REPORTING TO PARENTS

PR-2-20

PROCEDURAL DOCUMENT

Effective date: 31-Aug-10

Rationale

To ensure that parents are given a clear picture, in plain language, of their child’s achievement progress and effort across all curriculum areas in line with National Standards Reporting.

Purpose

1.      To provide opportunities for communication between parents and teachers.

2.      To inform by oral and written reports the academic, social and physical progress of students.

Guidelines

1.      At the end of terms 2 and 4, parents will receive a formal written report on their child’s progress and achievement. 

2.      During term 1, there will be an opportunity for parents to meet with their child’s teacher for an exchange of information and setting goals.

3.      Early in Term 3, there will be an opportunity for parents to meet with their child’s teacher to discuss the written report and reset goals.

4.      Parents will be informed of student achievement / successes in the school through the weekly school newsletter, by displays of student work and by special evenings or celebrations.

5.      Parents are encouraged to discuss any concerns about their child’s progress with the class teacher at any time.

6.      Teachers are encouraged to discuss any major concerns about a child with the Principal prior to discussing the issue with the parents.