Home School Agreement

The aim of our Home School Agreement is to set-out our aims and values, as well as what we believe are our responsibilities are, those of our pupils parents / carers and the expectations of our pupils.

Below is a copy of our Home School Agreement, which we send home for all pupils and their parents / carers to review and sign to keep a copy of.


At Bedford Drive we believe every child in our care is special in their own way, valuing their talents and individuality. We believe ’Every Child Matters’ an aim to ensure that all children in our care are provided with the skills to equip them for a full and successful life.

Bedford Drive is an inclusive school that welcomes everybody and recognises the achievements of all.


  • To create learners for the future, for pupils to believe in themselves and become confident, independent and self-motivated with the necessary basic skills to succeed.

  • To work in partnership with parents, staff, governors and the wider community.

  • To create a learning environment that is respectful and tolerant of others, instilling traditional values of hard work, good manners and self-discipline.

  • To provide a safe and secure environment with a strong, caring ethos, promoting healthy development for all.

  • To inspire pupils through an exciting and excellent curriculum that promotes enjoyment and life-long learning.

We believe that a successful partnership between the school, parents/carers and the pupils helps each pupil to take full advantage of all that the School has to offer.  The following Agreement supports this partnership in the interests of our children.


  • Promote high standards of work and behaviour.

  • Support the values of the School.


  • Provide a balanced and appropriate curriculum.

  • Expect high standards of behaviour and promote respect for all.

  • Provide a caring and nurturing learning environment where each child is valued and able to fulfil his/her potential.

  • Provide work suitable for pupils’ ages and abilities which helps them to progress.

  • Recognise and celebrate the achievement of your child.

  • Provide effective means of communication between home and school and respond quickly to any enquiries or concerns.

  • Monitor pupils’ progress and provide advice and guidance over their work.

  • Provide and mark homework in accordance with the School Homework Policy.

  • Notify parents of any concerns relating to their child’s progress or conduct.


  • Support the School’s ethos and encourage my child to take part in the full life of the School.

  • Support the School's rules and expectations as set out in the Behaviour Policy.

  • Let the School know of any concerns or problems that might affect my child’s learning, behaviour or well-being.

  • Ensure that my child attends school regularly, on time and with everything s/he needs.

  • Regularly attend parents' consultation meetings to review my child's progress.

  • Ensure that my child’s homework is completed and returned on time.

  • Inform the school immediately of any absence.

  • Ensure that my child wears the correct uniform each day.

  • Ensure that my child adheres to the School’s mobile phone policy.

  • Ensure the school is notified of any change in emergency contact numbers.

  • Support the school in the teaching of safe and secure internet use at school and home.


  • Treat other people as I would like to be treated.

  • Tell a member of staff if I am worried or unhappy.

  • Respect other pupils’ culture, race, feelings, beliefs and values.

  • Come to school on time, with the things I need.

  • Wear my school uniform with pride and be tidy in my appearance.

  • Always try my best.

  • Do class work and homework as well as I can.

  • Follow the School's Behaviour Policy.

  • Support and attend events at School.