2017 Parent Questionnaire

PARENTS QUESTIONNAIRE – MARCH 2017

 

We strive to do our best and are looking at ways of measuring our success.  As a school we are inviting your ideas and opinions on our home/school partnership. We would appreciate a few moments of your time to complete our confidential questionnaire.

 

 

 

Strongly  agree

Agree

Neither agree nor disagree

Disagree

Strongly disagree

N/A

1

The school has a happy atmosphere.

93%

7%

 

 

 

 

2

I am made to feel welcome when I come to school.

93%

7%

 

 

 

 

3

I find the staff friendly and approachable.

98%

2%

 

 

 

 

4

I am pleased with my child/ren’s education.

89%

8%

3%

 

 

 

5

My child is/children are happy to come to school.

80%

20%

 

 

 

 

6

I feel that my involvement with the school is appreciated.

76%

13%

4%

3%

 

4%

7

I am kept well informed about school activities and receive enough information generally about the school.

64%

31%

5%

 

 

 

8

I understand the school policies about arrival times, absences, attendance, etc.

76%

21%

3%

 

 

 

9

I would find it easy to approach the school with questions or problems to do with my child/ren.

93%

7%

 

 

 

 

13

My child is/children are challenged at school to produce work to their best ability.

78%

18%

4%

 

 

 

14

If I tell staff of concerns I have about my child/ren’s progress I am confident that my views will be taken seriously.

 

86%

11%

3%

 

 

 

15

I am happy that if my child has/children have extra needs those needs will be supported e.g. Special Educational Needs, Physical difficulties.

51%

9%

4%

3%

 

33%

16

There is a good range of activities outside of lessons that interest all children e.g. clubs

56%

37%

3%

4%

 

 

17

There is a good range of enrichment activities in the curriculum e.g. trips, visitors, curriculum weeks.

82%

18%

 

 

 

 

18

Parents are encouraged to play an active part in the life of the school e.g. Stay and Play sessions, questionnaires, feedback forms, PTA.

84%

16%

 

 

 

 

19

I feel school trips are good value for money.

64%

29%

4%

 

 

3%

20

I feel the governors play an effective role in supporting the school.

58%

27%

15%

 

 

 

21

The school is well organised and managed.

89%

11%

 

 

 

 

22

The information I was given when my child/ren first came to school was helpful.

84%

16%

 

 

 

 

23

The school seeks and takes account of the views of parents.

78%

22%

 

 

 

 

24

The school achieves high standards of good behaviour.

84%

13%

 

 

 

3%

25

The school’s values and attitudes have a positive effect on my child.

84%

13%

3%

 

 

 

26

I would recommend the school to friends and family.

93%

4%

3%

 

 

 

27

We are proud to be part of Haddenham Community Infant School.

 

 

93%

7%

 

 

 

 

PARENTS EVENING

 

 

 

 

Strongly  agree

Agree

Neither agree nor disagree

Disagree

Strongly disagree

N/A

 

I found the discussions with the class teacher about my child’s progress useful

80%

20%

 

 

 

 

 

I have a better understanding of how my child is doing

67%

30%

 

3%

 

 

 

 

I found the information/target sheets useful

56%

40%

 

4%

 

 

 

GENERAL COMMUNICATION

 

 

 

 

Strongly  agree

Agree

Neither agree nor disagree

Disagree

Strongly disagree

N/A

 

I am happy with the general communication received from school

51%

42%

 

7%

 

 

 

 

I am happy with the newsletter and weekly updates

56%

40%

 

2%

2%

 

 

 

I like to receive the school’s correspondence via email

53%

36%

 

4%

4%

 

3%

 

I like to see what the school is doing on the village website haddenham.net

31%

42%

 

23%

 

 

4%

 

I would like to see a twitter feed or similar to give snapshots of school life

 

8%

10%

 

 

47%

20%

 

 

11%

4%

 

What methods of communication and keeping up to date with life do you currently use (Please tick as appropriate)

Email

95%

Twitter

11%

 

 

 

Facebook

36%

 

 

 

What’s app

69%

 

 

 

 

School website

67%

 

 

Other

7%

 

School Identity

 

We are currently looking at producing a quote for the school to add to our identity and school website to convey to our school to others

 

Challenge:  If you could sum up in a sentence or a series of words about our special and unique school community and its purpose what would they be?

 

  •         Changing the world one child at a time
  •         Family of learners, working collaboratively to ensure every child achieves academically, socially           and emotionally.
  •         Perfect start for young children – nurturing family
  •         A highly personalised education
  •         Nurture, support, flourish
  •         Something that inspires open-mindedness, collaboration and self confidence
  •         Provides a strong foundation to children’s path through education in a welcoming, caring,                     creative and supportive environment.
  •         Every child is an individual belonging to a social community.
  •         Building confidence, friendships and achievements
  •         Providing nurture and support to be the best they can possibly be.
  •         Working together to succeed
  •         Inspiring today’s children to make a positive difference in tomorrow’s world
  •         From little buds to blooming flowers
  •         Building a strong educational foundation through happy inquisitive children

 

 

 Any further comments

 

  •         The school is a very friendly, nurturing school, within a warm and caring environment
  •         Thank you all for the wonderful stimulating and warm environment you provide.  
  •         You’re doing brilliantly, keep up the good work!