We keep parents fully informed of their child’s progress and behaviour through the Class Charts app which ‘live’ reports the awarding of medals (for positive behaviours) and concerns. When problems occur, it is usual for parents to be involved from an early stage. In return, we ask parents to support decisions made by the school. We believe our success as a school is based on positive relationships between students, parents, staff and governors. We know students are happiest, and make the most progress, when school and parents work in close partnership.
We encourage partnership with parents to create the conditions most likely to lead to all-round educational success. Parents are encouraged to contact the school and a list of our contacts is published on the school website. Please note, we always warn parents that an immediate reply is unlikely, however, we always endeavour to reply within two working days. We run a highly effective Parent Council, where parents can work with members of our Senior Leadership Team to shape school policies.
All girls complete regular assessment tasks in line with the school marking policy and in addition undertake some formal tests. Teaching staff use this data to produce information for parents which the school will communicate via a report or monitor. Parents will receive feedback about their daughter’s progress at least once per term.
The information is used in school to track girls’ progress throughout the year and allows the school to identify those students who may need extra help and assistance to keep on track. Parents may also contact the Head of Year if they have any concerns regarding their daughter’s progress or any other issue relating to life in school.
We recognise the importance of making and maintaining strong home-school links and always endeavour to work closely with home. A strong partnership with parents and carers is vital to the success of our school. The following list is what you can expect from us, as parents:
Invitations to a number of events throughout the year, including: