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At St Thomas More Catholic Primary School we aim to positively affect the life and future of every child. Parents and teachers working together gives our children the best education possible and helps them to reach their full potential.

As a school

  • We will do our best to:
  • Support your child’s wellbeing and safety by providing a safe, supportive and nurturing environment rooted in the Catholic faith
  • Support your child in developing a resilient attitude to learning and reach their full potential
  • Share information on children’s progress through progress reports, parent’s evenings and end of year reports.
  • Provide a rich curriculum that caters for the needs of all children
  • Provide opportunities for wider learning and experiences and extra-curricular opportunities to support the development of ‘the whole child’.
  • Promote high standards of behaviour and respect for others and the environment around them, maintaining a safe environment for all children and to help them become respectful and tolerant members of the community
  • Offer your child opportunities to develop a sense of responsibility, form healthy social relationships, build their self-esteem and help them learn how to remain mentally healthy
  • Offer opportunities for parents to be involved in school life and support them in understanding how the curriculum is delivered
  • Communicate between home and school through newsletters, text, email and the school website
  • Encourage good attendance and address any concerns with parents where necessary
  • Respond to communications from parents in a timely manner, working together to resolve any queries or issues.
  • Support our families wherever possible with any challenges they are facing


  • I will do my best to:
  • Make sure my child attends school regularly and arrives at school on time – 8:40am. I will notify the school if my child is absent
  • Collect my child at the end of the school day at 3:15 or arrange appropriate childcare that begins at 3:15.
  • Make sure my child is dressed in the correct uniform and adheres to the uniform expectations
  • Support the school to make sure my child maintains a consistently high standard of behaviour
  • Encourage my child to try their best so they can reach their full potential
  • Communicate to the school any concerns that I have about my child that may affect them, their behaviour in school or their ability to learn
  • Communicate with the school respectfully, and address communications to the appropriate member of staff as stated in the school communication flow chart
  • Raise any concerns, queries or issues that my child has swiftly so these can be addressed by the school
  • Adhere to the school’s policies and expectations
  • Treat all members of the school community with care and respect
  • Engage in parent meetings, complete home directed learning and work together with the school in order to achieve the best outcomes for my child
  • Read all communications sent home by the school and respond where necessary


  • I will do my best to:
  • Arrive at school on time and ready to learn
  • Try my best to do my work and ask for help if I need it
  • Wear the correct school uniform
  • Be friendly, respectful and caring towards other children and adults
  • Demonstrate good behaviour throughout the school day and follow the Golden Rules
  • Complete any homework and read with my parents regularly
  • Look after the school equipment and be respectful of the school environment

Together we will:

  • Ensure children feel safe, cared for and valued as individuals
  • Develop children’s confidence and positive attitudes to learning
  • Celebrate children’s talents, individuality and personal achievements
  • Help children to live the school values of happiness, confidence, resilience, respectfulness, compassion and ambition through strong moral values, faith and Gospel values
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