Parents Forum

Parents Forum September 2015

Parents agreed that the best time for a forum would be after Sharing Assembly.

Parent discussed areas they valued at Flitcham:

  • Clubs that are offered
  • Learning that is tailored to children’s needs
  • Children’s are stretched in their learning during the day
  • Sharing assemblies
  • Father Jonathon’s visits to school and services thy are invited to in Church
  • Discipline is good in school
  • Christian ethos…everyone is valued and treat equally
  • Curriculum offered to children – Wow! Days that enthuse and engage children’s learning

Parents felt we could develop:

  • Offer more art/craft focussed clubs
  • It was felt that staff should write end of year reports and children write a comment
  • More regular changing of reading books

Areas discussed at length:

Parking – concerns were raised about parents turning in the road and not using one way system and lack of supervision of children on the road once they had left school site.


  • Angela to speak to Estate Office re mirror at end of roadway
  • Mrs garnet to monitor parking and speak to parents
  • Chair of Governors to monitor traffic and speak to police

Homework – Parents felt that homework could be challenging as children were tired at end of day – a discussion took place re pros and cons of regular homework and projects.

Suggestions included:

  • No pressure for children to complete homework
  • Feed- back provided for homework
  • Topics once/twice a term – with information for parents about expectations


  • Homework will be discussed with staff and decision made taking into consideration views