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Parents/Carers

Learners

Buxton School

I /we will:
  • Make sure my child attends school every day, on time

  • Make sure my child wears the correct uniform to, at and on the way home from school (see other side for list of banned items)

  • Make sure my child has the correct learning equipment for the day, including PE kit

  • Make sure my child completes their homework on time and to the best standard

  • Attend all Parents’ Evenings and other appointments and meetings to discuss my child’s progress

  • Make sure my contact details are up-to-date and

  • Let reception know if my details change

  • Read and sign my child’s Student Planner every week

  • Make sure my child goes straight home after leaving school to ensure their safety and does not loiter in the local area

  • Approach the school to help resolve any issues of concern

  • Understand that both yourself and staff need to work together for the benefit of your child

  • Pay for any deliberate damage caused by my child

  • Support and reinforce all the school policies

  • Support the following (for secondary students):

  1.  Up to 30 minute detentions without notice
  2.  Same day detention after school until 4 pm once informed (sanction for disrupting the learning of others)
  3. 20 minute lunch time detentions
In Class/School Expectations, I will:
  • Attend school every day, on time

  • Be on time to every single lesson

  • Wear the correct uniform at all times

  • Always have the correct equipment for the day

  • Follow school rules at all times

  • Complete my homework on time to a high standard

  • Respect the authority of staff and do what they ask me to do the first time

  • Be polite at all times and be mindful of my language

  • Aim to make positive contributions in every lesson

  • move around the school and the site in a safe and calm manner

  • Respect the personal space of others and never ‘playfight’

Out of School Expectations, I will:
  • Wear the uniform correctly to, from and at school

  • Use social media appropriately, never placing myself or others at risk of harm or distress

  • Go straight home after school and always follow staff instructions immediately outside the school site in the local area and on school trips

  • Do nothing to bring the name of the school into disrepute Everywhere  

  • I will be kind, honest, respectful and uphold our Buxton values

We will:
  • Provide a safe, honest, kind and supportive learning environment for learners to achieve their full potential that opens doors and inspires ambition

  • Report regularly on learners’ progress and what they need to do next

  • Provide opportunities for parents/carers to discuss their child’s progress with teachers and other professionals

  • Keep parents/carers informed and listen and respond promptly to concerns

  • Be clear as to the standards of behaviour expected both in and outside school and respond to issues in a firm and fair manner

  • Contact home if secondary students are to be detained for more than 30 minutes after the end of the school day


Banned Items at Buxton School

  • Chewing gum
  • Mobile phones: secondary students may have a mobile phone but it must be switched OFF before they enter the school site and will be confiscated if seen by any member of staff, even if on silent mode. Mobile phones are a distraction to learning. If parents/carers need to contact their child, they can do so by calling the school office and a message will be passed on. Students can get their phones out and switch them on after they have left the school site. If your child is found to have used their mobile phone to photograph, film or record another student or adult, their mobile phone will be kept until the end of the school year. It is possible that the mobile phone will be passed on to the police in some instances.
  • Ear phones (all kinds) will be confiscated if seen by any member of staff
  • False nails of any kind or nail varnish
  • False eyelashes of any kind
  • Trainers of any kind. Except for nursery and reception children, PE and other such activities, students must wear plain, black shoes at all times, to and from school.
  • Hoodies and sports jackets
  • Sweatshirts /tops
  • Sparkly earrings, regardless of how small. Any earrings except small, plain studs (gold or silver) are not allowed.
  • Caps/hats (only plain black woollen hat in cold months for the playground) – secondary students
  • Bandanas/Durags
  • Jewellery except for a small watch and earrings that must be small, plain studs of silver or gold colour only and one only in each ear)
  • SMART watches
  • Laser pens and laser pointers
  • Aerosols
  • Shisha pens/electronic cigarettes
  • Tobacco and cigarette papers
  • Video or audio recording devices and covert technologies
  • Portable PS4s, iPADs, Tablets etc

Involvement with the following items in school will lead to permanent exclusion:

(Ref: DFE-00034-2014)
  • Illegal drugs
  • Knives or weapons (including make-shift and imitation weapons, BB, cap or pellet guns or any bladed item)
  • Fireworks
@BuxtonSchInfo - 17 Sep
Register for Open Evening 2021! https://t.co/zwBjV0A5wF
@BuxtonSchInfo - 13 Sep
Some of the amazing produce sold at our first Farmer's Market on Sunday 12th September held at Buxton School. Come along every Sunday between 10am and 2pm to buy from a wide range of fresh products. https://t.co/A1oqSfsJ4C
@BuxtonSchInfo - 31 Aug
Primary Return to School Arrangements - September 21 https://t.co/z5mneqe6Zd
@BuxtonSchInfo - 27 Aug
September 2021 Return to School Arrangements. We look forward to welcoming your child back to school starting on...https://t.co/seJLdNN2wd
@BuxtonSchInfo - 16 Jul
Key Stage 2 Sports Day https://t.co/oSvqF4GP0S
@BuxtonSchInfo - 15 Jul
Year 8 - Good to be Green. To reward good behaviour as part of our ‘Good to be Green’ system. Some Year 8’s went to the Olympic Park and enjoyed a number of activities, eating lunch in the open air and running a few competitions. https://t.co/sNgfXwDObi
@BuxtonSchInfo - 13 Jul
Following on from the football on Sunday a discussion around the racism experienced by the players who missed a penalty and in particular Bukayo Saka was had by 5M. 5M have written a class letter to the England team. https://t.co/2v44qwOcWo
@BuxtonSchInfo - 13 Jul
@BuxtonSchInfo - 5 Jul
We had a great time during KS1 Sports Day, where every child tried their best on all of the challenges! Have a look at some of our pictures to see the different activities we did. Well done KS1! https://t.co/QN8ns65Wzm
@BuxtonSchInfo - 24 Jun
Primary Virtual Parents’ Evening-Thursday 1st July 2021 https://t.co/rd3JxFLIF4
@BuxtonSchInfo - 18 Jun
Summer Camp 2021. Please click on the link below for further information. https://t.co/kStIA0RWiQ
@BuxtonSchInfo - 28 Apr
3 to 4-year-old Nursery Places. Please visit the following page for further details: https://t.co/9gAB8Cm3IF
@BuxtonSchInfo - 27 Apr
Calling parents of toddlers, join us for fun, free sessions at Buxton Bear Cubs https://t.co/fI0bOmYPKx
@BuxtonSchInfo - 18 Apr
Easter Egg Competition winners Have a look at out Easter egg winners. Head over to our website: https://t.co/3whi7YuFmd https://t.co/4Frbv3BgVe
@BuxtonSchInfo - 7 Apr
Calling parents of toddlers. Join us for fun, free sessions at Buxton Bear Cubs. Join us outdoors, for fun https://t.co/GZlG52hnUx , free sessions term time Thursdays 9.05am-10.05am. Can't wait to see you there! https://t.co/aJkixCWQxS
@BuxtonSchInfo - 7 Apr
Easter Egg Competition winners. Please click on the link below to find out more. https://t.co/f1ckXIMj3Z
@BuxtonSchInfo - 31 Mar
Calling parents of toddlers, join us for fun, free sessions at Buxton Bear Cubs. https://t.co/fI0bOngqC5
@BuxtonSchInfo - 19 Mar
Primary Parents' Evening. Please visit the following link for further information: https://t.co/Q6hDZIdO5T
@BuxtonSchInfo - 8 Jan
Revised Spring Term Buxton School Opening Information https://t.co/HfF31w8Rt3
@BuxtonSchInfo - 2 Jan
RT : FirstIy Happy New Year to you all! Important information: Revised Spring Term Buxton School Opening Information (January 2021). Please stay connected via the school website and APP, which can be downloaded from our site. https://t.co/nYy4eDLZ0y
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