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Malbank School and Sixth Form College will try to:

  • Provide your child with quality education in a caring and stimulating environment
  • Provide high quality teaching and opportunities for high quality learning, within a broad and balanced curriculum, which will meet your child's individual needs
  • Value your child as an individual
  • Take a firm stand on bullying and disruptive, anti-social behaviour which interferes with learning and wellbeing
  • Keep you informed about your child's attainment, achievement, effort, behaviour and attendance, and suggest ways in which you can support and help your child achieve his/her best possible standard in all of these things
  • Listen to you and your child and respond to your suggestions, thoughts, ides and concerns about any aspect of school life

As a parent/guardian, I shall do my best to:

  • Ensure that my child attends school regularly, on time, in full school uniform
  • If my child is absent from school, for whatever reason, I will telephone the school office before 9.00am to advise them of the reason on the morning of the absence
  • Keep any absence to a minimum and within the school's guidelines on absenteeism and illness and avoid taking holidays in school time
  • Support my child in his/her learning in any way I can, especially by ensuring homework is completed
  • Support the school's Code of Conduct, and Behaviour for Learning policy, accepting that there may be occasions when sanctions and punishments are necessary
  • Share with the school any information which may affect my child's work, progress or behaviour
  • Attend Parents' Consultation Evenings and any other meeting to which I am invited to discuss my child's work, progress or behaviour
  • Encourage my child to take an active part in the extra-curriculum activities provided by the School
  • Provide a quiet place at home to encourage completion of homework
  • Take an interest in my child's School work and look at their exercise books regularly
  • Read and sign child's planner weekly, check comments and make contact with staff where appropriate to attend Parent's Evenings to meet your child's Teachers
  • To send your child to school, prepared for the school day with all books and equipment