school’s commitment to ensure no term time holidays.
  • Communicate with the school regarding anything which may affect our child’s education or welfare.
  • Support and encourage children to read at home and to complete homework set.
  • Demonstrate courtesy and respect for others in the school community.
  • Refrain from making comments about the school, its staff or children on-line. Instead sharing concerns through appropriate channels by meeting with a senior member of staff or your child's class teacher.
  • Attend Parents’ Evenings to discuss progress, success and concerns.  
  • Encourage and celebrate our child’s achievements

 

The child will:

  • Take part in daily prayer and worship.
  • Be forgiving and show consideration for others
  • Work as hard as I can and take a pride in my work at school and at home.
  • Follow classroom and playground rules
  • Be kind and understanding towards each other
  • Be an enthusiastic and active learner
  • Dress smartly in my school uniform.
  • Tell a grown up/monitor if I am upset or unhappy.
  • Set a good example to younger pupils by my words and actions.
  • Try my best with all homework and complete it on time.
  • Take responsibility for my actions and take care of my belongings.
  • Show good sportsmanship.

 

The school will:

  • Provide a Catholic setting for the education of all pupils.
  • Provide a happy, caring, safe and supportive learning environment
  • Praise and reward good behaviour in class, the school and the community.
  • Encourage pupils to work to the best of their ability.
  • Praise and reward good attendance and punctuality and challenge poor attendance and punctuality.
  • Develop children’s independence by giving your child increasing responsibility for his/her own learning, behaviour and belongings.
  • Keep parents informed about children’s progress and well being.
  • Welcome parents and carers to share comments and concerns pledging to address or resolve them as soon as possible.
  • Make your child’s education meaningful and enjoyable.
  • Prepare your child to become a valued member of society.
  • Promote kindness, courtesy and good manners