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Code of Conduct

Home school parent/carers code of conduct

As the parent/carer of a child at Hall Mead School I shall:

  • See that my child goes to school regularly, on time and properly equipped
  • Telephone before 9.00 a.m. if my child is absent and provide a written note of explanation for the absence on their return
  • Make the Academy aware of any concerns or problems that might affect my child’s work or behaviour
  • Support the Academy’s policies and guidelines for behaviour
  • Support the Academy’s policies for uniform and appearance
  • Support my child in homework and other opportunities for home learning and sign their homework diary weekly
  • Attend parents’ evenings and discussions and reply to communications about my child’s progress
  • Get to know about my child’s life at school
  • To be reviewed: September 2019

The role of students

The Academy expects that students will:

  • Show independence in and develop control over his/her own behaviour and learning
  • Display maturity in all relationships, marked by mutual respect
  • Enjoy confidence in oneself as a learner
  • Act as an active partner in the design, implementation and evaluation of their education
  • Take responsibility for his/her own behaviour and learning
  • Be engaged with learning and the life of the Academy
  • Students can expect to be informed of positive effort through verbal praise, the homework diary and our range of certificates and rewards
  • Tutors will be able to celebrate success by using data produced on a regular basis
  • Poor behaviour will be shared with parents/carers who are our best supporters in helping to correct such matters

As a student of Hall Mead School I shall:

  • Attend the Academy regularly and on time
  • Bring all the books and equipment I need every day
  • Follow the Academy rules on behaviour, uniform and appearance
  • To be reviewed: September 2019

The role of the Academy

The Academy 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 to enable them to progress successfully beyond Hall Mead School
  • Provide a balanced curriculum and appropriate teaching and learning groups and strategies to meet the needs of your child
  • Set, mark and monitor classwork and homework and provide guidance to promote improvement
  • Achieve high standards of work and behaviour through building good relationships, developing a sense of responsibility, promoting tolerance and implementing rewards and sanctions fairly
  • Provide a range of extracurricular activities
  • Keep you informed about general school matters and about your child’s progress in particular through reports and parental meetings
  • Contact parents if there is a problem relating to attendance, punctuality, progress, behaviour, appearance
  • Welcome parental involvement in Academy events

Year 11 Lunchtime Code of Conduct

The Hall Mead School Year 11 Student Lunchtime Code of Conduct, indicates expectations of behaviour for pupils when they go off site.

You are expected to:

  • be polite and courteous to each other and members of the public
  • refrain from fighting and name-calling
  • refrain from smoking
  • be polite, courteous and honest with staff on supervision duty, listen to and carry out instructions
  • act in a responsible manner by doing nothing to endanger the health, safety and security of others
  • ensure forbidden items are not brought into school
  • promote a positive image of the school by taking pride in your appearance, being smartly and correctly dressed
  • not drop litter
  • arrive back to the academy on time for the afternoon session

Failure to meet these standards will result in sanctions being applied such as not being allowed off site at lunchtimes.