Code of Conduct

Home school parent/carers code of conduct

As the parent/carer of a child at Hall Mead School I shall:

  • See that my child goes to school regularly, on time and properly equipped
  • Telephone before 9.00 a.m. if my child is absent and provide a written note of explanation for the absence on their return
  • Make the Academy aware of any concerns or problems that might affect my child’s work or behaviour
  • Support the Academy’s policies and guidelines for behaviour
  • Support the Academy’s policies for uniform and appearance
  • Support my child in homework and other opportunities for home learning and sign their homework diary weekly
  • Attend parents’ evenings and discussions and reply to communications about my child’s progress
  • Get to know about my child’s life at school
  • To be reviewed: September 2019

The role of students

The Academy expects that students will:

  • Show independence in and develop control over his/her own behaviour and learning
  • Display maturity in all relationships, marked by mutual respect
  • Enjoy confidence in oneself as a learner
  • Act as an active partner in the design, implementation and evaluation of their education
  • Take responsibility for his/her own behaviour and learning
  • Be engaged with learning and the life of the Academy
  • Students can expect to be informed of positive effort through verbal praise, the homework diary and our range of certificates and rewards
  • Tutors will be able to celebrate success by using data produced on a regular basis
  • Poor behaviour will be shared with parents/carers who are our best supporters in helping to correct such matters

As a student of Hall Mead School I shall:

  • Attend the Academy regularly and on time
  • Bring all the books and equipment I need every day
  • Follow the Academy rules on behaviour, uniform and appearance
  • To be reviewed: September 2019

The role of the Academy

The Academy will:

  • Care for your child’s safety and happiness
  • Ensure that your child achieves their full potential as a valued member of the school community to enable them to progress successfully beyond Hall Mead School
  • Provide a balanced curriculum and appropriate teaching and learning groups and strategies to meet the needs of your child
  • Set, mark and monitor classwork and homework and provide guidance to promote improvement
  • Achieve high standards of work and behaviour through building good relationships, developing a sense of responsibility, promoting tolerance and implementing rewards and sanctions fairly
  • Provide a range of extracurricular activities
  • Keep you informed about general school matters and about your child’s progress in particular through reports and parental meetings
  • Contact parents if there is a problem relating to attendance, punctuality, progress, behaviour, appearance
  • Welcome parental involvement in Academy events