LEADING PARENT PARTNERSHIP AWARD
Leading Parent Partnership Award (LPPA)
The LPPA award has quality assured Oakfield to work in partnership with all parents and carers. Increasing parental participation in school life leads to improved learner progress, punctuality, attendance and behaviour. The framework encourages parents to be involved in their children's learning leading to improved outcomes in all aspects of school life.
The Leading Parent Partnership Award helps the school support parents:
Support parents as their children transition through or between schools.
Include all groups of parents in supporting their children's learning and developing their own learning.
Take steps to ensure that the school is a welcoming, communicative and friendly place for parents.
Provide clear and accessible guidance to help parents support their children's learning and development.
Provide clear guidance on the responsibilities of parents, school and pupils, and share this information with parents as a key part of the induction process.
Produce parent-friendly policies to establish effective home–school links.
The Assessors feedback included:
Parents are happy with the level of support they receive from Oakfield. It was acknowledged that parenting support and engagement is integral to everything that happens at Oakfield.
Staff across the school see parental partnerships as key to developing outcomes for children and their families – it is part of everyday life!
Pupils shared information in relation to the ways in which school communicates with their families including newsletters, phone calls, texts, letters and face to face in school.”