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Home School Agreement

Ark Franklin - Teaching and Learning

Pupils deserve the highest possible standard of teaching and support to help them learn.

Franklin will

Place an emphasis on English and Mathematics to ensure mastery;
Provide an enriched curriculum which challenges and motivates;
Use regular assessment to track pupil progress;
Ensure early intervention for those children experiencing difficulties.

Home will

Take an interest in what their child is learning;
Support Franklin's philosophy of high expectations for all;
Participate, where possible, in class activities and off-site visits.

Pupils will

Come to Franklin each day ready to learn;
Work hard in all lessons;
Complete their homework every day.

 

Attendance

Pupils have the right to education and parents have a legal responsibility to make sure children attend regularly.

Franklin will

Contact parents on the first day of unknown absence;
Contact parents of children who regularly arrive late for school.

Home will

Make every effort to make sure that their child will attend academy every day and on time;
Inform the academy as soon as possible about any absence and the reason for it;
Wherever possible, avoid taking children on holiday during term time.

Pupils will

Attend academy every day and arrive on time.

Behaviour and attitude

Pupils learn best in an orderly environment where everyone knows what is expected of them.

Franklin will

Have a code of behaviour which creates a safe and caring environment for everyone;
Make sure that all staff, pupils and parents know what behaviour is expected;
Consistently implement the expected code of behaviour, sanctions and rewards;
Encourage staff and pupils to have a positive attitude to learning and caring.

Home will

Give praise at home for good behaviour and attitude at Franklin;
Work with the Franklin to find solutions in cases of unacceptable behaviour.

Pupils will

Keep Franklin and class rules;
Have a positive attitude to learning and Franklin;

Adhere to the dress code and uniform policy.

Home learning

Learning at home has an important part to play in helping pupils to achieve.

Franklin will

Keep parents informed about homework;
Provide suitable materials and advice on home based activities and how to help.

Home will

Encourage their child to read everyday and sign the reading diary.

Pupils will

Complete all homework set and return it to Franklin on time.
Read every day.

Communication

Good communication between home and Franklin is essential to make sure that pupils get the support they need.

Franklin will

Be opening and welcoming at all times and offer opportunities for parents to become involved in school life;
Make sure that parents have information about their child’s progress and behaviour and general school matters;
Make sure that parents are informed about what their child is learning;
Arrange for parents to discus and set targets for their child;
Make sure they listen to parent’s concerns and do their best to help.

Home will

Tell Franklin about anything which might affect their child’s work or behaviour;
Attend parent evenings;
Raise concerns promptly and directly with Franklin.

Pupils will

Take home letters, notes and reports from Franklin and give them to their parents;
Talk with parents and teachers about any worries regarding school.

Preparedness

Being prepared for learning is essential and is a valuable life skill.

Franklin will

Ensure that our teachers plan all the lessons they teach;
Have the materials and resources available for rich learning to take place.

Home will

Make sure their child wears the correct uniform to school every day;
Make sure their child comes to Franklin with the necessary equipment and books.

Pupils will

Wear their correct uniform every day;
Come to Franklin with the correct equipment and books.