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Home >> Supporting Your Child >> Learning Support Department >> Q: What are the planned arrangements for communicating between school and home?

Published on - 16-05-2016

Q: What are the planned arrangements for communicating between school and home?

  • Every student has a school planner which travels between home and school every day so that comments from parents/carers and teachers or tutors can be shared and responded to as needed.
  • Each year group has at least one parents’ evening per academic year, when all subject teachers are available to meet with parents/carers and discuss progress and learning.
  • Each student has an annual Full Report, which includes: current levels of attainment and a report from each subject teacher as well as comments from their tutor, Head of Year and a member of the Senior Leadership Team.  These are sent home to parents/carers and provide a basis for discussion about progress in different subject areas
  • If your child has an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) or Statement of SEN, then there are legal requirements for at least one formal meeting per year (the Annual Review) organised by the SENCo and attended by parents/carers, teachers and outside agencies involved in the student’s education.


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