Our School’s Agreement

We will:

  •  Provide a safe and secure environment in which children can believe, achieve and succeed.
  •  Listen to children and treat them with respect at all times.
  •  Provide a high quality education which educates the whole child, so that they grow into responsible citizens and achieve academically.
  •  Offer a broad and balanced curriculum which is engaging and relevant,preparing your child for the next stage in their education.
  •  Encourage all children to be healthy, confident, life-long learners with a growth mindset.
  •  Encourage good attendance and punctuality and work with families to achieve this.
  •  Provide an inclusive environment in which all children can learn.
  •  Promote our school and British Values, modelling them at all times.
  •  Contact parents if we have any concerns about your child.
  •  Promote good behaviour and responsibility for one’s own actions.
  •  Set homework in line with school policy.
  •  Keep parents informed about their child’s attainment and progress.
  •  Communicate effectively with parents via our newsletters, website, Facebook page and text message  service.
  •  Listen to and respond to any concerns.
  •  Be open and welcoming at all times and offer opportunities for you to become involved in the life of the school.


Parents/Carers will:

  •  Ensure your child attends school regularly and arrives on time every day.
  •  Ensure your child wears school uniform.
  •  Work in partnership with the school to encourage a positive attitude to education.
  •  Support the school to promote good behaviour and for your child to take responsibility for their own actions.
  •  Support us to uphold our school rules: Always try hard and never give up; Kind hands, kind feet, kind words; Everyone matters.
  •  Let the school know about any changes which may affect your child’s learning or behaviour.
  •  Be a role model to your child and other pupils at all times whilst on school premises.
  •  Attend parent consultation evenings and discussions about your child’s attainment and progress.
  •  Support your child to complete their homework and develop a love of reading.
  •  Support school policies and help us to implement them.
  •  Park considerately, with awareness of children’s safety, local residents and access to school.
  •  Keep us updated with contact details.
  •  Keep up to date with communication by reading newsletters, checking the school calendar on the website and checking the school   Facebook page.



Pupils will:

  •  Demonstrate the highest standards of  behaviour and conduct in all areas of school life by following the school rules: Always try hard   and never give up; Kind hands, kind feet and kind words; Everyone matters.
  •  Believe in themselves and that they can achieve and succeed with effort, resilience and determination.
  •  Attend school regularly and be on time every day.
  •  Wear your school uniform and feel proud to be a member of Blackgates  Primary Academy.
  •  Complete homework on time and to the best of their ability.
  •  Always have a positive attitude to learning.
  •  Be respectful of staff and pupils at all times.
  •  Always tell the truth and take responsibility for your actions.
  •  Use technology responsibly and report those who don’t.
  •  Take an active part in learning, have a positive attitude in class and always try your best.
  •  Know that it is OK to may mistakes and this is how we learn.
  •  Be a good friend to others and help your peers.
  •  Take letters home to your parents/carers.
  •  Make the most of the wonderful opportunities your school has to offer and enjoy your time at Blackgates Primary Academy.   

You can click here to download a printable copy of the Home School Agreement.