Reporting to Parents:
school reports to parents:
- To inform parents/caregivers of their child's progress and achievement against the NZ Curriculum and to provide clear next learning steps. This is done throughout the year using SeeSaw, reporting against Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Key Competencies and other curriculum areas.
- For parents/caregivers to communicate with teachers about the learning needs of their child.
- To provide ways parents can support their child’s learning at home.
Reporting on the achievement of individual students to their parents
All Year 0 and 1 students will have interviews
6 weeks at school
6 months at school
1 year at school
Informal Reporting Times
- Parents/caregivers are encouraged to make informal contact with teachers throughout the year in appropriate ways (Refer NAG 2: Visitors’ procedures).
- Teachers will make informal contact with parents/caregivers throughout the year as appropriate.
- All reporting will be based on current and accurate recorded assessment data Overall Teacher Judgement.
- Parents will be regularly informed of school events and achievements through the school website and through the weekly school newsletter and termly class newsletters.
- Other meetings for special purposes will be arranged when needed – IEPs for children with special learning needs, behavioural issues etc. Follow-up to discussions on specific points is necessary and the time needed to follow-up should be stated and a report made as appropriate.
- General Parent information Meetings are held during the year as required to:
- explain curriculum developments
- consult e.g. Health Curriculum
- increase parental
understanding of current thinking around learning, and ways children can be
helped at home