Home School Agreement

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Every Pupil is entitled to:

  • Be welcomed as a member of the school community
  • Be able to learn in an orderly and clean physical environment
  • Feel safe and secure in school from insults, intimidation, violence, threats and danger of any kind
  • Be encouraged to develop and reach his/her full potential, both inside and outside the classroom
  • Be treated with consideration, courtesy and respect

The Parent(s)/Carer(s)

Parent/Carer: I/We will:

  • Make the school aware if there are any issues that might affect my child’s well-being or work
  • Ensure that my child comes to school regularly and arrives on time
  • Have regard for the school’s attendance target of 100%, holidays must not be taken in term time
  • Provide school with at least 2 working contact numbers and inform school of any change of address/telephone number immediately
  • Ensure that my child follows the standards and expectations set by the school
  • Make my child aware of and support the zero tolerance on electronic devices
  • Ensure that my child wears the correct school uniform and follows the Appearance Code
  • Support school policies and guidelines for behaviour. (See website:) www.lordderbyacademy.co.uk
  • Monitor my child’s homework, coursework and other independent learning, signing the planner each week and encouraging the meeting of deadlines
  • Attend Parents’ Evening and other discussions about my child’s progress. If unable to attend, rearrange at a mutually convenient time
  • Model high standards of behaviours at all times
  • Not make derogatory comments on social media about pupils or school staff or the school
  • Encourage my child to participate in enrichment activities and to attend additional GCSE sessions

The Pupil: I will

  • Adhere to the school’s standards and expectations
  • Abide by the Lord Derby Academy Behaviour and Appearance Code
  • Wear full school uniform correctly and look neat and tidy as per the Behaviour and Appearance Code
  • Abide by the school’s Acceptable Use Policy and not refer to the school or school staff on social media
  • Be polite and respectful to everyone in school and in the local community
  • Take care of the school site, keeping it free of graffiti, litter and damage
  • Attend school regularly, arriving on time
  • Arrive at lessons fully equipped and willing to learn
  • Complete homework and coursework to the best of my ability in all subjects
  • Respect homework and coursework deadlines in all subjects
  • Leave valuable items at home
  • Not misuse social media whereby it can affect others negatively
  • Participate in enrichment activities
  • Attend additional GCSE sessions
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