Always make sure your child attends regularly, arrives on time and wears the correct uniform
Keep in touch with school and attend meetings
You will be sent progress updates each term, a full annual report and an invitation to an annual Parents’ Evening
If you are concerned about your child’s progress at any time, please contact the tutor or Curriculum Learning Tutor; a daily report can be issued and you will receive feedback about issues like work-quality, behaviour and homework each evening
If you have any issues that worry you, please contact the tutor, or Curriculum Learning Tutor, earlier rather than later; if we don’t know about it, we can’t deal with it
Ask for letters and complete reply slips as quickly as possible; the Headteacher sends out a newsletter once every half term; you can have these emailed to you if you would prefer; just let us know; you can also check the school website for information
If there are important changes in your child's life, please let their tutor know (medical problems, home circumstances, changes to contact details)
Find out what sort of day your child has had at school; ask about what they have done, what went well? And if there have been any problems?
Ask about homework and check the planner; you can communicate with any teacher by writing a note in the planner; in this, you will find merit stickers for good work and attitude to learning and any demerit stamps and detentions for things that have concerned a teacher, like poor organisation, a poor standard of work, or no homework; this helps you keep track on a day-to-day basis.
Encourage reading and give help if needed; reading remains the single most important skill that will make a difference to grades achieved
Encourage your child to take part in extra-curricular activities