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Published on 14th November 2014

The school will:

  • Insist on high standards of both work and behaviour and develop pupils’ sense of responsibility and belonging to the school.
  • Provide a safe, well-ordered and caring environment for pupils.
  • Provide pupils with the opportunity to achieve their full potential by providing a balanced curriculum to meet their individual needs.
  • Value pupils as individuals and give opportunities to them to express their views.
  • Identify pupils’ academic and personal needs and provide appropriate intervention and support where necessary.
  • Provide an annual written report and opportunities to discuss pupils’ progress, achievements and problems that might arise.
  • Provide opportunities for parents to learn about and contribute to their child’s education, and issues affecting life in school.

The parent(s)/carer(s) will:

  • Conduct all communication with the school in a polite and respectful manner in accordance with the ethos of the school.
  • Take responsibility for and monitor pupils’ use of the computer/mobile phone to ensure they are used appropriately.
  • Support the School’s Behaviour Policy and any sanctions issued.
  • Ensure that pupils come to school regularly on time with the equipment that they need, and in the correct school uniform.
  • Attend parents’ evenings, and discussions about pupils’ progress.
  • Not take pupils out of school during term time.
  • Support and encourage pupils in homework and reading.
  • Support pupils’ involvement in extracurricular activities.
  • Inform the school about any problem which might affect pupils’ work and behaviour.
  • Check and sign the student planner each week.

The pupil will:

  • Behave well and be polite and respect all in our community.
  • Obey the school rules and accept sanctions in an appropriate way.
  • Show respect to school staff, fellow pupils, school property and the school environment.
  • Not bring mobile phones, iPods, MP3 players or any other valuables into school.
  • Arrive at school and lessons on time.
  • Bring the correct equipment for each day and look after it when in school.
  • Follow the school rules with regard to school uniform and appearance.
  • Work hard and do all their class work and any homework as well as they can.
  • Act as Ambassadors when off the school premises.
  • Keep their parent(s)/carer(s) informed and involved in their life at school.


The Fernwood School Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco Policy (see Policy for further detail)

We understand that if any pupil:

  • is in possession of drugs in school
  • passes drugs or substances alleged to be drugs on to another pupil
  • asks another pupil to get drugs for them in school

they are likely to be permanently excluded


Parent/Carer Signature: _______________________ Name : ____________________________

Pupil Signature:_______________________________Name: _____________________________

Tutor Group:_________________________________ Date: ______________________________






Head Teacher – Mr P Burke
The Fernwood School, Goodwood Road, Wollaton, Nottingham, NG8 2FT
0115 9286 326 |
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