Parents of children at the school are encouraged to play a vital role in the life of the school. Parents are kept fully informed and involved in their child’s progress and are encouraged to take the opportunity to work alongside their son or daughter in the classroom / residential area.
Parents are encouraged to discuss their child’s welfare and progress with staff and to raise any concerns that they may have.
Home/school diaries, regular phone calls and newsletters keep parents in regular touch with the day-to-day progress and activities of their child.
Parents’ Open Evenings, the child’s Annual Review meeting, sport events, Christmas concerts, social events and fayres are held regularly throughout the year. All parents are invited to attend.
The school has an active Parents, Staff and Friends Association which arranges regular meetings and events throughout the year. This association has charity status.
Parents can loan apparatus and equipment at weekends and holiday times to help with the child’s management and independence in the home.
Home learning with parental support is encouraged and the school has a policy on homework and home learning.
A home/school agreement with each parent is in place to further develop the school’s partnership with parents.