Home School Agreement

At The Bishop Wand Church of England School we believe that the success of our students depends on a three way partnership between School, staff, students and parent/carers. We ask you to read and sign the following agreement reflecting this partnership.


As a parent / carer I will:

  1. Ensure that my child attends School every day and arrives on time.
  1. Contact the School on the first day of any illness and all subsequent days.
  1. Ensure that I am aware of the School Uniform Policy and that my child adheres to the policy.
  1. Check that my child has the correct equipment and books each day.
  1. Ensure the completion of all homework by regularly checking the planner and ‘Satchel:One’
  1. Keep myself informed of my child’s progress and behaviour in school through INSIGHT and the student planner.
  1. Attend Parents’ Consultation Evenings and discussion meetings.
  1. Notify the School promptly of any change in contact details.
  1. Encourage my child to adopt the highest standards of behaviour in School and on their journey to and from School.
  1. Support the School Behaviour Policy, including my child attending any detentions given before, during or after school.
  1. Be aware of my child’s internet useage at home, paying specific attention to social media, to help prevent them from being at risk.
  1. Support the School policy with regards to mobile phones.



As a student I will:

  1. Attend School every day.
  1. Wear the full School uniform correctly and be tidy in appearance.
  1. Show respect to staff and other students.
  1. Respect the School environment and local community.
  1. Bring the correct equipment and books to School.
  1. Access Satchel:One on a daily basis and ensure all homework is complete.
  1. Use and respect the school planner appropriately.
  1. Access INSIGHT daily to monitor attendance, timetable, rewards and sanctions.
  1. Work hard in all lessons and always try to do my best.
  1. Show respect, behave well and conduct myself safely.
  1. Participate fully and safely in all practical activities.
  1. Abide by the Code of Conduct and accept any consequences of not doing so.
  1. Use the internet/social media safely and sensibly at home.
  1. Respect the School mobile phone policy.


The Bishop Wand School

The School will:

  1. Work with you to secure a positive and happy school experience.
  1. Educate your child to his /her full potential.
  1. Encourage each student’s individual talents.
  1. Provide appropriate care and support in a safe, Christian environment.
  1. Celebrate achievement in a variety of ways.
  1. Provide a balanced curriculum.
  1. Keep you regularly informed as to your child’s progress through INSIGHT and consultation meetings.
  1. Set and mark homework in line with the School Assessment Policy.
  1. Keep you informed about School events and activities through the weekly Briefing, via email and School website.
  1. Communicate promptly in the event of an emergency or other cause for concern.
  1. Help to keep your child informed of internet safety and filter internet sites to keep them protected.
  1. Implement our School policies consistently.

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