Home School Agreement

The Oakgrove Home School Agreement

Our Home School Agreement binds teachers, parents and pupils to unite in working together to help achieve and surpass targets. It lays out exactly what is expected of you, your child and your teacher, and the responsibilities of each in order to succeed.


School will:
Complete the home – school book daily

Provide quality teaching and therefore quality learning opportunities

Set clear individual targets for learning and behaviour

Keep families informed of progress and achievement in a variety of ways

Set homework / reading tasks where appropriate

Provide support, ideas and access to expertise for families where appropriate

Provide an open and welcoming environment for families

Make at least one home visit a year

Keep all pupils safe and able to learn, using positive handling strategies when necessary

Parents / Carers will:
Encourage their child to achieve full attendance, informing the school in writing about any absences

To read and sign the home – school book daily, making sure that it is brought to school

Inform school of any changes likely to affect their child in school

Notify school of any changes regarding their child’s medical condition.

Attend all reviews

Attend school events and meetings when possible

Ensure that their child wears named school uniform each day

Support school with homework / reading tasks when set

Make sure that a named adult is at home to receive their child from school transport

Notify the school of any changes to contact details, e.g. telephone numbers

Support the school in its use of positive handling strategies

Pupils will:
Take care of themselves by being in the right place at the right time, wearing school uniform

Take care of others by being polite to everyone in school

Take care of the school by being careful with equipment and helping to keep things clean and tidy

Take care of their work by trying their best at all times

Take their home – school book home every day

Accept the use of positive handling strategies

Not share their electronic device (if applicable) with anyone on the journey to and from school.

Not use their device to take photographs or video images.

Not use their device to make contact with school staff.

Hand in their device on arrival in school.