Parent Partnership

LPPA Award

  • To ensure that parents are involved and kept informed of all school activities and developments in education that might affect their child.
  • To ensure that parents are informed and kept up to date on the progress of their child and are able to help and support their child at home.
  • To welcome parents into school as a vital part of our school community.
  • To listen to parents views through informal discussions, questionnaires, coffee mornings, parental learning walks and consultation days.
  • To understand that parents are learners and provide adult learning where appropriate.
  • To respect the need for confidentiality of information where appropriate.

To meet these aims;

  • We send out a newsletter every week.
  • Maintain a website with information for parents, current activities in school and dates.
  • We hold 3 parental consultation weeks tnroughout the year.
  • A Home-school agreement is sent out to parents every September.
  • We provide a home reading scheme.
  • Celebrations of children's acheivments - star of the week, handwriting star, homework hero, bronze, silver, gold smiley awards, pen licence etc are all communicated to parents through the newsletter.
  • When appropriate parents are contacted and invited to come to school to discuss any issues.
  • We have an 'open door' policy at school.
  • We appointed a Learning Mentor, Miss Fazackerley, to work closely with parents offering additional support and time.
  • Inviting parents to accompany children on school trips.
  • Parents as volunteers in school.
  • Twitter and Facebook feeds.
  • Each year group produces a half termly newsletter to inform parents about their child's curriculum.
  • School prospectus
  • Parental workshops/ meetings to involve/inform parents of new initiatives.
  • Class assemblies

To help parents develop their own learning we will;

  • Organize basic literacy, numeracy and ICT learning/ workshops.
  • Provide opportunities for parents requiring placements for NVQ qualifications.
  • Parent/ child sessions where parents work alongside their children.
  • Signpost parents to external providers/ agencies.
  • Provide 'Triple P' course in school.

Parents are involved in the life of Bishop Bridgeman in the following ways;

  • Welcome parents meeting for children starting school in September.
  • Welcome leaflets at the start of school.
  • Elected parent Governors.
  • Our open door policy.
  • Our Learning Mentor: Miss Fazackerley.
  • Parent helpers always welcome in school.
  • Partent helpers on school trips.
  • Our many school social events e.g. Bingo evenings, Bollywood evenings, Summer Fair, Christmas Fair, Discos, Christmas productions, End of year productions, class assemblies, Eid and Diwali day celebrations etc.

We keep parents informed of events in school in the following ways:

  • Calendar of provisional events for the year in September.
  • Weekly newsletter
  • Reminder letters, text messages and tweets.
  • Posters around school.
  • Parents information board outside school.
  • School website.
  • School Twitter feed.
  • School Facebook page.


Spring Term 2016 Parent Workshop Programme

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