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St Mary's Catholic High School

Home School Agreement

The school recognises that parents are the first teachers and it is by working together and setting a good example we shall enable children to gain maximum benefit from education at St Mary’s Catholic High School.

The Parents/Guardians will:

  • see that my child goes to school regularly, on time and properly equipped and advise the school if my child is absent
  • make the school aware of any concerns or problems including medical issues that might affect my child’s work or behaviour
  • support the school’s policies and guidelines for behaviour
  • support my child in homework and other opportunities for home-learning
  • attend parents’ evenings and discussions about my child’s progress
  • get to know about my child’s life at the school
  • support the school’s Catholic ethos.

The School will:

  • care for your child’s safety and happiness
  • ensure that your child achieves their full potential as a valued member of the school community
  • Provide a balanced curriculum and meet the individual needs of your child
  • achieve high standards of work and behaviour through building good relationships and developing a sense of responsibility
  • keep you informed about general school matters and about your child’s progress in particular
  • be open and welcoming and offer opportunities for you to become involved in the life of the school
  • offer a genuine experience of worship and prayer.

The Pupil will:

  • attend school regularly and on time
  • bring all the equipment I need every day
  • wear the school uniform and be tidy in appearance
  • do all my classwork and homework as well as I can, completing my homework diary
  • be polite and helpful to others following the commandment ‘Love my neighbour’ and do nothing to hinder the progress of others.
  • keep the school free from litter and graffiti
  • follow the school conduct code.

To download a copy of the Home School Agreement click here:

SMHS - Home School Agreement