Home school agreement


Roach Vale Primary School

Home-School Agreement 2019-2020


Our aim:

‘Roach Vale Primary School aims to be a place of excellence which provides a rich and caring environment for all within the school community.’


In order to achieve this aim we, who are concerned for the education of


_________________________________ make the following agreement.


The School

We, both as individual members of staff and as a whole school, will:

  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of every individual child within the school
  • Provide a safe, caring environment
  • Have clear aims and learning objectives for all pupils
  • Demonstrate that every pupil is valued as an individual
  • Encourage children to do their best at all times, and reward them for effort as well as achievement
  • Inform parents of any concerns we may have related to the child, and be available, by prior arrangement, to discuss the child’s progress or concerns
  • Inform parents about what the teachers aim to teach the child each term
  • Inform parents about how they can help their child at home
  • Show respect for children and parents and the concerns they may have
  • Set homework in line with National Guidelines and the school’s homework policy
  • Implement, maintain and review a discipline policy and a complaints procedure in line with national and local guidelines
  • Ensure that racist incidents are not tolerated and are dealt with according to the school’s Race Equality Policy


The Parents/Carers

As a parent/carer of a pupil at Roach Vale Primary School I/we will:

  • Encourage my child to read and hear him/her read on a regular basis
  • Support my child’s learning, ensuring the completion of any homework set
  • Support the school in maintaining high standards of behaviour in line with the school’s discipline policy
    • Ensure my own behaviour and language whilst in the school or its grounds demonstrates respect for others and sets a good example for children
    • Respond to any reasonable requests by the school to discuss my child’s education
    • Make sure my child attends regularly and notify the school of reasons for any absence
    • Not take my child out of school for family holidays during term time
    • Make sure my child arrives at school on time
    • Encourage my child to follow the school’s uniform guidelines
    • Make sure my child has the necessary equipment for school e.g. PE kits, swimming kit etc.
    • Demonstrate a positive attitude towards the school and respect for adults working there
    • Encourage my child to be racially tolerant and support the school in the implementation of its Race Equality Policy

      The Child

      As a child at Roach Vale Primary School I will:

      • Show that I am willing to work to the best of my ability
      • Try and get on with others in the school community
      • Tell an adult if I feel unsafe or am being bullied
      • Refrain from using racial or homophobic language
      • Encourage my parents to be involved in my learning
      • Keep the school’s rules: 
      1. Walk at all times in the building
      2. Inside the building, speak without shouting
      3. Show courtesy to others at all times
      4. Respect other people and their property
      5. Keep my hands and feet to myself
      6. No swapping or trading of items brought from home
      7. Use acceptable behaviour
      8. Respect the school property


      Teacher’s signature: …………………………….…. (on behalf of the school)


      Parent/Carer’s signature: ……………………………..


      Child’s signature: ……………………………………. Date: ………………

      Please sign form. To be reviewed annually.


Our School Expectations:


 Be kind


Be safe


Be respectful


Be brave

Find Us

Contact Us

  • Roach Vale, Colchester,
    Essex CO4 3YN
  • Tel: 01206 861324
  • Fax: 01206 869751
  • admin@roachvale.essex.sch.uk


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