St Winifred’s Catholic Primary School

Home School Agreement

The School

We will:

  • ensure that God is at the heart of everything we do;
  • ensure that we always prioritise our responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of each child:welfare
  • provide an inclusive safe, secure, happy and stimulating environment;
  • abide by the UN convention on the rights of the child (CRC)
  • ensure that each child receives a rich, broad and balanced education which supports their  needs and enables them to maximise their potential throughout the whole curriculum;
  • provide an environment where everyone is valued and respected, and in which their self esteem is enabled to flourish;
  • provide a clean, tidy, well ordered environment;
  • be open and welcoming at all times and offer opportunities for parents to be involved in the daily life of the school;
  • inform parents /guardians about school policies, activities and opportunities through regular newsletters, booklets and notices;
  • inform parents /carers about what teachers plan to teach each term, and of their child(ren)’s  progress through termly meetings and annual reports;


Signed ________________________________________          Date___________________



The Family

We will:

  • support our child in growing in their faith journey;
  • support our child in understanding the appropriate rights from the UN convention on the rights of the child (CRC)
  • ensure that our child arrives at school by 8.45 each day [12.00 p.m. for afternoon Nursery], and is cared for by an adult until the bell is rung (up to Year 5);
  • ensure that our child attends school regularly, at least 95% of school time, that we telephone the school early on the first day of absence and provide a note of explanation when our child returns to school;
  • make sure that our child is ready to learn by ensuring s(he) has adequate sleep;
  • value all members of the school community and appreciate their differences;
  • be prepared to trust the professionalism of the staff by sharing concerns and being open and honest;
  • support the school’s, aims, policies and values;
  • support our child and the school by attending meetings and open evenings;
  • support our child in homework tasks and other opportunities for home learning;
  • encourage our child in all aspects of their education and celebrate their achievements;
  • park with consideration for others at the beginning and end of each day e.g. not on zig-zags, double-parked or across driveways


Signed ________________________________________          Date___________________


The Child

I will:

  • respect my rights and the rights of others according to UN rights of the child
  • do what I am asked by adults who work in our school;
  • be polite, kind and friendly to others;
  • sort out problems without hurting others, ask for adult help when I need it;
  • forgive and make up when differences have been resolved;
  • value other people’s differences and respect their feelings;
  • appreciate and celebrate successes of others;
  • always be prepared to try, and to do my best in all my schoolwork and homework;
  • listen to adults and to other children;
  • consider others by sharing resources and taking turns;
  • be proud of and look after my school environment;
  • prevent accidents by walking around the school quietly.


Signed ________________________________________          Date___________________



We will:

  • work to build a happy, safe and supportive learning community.