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At Humberstone Junior Academy we believe that all children should be challenged to reach their full potential, take pride in their achievements and be encouraged to celebrate the achievements of others. 
We work together as a learning community to create a learning environment where everyone is valued, cared for and happy. 

We believe that offering our children a creative and stimulating curriculum, based on first hand learning experiences, makes learning fun and challenging for all.  By building confidence and encouraging risk taking, we are developing important life skills and a lifelong love of learning.  We have high expectations for all our children.

 

 

The school will:

 

  • Provide a happy, safe and respectful learning environment where all children are supported and encouraged to reach their full potential
  • Provide a creative and challenging curriculum which is tailored to children’s needs
  • Inform parents of their child’s progress through parents evening twice a year and end of year reports as well as through more day to day discussions with class teachers, newsletters, reading records and through the schools website and social media
  • Provide a Pupil Intervention Plan to meet the needs of children who may require specific or additional support
  • Inform parents of the curriculum scheme of work for their child each term through the school website and through information from class teachers
  • Provide termly opportunities for parents to visit the school and take part in learning activities with their child through open lessons, project exhibitions and presentations, family breakfast etc
  • Always arrange a time to discuss and try and resolve any parental concerns
  • Set regular and appropriate homework for children
  • Contact parents as soon as possible if there are any concerns about a child’s learning, attendance or behaviour

 

 

The pupils will:

 

  • Follow school rules and the playground code of conduct
  • Be positive and always try their best
  • Take responsibility for their own learning, homework, behaviour and property
  • Be polite and show respect to adults and children in all aspects of school life
  • Complete all homework that is set, on time, including reading every night
  • Tell a member of staff if they are worried about anything
  • Wear the correct uniform – this includes correct footwear, hairstyles, no jewellery and no make up

 

 

The parents will:

 

  • Be positive and supportive in all aspects of their child’s education
  • Approach the school appropriately and respectfully when there are any concerns
  • Ensure that their child attends school every day unless there is a good reason for absence (hospital appointments, illness etc)
  • Bring their child to school on time and collect them promptly at the end of the school day
  • Ensure that their child is appropriately dressed according to the schools uniform policy and has the right equipment for each day (Packed lunch, reading record, PE kit etc)
  • Inform the school as soon as possible of any changes/ relevant information i.e. changes in phone number/ address/ medication or other circumstances which might affect their child’s learning or behaviour
  • Make every effort to attend parents evenings, workshops, exhibitions of learning, sports days and other school events
  • Support the schools policies and guidelines for behaviour and discipline
  • Support their child in completing homework
  • Sign and return their child’s reading log daily