Home School Agreement

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Dear Parents and Carers,

Each parent and carer has an important responsibility to work closely with their children and the school to ensure safety and achievement.

In accordance with its mission statement and aims Holy Family Catholic High School will:

  • provide a safe, happy environment, inspired by the spirit of God, where your child can flourish and where her/his efforts and achievements are valued.
  • support and promote the school’s Catholic ethos.
  • provide a broad and balanced curriculum to meet the individual needs of your child.
  • set, mark and monitor classwork, homework and coursework.
  • keep you regularly informed about your child's progress and about general school activities and events.
  • offer a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities for your child.
  • work with you to create a secure and safe environment for all pupils in the school.

We ask parents and carers to:

  • support the school’s Catholic ethos.
  • support their child, fully encouraging her/him to participate positively in all aspects of school life and value her/his efforts and achievements
  • ensure that their child maintains the best possible attendance, arriving punctually at 8.45am, properly equipped for school.
  • notify the school promptly if their child is absent for any reason and provide a written absence note. Also provide a medical appointment card to explain an absence if requested to do so.
  • avoid taking family holidays during term time.
  • keep the school informed of any concerns or problems which might affect their child's work or behaviour.
  • support the school's policies and guidelines on behaviour, sanctions and uniform.
  • support their child in homework and other opportunities for home learning
  • attend parents' evenings and other discussions about their child.
  • ensure that their child always behaves well when in school uniform and on her/his way to and from school                                                                                                                             

All Students are expected to:

  • support and promote the school’s Catholic ethos.
  • maintain the best possible attendance, arriving on time and in correct uniform.
  • bring all the equipment needed every day.
  • do classwork and homework to the best of their ability and hand it in on time.
  • make their best efforts in all aspects of school work and life and not disrupt the learning or progress of others.
  • abide by school rules and support the behaviour and discipline policies of the school
  • act with courtesy and consideration towards other people at all times both in and out of school and show respect for their opinions, feelings and property.
  • take great care of the school environment and equipment.

Should you have any concerns at any time please contact:

Your child’s Form Tutor, Progress Leader or any of the Senior Leadership Team in school. 

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Thursday 21st-Friday 22nd March - Music trip ‘Voice in a Million’ Wembley

Wednesday 27th-29th March Primary schools taster day

Tuesday 2nd April - Year 8 Parents’ Evening

Thursday 4th April - Spring Arts Evening

Monday 8th-Monday 22nd April – Easter Holidays

Wednesday 24th April - Year 9 Parents’ Evening

Friday 26th-Saturday 27th April - DoE Bronze Practice

Monday 6th May Bank Holiday

Friday 10th-Saturday 11th May - DoE Bronze Assessment

Monday 13th May – External exams begin

Wednesday 15th May - 30 pupils to Edge Hill (Aspire)

Wednesday 22nd May - 30 pupils to Edge Hill (Aspire)

 

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Mr M Symes,

Holy Family Catholic High School

 Virgins Lane.

Thornton,

L23 4UL

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