Sample Primary Home School Agreement

Example Primary Home-School Agreement


      Mission Statement: ____________________________


      Our Ethos: At our school we are committed to: _____________


In order to achieve these aims for

Child’s Name: _______________________ Class: ______

We will make the following agreements:


We, both as individual members of staff and as a whole school, will:

  • provide the highest standard of education, giving all children equal opportunity to fulfil their potential
  • care for every child’s safety, well-being and happiness in a supportive and loving environment
  • encourage children to try their best at all times, and reward them for effort as well as achievement
  • encourage children to believe in themselves, feel valued and support their spiritual, moral, cultural and social development
  • teach every child to develop a positive attitude to others, regardless of sex, race and ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability
  • encourage children to understand the importance of a healthy lifestyle
  • send work with children to share at home in accordance with the school homework policy
  • develop children's confidence, self-esteem and instil a love of learning
  • work to support children with special educational needs and disabilities
  • contact parents/carers if there are any concerns with progress, behaviour or discipline
  • inform parents/carers of their child’s progress at regular meetings and through written reports
  • respond quickly and appropriately to any bullying or racist, homophobic, or disability-related incidents in accordance with the schools _______ policies
  • provide information about our school, including relevant policies, meetings, workshops, activities, newsletters and open days


As a parent of a pupil at ___________ school I/we will:

  • make sure that my child will arrive at school by ___am properly dressed and equipped
  • make sure my child attends regularly and notify the school of reasons for any absence or lateness
  • make arrangements for my child’s safe return home at the appropriate time
  • support my child’s learning ensuring the completion of any homework set
  • support the school’s policies for learning, equality, discipline and good behaviour
  • let the school know about any concerns that might affect my child’s work or behaviour
  • read all information sent home, as this gives me important details of relevant policies, meetings, workshops, activities, newsletters and open days
  • share any concerns or problems that might affect my child’s work or behaviour
  • attend parents’ evenings as well as other meetings about my child’s progress


As a pupil at __________School I will:

  • come to school regularly and be on time with all my equipment
  • wear my uniform and be tidy in my appearance
  • follow our school and class rules
  • always try my best, both in class and in my homework
  • be polite, kind and helpful to others
  •  be well behaved and sensible
  • take care not to hurt anyone by what I say or do
  • respect other children’s culture, background, feelings, beliefs and values
  • respect school equipment and care for my own and other people’s belongings
  • tell a member of staff if I am worried or unhappy or do not feel safe
  • take school letters straight home and give them to my family
  • expect to be treated kindly, be listened to, be helped, have a friend, play and join in games, be happy, feel wanted, be safe, and to be special.


Teacher’s signature ………………………………………… (on behalf of the school)


Parent/Carer’s signature …………………………………………


Child’s signature …………………………………………


Date …………….