This agreement is the foundation of the partnership between home, the student and the Academy.
The Academy Agreement
The Academy will provide high quality teaching, learning and support.
We will offer a broad curriculum which is challenging and meets the individual needs of your child.
The Academy will encourage curiosity and motivate your child to be a lifelong learner.
We will provide opportunities for your child to develop independent learning skills in timetabled lessons, in extra-curricular activities and at home.
We will provide an environment which is welcoming, secure, caring, well resourced and stimulating.
We will provide an atmosphere of trust in which your child has a sense of personal worth, feels valued, and can develop confidence, resilience, respect and leadership within our Academy and the wider community.
The Academy will create and maintain an ethos and culture where our core values are valued and celebrated.
We will provide your child with a Form Tutor and regular access to a Head of Learning and Learning Coach (if appropriate), working in partnership with you and your child to ensure their aspirational targets are achieved.
The Academy will keep you informed about developments through newsletters, the Academy website, parent app, Parents Evenings, meetings and occasional letters home.
The Student Agreement
I will actively support the Academy ethos and the Trust, Teamwork, Tenacity values.
I will try my hardest to model the values in everything I do in the Academy.
I will abide by all the Academy Standards that underpin the Academy core values – this includes the Academy dress code, code of conduct and consistency across the classroom.
I will help to maintain an atmosphere of trust and confidence so that everyone has a sense of personal worth and feels valued.
I will always be polite, use appropriate language and be respectful to Academy staff and students.
I will be mature and seek support from staff and other students to reconcile any differences I have with other members of the Academy community.
I will work to the best of my ability in lesson time, meet work deadlines set by my teachers and complete all set homework.
I will attend the Academy on time or earlier each day and attend all lessons on time.
I will make every effort to attend the Academy 100% of the time and always look to be above the 96% Academy attendance target.
I will attend all of my timetabled lessons and make sure I arrive to each lesson on time.
I will be organised and well equipped every day; coming to the Academy with a large bag, student planner and pencil case with a minimum of two pens, a pencil and a ruler.
I will follow the Academy dress code (as displayed on the Academy website) and wear it as it would be worn in the business sector.
I will actively keep the Academy free from litter and graffiti making it a pleasant place to study.
I will pay for any intentional damage I make to property of the Academy building.
I will comply with the Academy rules on IT and internet use (as displayed on the Academy website).
The Parent or Carer Agreement
I will ensure my child attends the Academy and makes every effort that they attend above the 96% Academy attendance target. Under no circumstance will I take my child out of the Academy in term time to go on a family holiday.
I will ensure my child attends the Academy on time or earlier each day.
I will ensure my child is in correct uniform each day (as displayed on the Academy website).
I will ensure my child is well equipped and organised for the Academy at the start of each day (as displayed on the Academy website).
I will support the Academy policies and guidelines on standards and behaviour, working with the Academy to progress my child’s learning.
I will attend Parents’ Evenings to discuss my child’s progress and take an active interest in their education.
I will support all of the Academy standards that underpin the Academy core values and support the consequences used to improve these standards.
I will support the Academy behaviour management policy and work closely with the Academy to ensure my child’s expectations and standards are high, allowing them to progress more quickly.
I will check my child’s planner regularly and sign it weekly ensuring all homework / independent study is completed within the time given.
I will keep the Academy informed of any issues/events which may affect my child’s behaviour or performance, negatively or positively.
I will keep up to date with Academy news and developments through the website, parent app and occasional letters/newsletters.
I will support the Academy ethos and the Trust, Teamwork, Tenacity values.
I will support the Academy protocol on IT and internet use (as displayed on the Academy website) and grant permission for my child to use the Academy network system.
I give permission for my child’s image (still or video) to be used on the website, in the media and in the prospectus/other promotional Academy publications.