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Parent questionnaire Summer 2017

We had 28 replies to our questionnaire

Parents were asked what they liked about the school, and what they and their children would like to see improved.

Some of their likes were

  • Start/finish times are prompt

  • Teachers are friendly and approachable

  • Interactive activities eg chicks, caterpillars

  • Good communication

  • Quality of teaching

  • Great school values, firm and fair, celebrates success

  • French

  • School trips

  • Variety of lessons and range of opportunities

  • Buddy partners

  • Swimming

  • Breakfast club

  • Small and friendly

  • Teachers take time to explain work and give individual encouragement

  • Welcoming

  • School develops special skills and personalities

  • Fantastic playground space/playing field

  • Special assembly

Wishes to make the school better

  • More extra-curricular clubs for younger children

  • Art club

  • Ideas on books for children to read at home

  • Bigger bikes at playtime

  • More classroom drop-in sessions

  • More school events on other days than Fridays

  • Explanation of awards

  • School meals

  • More equipment on field

 

Other comments

  • School is excellent, so pleased chose it

  • Great school for my child

  • Lovely school – we are very lucky

  • Like the school as it is and can’t really think of anything to improve it

  • Explanation of awards sent to parents in autumn term, and also on website

 

Our actions in response so far

  • Reviewed school lunch menu for the autumn term

  • List of suggested books your child might read now on class pages of our school website

  • FOJBS fundraising for new equipment on the school field

  • Summer music concerts/Ash art exhibition held on days other than Friday

  • Class drop-in sessions now planned on termly basis

  • Art club planned for autumn term

Parent questionnaire summer 2016

                                                                                                                                                  

We had 27 responses to our questionnaire.

 

Parents were asked what they liked about the school ("stars"), and what they and their children would like to see ("wishes").

 

Some of their likes were:

· Great facilities , loving and welcoming environment, plenty of communication

· Friendly and approachable staff

· Buddy partners

· Toys and space

· School visits

· Outdoor play area and equipment

· Older children helping younger children

· Breakfast club

· Extra-curricular activities

                                                                                                                                         

Some of their wishes were:

· After school care

· More outside equipment (climbing wall)

· Girls run separate to boys on sports day

· Book club

· More ipads

· To look after children if an after school activity cancelled

· Buddy stop in playground

· Tree house

· Garden project

· Double gate by the hens

 

Actions so far:

 

· “Read with Ted” after school book club for Y2/3 Autumn 2016

· “Treehouse” structure in KS2 playground installed August 2016

· Talking to FOJBS about fundraising for more playground equipment

· Parents informed of new policy to provide childcare if club cancelled due to bad weather on day of club

· “Oscars” childcare franchise looking into feasibility of after school club at football club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parental questionnaire June 2015

 

We had 24 responses to our questionnaire.

All parents said they would recommend the school to another parent.

 

Parents were asked what they liked about the school ("stars"), and what they and their children would like to see ("wishes").


Some of their likes were:

  • arts and creativity are valued
  • children are encouraged to achieve
  • approachable teachers and effective support staff
  • buddy partners
  • lots of opportunities and visits
  • good facillities
  • caring, friendly and helpful
  • children feel safe and happy

Some of their wishes were:

  • more celebrations (eg World Book Day"). This year, we are celebrating 150 years of "Alice in Wonderland", MacMillan coffee morning, and will take part in other fundraising
  • an art club (this will start autumn 2015)
  • an after school club (we are in talks with a parent who hopes to start this)
  • more visits (autumn term 2015 alone, visits include theatre visits (Nottingham for "We're going on a bear hunt" and "Horrible Histories" and London for "The Nutcracker"), Houses of Parliament and museum visits)
  • more outdoor activities (this term, Y3 children are having regular outdoor lessons each week)
  • more chances to visit classes (this term, we have planned 3 "drop-ins" for parents, plus concerts and Elm class focus weeks, as well as parents' evenings)
  • more information on music lessons (this term, we have sent music lesson letters to all parents, and have approximately 60 children learning instruments)
  • swimming (in the spring term, Y2 and Y3 will swim at the new leisure centre in Newark)