Home School Agreement

We (the parents) agree to:

•Fully support our child with her/his homework, exam revision and other opportunities for home learning by providing at home a quiet, calm environment, without any distractions (TV, mobile phones, magazines etc) each evening, weekend and during holidays.
•Make AFPS aware of any concerns or problems that might affect our child’s work or behaviour.
•Ensure that our child attends regularly and punctually; is collected promptly; to inform the office by phone before 9.00am if our child is going to be absent and to provide a written note on his/her return.
•Ensure that our child’s attendance does not fall below 95% for any given term and we understand that if the attendance falls below this figure then AFPS reserves the right to ask us to find an alternative school. This is in the best interest of the child because we understand that our child cannot make educational progress if attendance is low.
•Ensure that our child has a tidy appearance and is always in correct uniform; brings her/his books, homework diary and homework book and we understand that AFPS reserves the right to send our child home if s/he is not in correct uniform.
•Attend termly parents evenings; annual presentation day and annual review meeting.
•Become familiar with AFPS academic calendar which incorporates Ramadan, Eid and Hajj holidays and to avoid during term time any family holidays or commitments or arrange non-emergency appointments with doctors, dentists, opticians etc.
•Check, write comment(s) and sign our child’s homework diary every week and to inform the Head teacher in writing if our child is not receiving enough homework.
•Teach our child to respect their environment, their own and other people’s property, themselves and other people regardless of age gender, race, religion or disability.
•Teach my child good behaviour.
•To check achievement targets for my child with the teacher. If I am not satisfied I must inform the teacher and discuss the matter and mutually agree a revised target. I will inform the Head teacher in writing within 15 days of the parent consultation if I am not happy with the revised target.
•I understand that if my child is bullying anyone at school I will fully support the school to eradicate this pattern of behaviour.

Al-Furqan Primary School (AFPS) agrees to:
•Provide a happy secure Islamic environment in which every pupil has the opportunity to discover and realise his or her full potential.
•Arrange termly parents evenings per AFPS academic year during which general progress of the pupils will be discussed with class teachers.
•Send reports to parents at the end of the academic year.
•Arrange an Annual Presentation Day to celebrate the achievement of pupils and an Annual Review meeting with individual parents and pupils.
•Inform parents about activities and events through termly newsletters and other letters.
•Inform parents about any concerns regarding attendance, punctuality, behaviour and uniform.
•Provide homework book to be returned at the agreed time.
•Any report of bullying will be dealt with in line with the Anti-Bullying Policy.

Pupils to agree to:
•Always work quietly and to the best of my ability; to complete class work, homework; prepare and revise for exams.
•Keep my parents informed of the work done during the day and review homework diary with my parents and obtain their signature.
•To pass on any letters or other information sent by AFPS to my parents.
•Follow teachers instructions, school rules and to be polite, courteous, caring, responsible and respectful to my teachers and to my fellow pupils.
•Always bring to school required books and homework diary.
•Always wear the correct uniform and be tidy in appearance.
•Take care and respect equipment, furniture, buildings and other properties and to ensure that the school of free from litter and graffiti.
•Not to call anyone by a name other than their proper name and to keep my hands and feet to myself.
•To be courageous and speak out and inform my teacher in school straightaway and parents if I am being bullied (harassed). Bullying is defined in school as: name calling, physical aggression, threats, spreading rumours and is part of a pattern of behaviour rather than an isolated incident. (Includes extortion, assault, blackmail, incitement to racial hatred).