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Parent Questionnaire Results

Bracebridge Infant and Nursery School

PARENTS’ AND CARERS’ VIEWS OF THE SCHOOL

March 2019

 

           

 

 

 

Strongly agree

 

Tend to agree

 

Tend to dis

agree

 

Strongly disagree

 

N/A

 

1

My child is happy at this school

 

83%

15% 

 

 

2%

2

My child feels safe at this school

 

92%  

4% 

 

 

4%

3

My child is making good progress

 at this school

89%  

11% 

 

 

 

 

4

My child is well looked after at this school

89%

11% 

 

 

 

 

5

My child is taught well at this school

 

90%  

10%

 

 

 

6

My child receives appropriate homework for their age

75%  

17%

 

 

8% 

7

This school makes sure its pupils are

 well behaved

89%  

11%  

 

 

 

8

This school deals effectively with bullying

68%  

13%  

 

 

19%

9

The school is well led and managed

81%  

13%

 

 

6% 

10

This school responds well to any concerns  I raise

81%

17% 

 

 

2%  

11

I receive valuable information about my  child’s progress

90% 

10% 

 

 

 

 

12

I would recommend this school to another  parent

85%  

13%  

 

 

2% 

13

I would like to order my child’s lunch myself online

19%

9%

7%

25%

40%

14

I would like to be able to order my child a cold lunch option for lunchtime

30%

15%

7%

12%

36%

53 Questionnaires returned to school

 

‘Thank you for being a lovely school’

‘Brings out the best in our child.’

‘Gives valuable information about my child’s progress and ensures my child is happy. Offers all the support my child needs and more!’

‘Fantastic school, keep up the great service.’

 ‘I am extremely happy with the school.  I am impressed with the high level of teaching and with the progress my children are making.  My children are very happy here and they always talk highly about their teachers!  All the staff are always extremely helpful and friendly.’

‘My child really likes school and she feels safe and trusts her teachers.  She knows she can talk with teachers.  If I have any issues I know I can talk to school. My child is improving and happy in school’

‘It would be great if the school could grow in size and become a junior school.’

Things we do well……..

  • Communication between school and parents
  • All staff are familiar with most children creating a friendly atmosphere.
  • Gives me information about my child
  • Really helpful and patient and very understanding towards my child
  • Excellent communication and notifications. Regular meetings, notices and newsletters
  • The staff are extremely supportive and considerate of our individual needs/requests
  • A wide range of activities available
  • Excellent support for students progression (thinking mainly of reading support in Nursery)
  • The school staff maintain a good level of open communication with parents and carers
  • Very effective at dealing with any concerns I have
  • Fun activities for our child that in turn he likes to show us at home.
  • Well organised staff.  Good space in school for children and give good time and value to students
  • Teaching, greeting and looking after the children
  • Good communication with parents
  • Setting up a wide range of activities and experiences eg yoga, art
  • Communication, support and patience
  • Children are safe at school and well looked after.  Great response from school to any issues or concerns
  • Communication with parents.  Good school trips and Buddies Club
  • The school holds great events for everyone to get involved in. They have varies times and offer a crèche for events.
  • Security for teachers and pupils. Communication between parents.
  • Comfortable atmosphere for pupils. Children learn without realising they are working.
  • Keeps parents informed and offers lots of activities. 
  • Teaching, looking after pupils and bonding with pupils.
  • Atmosphere at school and am happy with child’s progress. Good communication between teachers and parents.
  • Try to involve parents in children’s activities, Help and support with children’s work.
  • Always willing to listen to people’s problems.
  • Great staff.  Everyone is friends. Very caring, help ensure the whole family are ok as well as the child.
  • Instilling confidence, encouraging and helping in problem areas.  Unity.
  • Teaching very well, making sure the children feel happy and we get information when needed.

 

Things we could improve……..

  • Parking facilities near school
  • Better system for arriving into school for those with bikes
  • Parking outside the school should be stricter. When picking up children some parents park on the yellow lines and it’s dangerous.
  • Availability of technology
  • Not a fan of too much homework but if other schools give out homework then I suppose I wouldn’t want my children to be left behind.
  • Introduction of Sports Club
  • Personally disagree with mixed year group classes
  • Give some homework to students.  More activities to improve them.
  • Help to mix up international and local students
  • Parents evening held more often
  • Would love to see more homework
  • More days out / trips
  • Looking after children’s health when they are outside eg Sitting on the playground
  • Listening to parents when raising concerns about another child.

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