Our home school agreement is in our Student Organiser and is one of the first documents to be signed at the beginning of each academic year.  It marks the commitment we all put into each child's education: the school; the parent and the student.  

As a school, we will: As a student, I will: As the parents/carers, we will:
  • Value each child as an individual
  • Promote the highest standards of achievement, progress and behaviour
  • Be in close contact with parents regarding attendance, punctuality, uniform and equipment
  • Let parents know about any concerns or problems that affect their child in school
  • Send home regular report cards which update parents on academic progress
  • Set, mark and monitor home learning and provide facilities for studying in school
  • Provide a wide range of enrichment activities for students to take part in
  • Record and reward good performance and progress as part of our PROUD award
  • Arrange three Academic Tutoring Days during which progress will be discussed
  • Keep parents informed about school activities through appropriate letters home, the school website, newsletters and notices about special events
  • Provide a safe, well-ordered and caring environment
  • Sanction poor behaviour when it is needed
  • Prepare students for their next steps
  • Attend school regularly (over 95%) and be on time
  • Wear my school uniform correctly and be tidy in appearance
  • Bring all of the essential equipment every day
  • Let my tutor, my achievement leader or my learning mentor know as early as possible if I have a problem
  • Complete all my home learning, classwork and exams to the best of my ability
  • Use my Student Organiser to record my home learning, achievements, aims, PROUD points and attendance
  • Follow the Expectations for Learning and the PROUD in 10
  • Show respect to others both inside and outside of school
  • Be prepared to reflect and resolve on situations if things go wrong
  • Follow all instructions to given to me by a member of staff promptly
  • Ensure my child attends school regularly, on time, fully equipped and in the full correct uniform
  • Let the school know immediately if there are any concerns or problems that might affect my child at school
  • Support the school’s Expectations for Learning policy including giving my permission for students to attend detentions afterschool and attend meetings following behaviour incidents
  • Support my child with home learning by checking Go4Schools, the Student Organiser, providing them with a space and the resources to study and asking them about their day
  • Support my child to attend school trips and other experiences
  • Check and sign the Student Organiser once a week
  • Attend Academic Tutoring Days and other discussions about my child’s progress
  • Get to know about my child’s life at Castle Manor Academy by reading letters home, the school website, newsletters and attending special events