School and Family Agreement


Agreement for school

The school will do its best to:


  • Demonstrate our faith and the school’s foundation in the teaching of Jesus Christ, by what we teach and the way we live and worship in our school
  • Support your child’s well-being and safety by providing a safe, supportive and caring environment
  • Help and encourage your child to reach their full potential
  • Promote high standards of behaviour so we can maintain a safe environment for all children
  • Offer a broad and balanced curriculum which meets the needs of your child
  • Inform you how your child is progressing
  • Inform you of the work your child is to cover each term
  • Communicate and inform you of school life through notices, newsletters, school website, school facebook, dojo, texts and email.
  • Encourage good attendance and address any concerns with parents/carers where necessary
  • Celebrate your child’s academic and personal achievements
  • Be open and welcoming, at all reasonable times, and offer opportunities for you to become involved in the life of the school
  • Contact you as soon as possible if we are concerned about your child’s work or behaviour
  • Contact you if there is a persistent problem concerning your child’s attendance or punctuality
  • Set homework tasks regularly
  • Offer extra–curricular activities to enrich your child’s experiences


Agreement for parents/carers

To help my child at school, I will do my best to:


  • Make sure that my child arrives in school on time and is collected on time
  • Make sure that my child attends school regularly
  • Inform the school of the reason for any absence
  • Ensure that my child wears the correct school uniform and follows the school uniform policy
  • Support the school in maintaining good behaviour and discipline
  • Encourage my child to try their best so they can reach their full potential
  • Encourage my child to respect and care for one another through supporting the school values
  • Support my child with reading at home daily
  • Support my child with homework regularly ensuring it is returned on time
  • Read and follow school policies
  • Engage in parent meetings and work together with the school in order to achieve the best outcomes for my child
  • Communicate with the school any concerns that I have about my child that may affect their behaviour in school or ability to learn
  • Attempt to support the Catholic community and the school governors in the financial responsibilities for maintaining the school in good repair e.g. Contributing to the Building Fund
  • Support our school values as stated in our Mission, Vision and Aims statement (on website)
  • Support my child in prayer, worship and celebrations through the gospel values of Christ
  • Make sure communication with the school is respectful
  • Understand that I should communicate with staff during working hours


Agreement for pupils

I will do my best to respect myself, others and my school by:


  • Arrive at school on time and ready to learn (with correct resources for the day)
  • Try my best to do my work and ask for help if I need it
  • Following our School Values to be, respectful, kind, polite, safe and to try our best
  • Listening to instructions from the adults at school and follow school values
  • Behaving well, setting a good example
  • Completing the homework that is provided and bringing it back to school on time
  • Wearing the correct school uniform
  • Taking care of our school environment
  • Taking care of all school property and resources

(e.g. books, prayer bags etc.)



St Gabriel's Catholic Primary School, Well Lane, Alsager, Stoke-on-Trent ST7 2PG