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"High Achievement with Care and Discipline for All"

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The school will:

  • Conduct all communication with the parents in a polite and respectful manner in accordance with the ethos of the school
  • Insist on high standards of both work and behaviour and develop students’ sense of responsibility and belonging to the  school.
  • Provide a safe, well-ordered caring and healthy environment for students.
  • Provide students with the opportunity to achieve their full potential by providing a balanced curriculum to meet their individual needs.
  • Value students as individuals and give opportunities to them to express their views.
  • Identify students’ academic and personal needs and provide appropriate intervention and support  where necessary.
  • Provide an annual written report and opportunities to discuss students’ 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 students’ use of the computer/mobile phone and social media to ensure they are used appropriately and students are not putting themselves at risk.
  • Support  the School’s Behaviour Policy and any sanctions issued.
  • Ensure that students come to school regularly on time with the equipment that they need, and in the correct school uniform.
  • Attend parents’ evenings, and discussions about students’ progress.
  • Not take students out of school during term time.
  • Support and encourage students in homework and reading.
  • Support students’ involvement in extracurricular activities.
  • Inform the school about any problem which might affect students’ work and behaviour.
  • Check and sign the student planner each week.

The student 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 students, 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. 


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