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Charlton Kings Infants' School

Survey Results

Many thanks for all those parents that completed the recent survey.

 

We received 105 responses 

Strongly agree/ agree

1. My child feels safe at school

96.19%

2. The school is a welcoming and friendly place

96.19%

3. My child is happy and enjoys school

97.12%

4. I receive valuable information from the school about my child's progress

74.28%

5. My child receives appropriate homework for their ability and is engaged in their homework

81.91%

6. The school responds well to any suggestions or concern that I raise (a high percentage of parents felt unable to comment as they had not had any suggestions/concerns)

60.00%

7. The school is well led and managed and I am aware of the role of the governors

77.15%

8. I am well informed about school events and any information relating to my child

79.05%

 

Please find below the four key priorities identified together with examples of what we are already doing and priorities for further improvement:

Key Priority Established practices and developments to date Priorities for further improvement
1. Improving communication between school and home
  • School newsletter every other week - key information, learning and dates
  • Reminding parents of school APP
  • Improved use of text messages and alerts
  • Use of class tweets (linked to class pages on the CKIS website)
  • Year group termly letters on year group pages
  • Calendar on CKIS website - notification of key events for the year
  • Review website
  • Further consider how to centralise communication
  • Consider further use of social media
2. Improving parental awareness and understanding of the role of the Governing Body
  • Governors regularly attending school events
  • Governor identification badges to be worn at school events
  • Governor newsletter
  • Suggestion box
  • Governor 'slot' on school newsletter
3. Further developing home learning opportunities
  • Reading records
  • Weekly spellings and high frequency words in KS1
  • Optional mathletics
  • Home learning projects
  • Develop cross curricular home learning projects from September 2017
  • Review home learning for English and Maths
4. Increase opportunities to inform parents about their child's progress and attainment during the school year
  • Formal parents eventing twice a year (advice given about specific targets for learning)
  • Wednesday wanders each term
  • Class visits - focus - eg Maths
  • Annual reports
  • Increase transition meetings
  • Develop parental workshops
  • Increase information and advice available on CKIS website on how to support your child's learning at home - ie Maths zone, English zone, Curriculum zone
  • Explore open classroom events
  • Develop on-line parent share
  • Consider flexible days for parental 'wanders'