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Children in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 are set weekly homework.

There are different expectations for different year groups. 

These expectations are clearly established in meet the teacher meetings in September and regular updates are on class E-Schools pages. 

 

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Download this file (homework ks1 web.pdf)KS1 Homework - A guide313 kB

At the Three Schools, we provide Workshops and information sessions for parents. 

Please find in this section information that will help you and your child. 

 

Secondary Transfer Tests (STT) and Transition Information

On June 18th 2019, a meeting was held to explain the STT (formally 11+) process and Transition to Secondary school.

Please see the documents below (first 2 documents on the list) which provide information and guidance for parents surrounding the testing and transition processes.   

 

NEW PARENTS MEETING PRESENTATIONS (2019-2020)

EYFS (2019-2020) - New Parents Meeting PowerPoint

On July 1st 2019, Mrs Sandmann and Mrs Smuts delivered an information meeting for new parents of EYFS pupils who will be starting in September 2019. 

Please see the PowerPoint below which provides information, guidance and will answer any Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for parents. 

 

Year 3 (2019-2020) - New Parents Meeting PowerPoint

On July 2nd 2019, Mrs Page, Mrs Goodman and Mr May delivered an information meeting for new parents of Year 3 pupils who will be starting Year 3 in September 2019. 

Please see the PowerPoint below which provides information, guidance and will answer any Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for parents. 

 

EYFS (2019-2020) - Phonics Workshop PowerPoint

On September 9th 2019, Mrs Sandmann and Mrs Smuts delivered a Phonics Workshops for new parents of EYFS pupils who started Mursley and Drayton Parslow in September 2019. 

Please see the PowerPoint below which provides information, guidance and will answer any Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for parents.  

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Download this file (2019-eyfs-year-1-transition-parent-meeting (1).pdf) Year 1 Parents Meeting Information (2019-2020)419 kB
Download this file (phonics presentation 2019.pdf)EYFS Phonics Workshop PowerPoint Presentation (2019-2020)1104 kB
Download this file (Y3 Transition Meeting Powerpoint 2019.pdf) Year 3 Parents Meeting Information (2019-2020)2211 kB
Download this file (STTS Information (Year 5 2019).pdf)STTS and Transition to Secondary School Presentation for Year 5 Parents (2019)236 kB
Download this file (Kingfishers Pre-School Workshop (Physical Development, Language and Communication) .pdf)Kingfishers Pre-School Workshop (Physical Development, Language and Communicatio385 kB
Download this file (T-L-904-Letter-Formation-Powerpoint (2).pdf)EYFS Letter Formation - Handwriting Presentation (January 2019) 2875 kB
Download this file (Handwriting Workshop 2019.pdf)EYFS Handwriting Workshop Presentation (January 2019)782 kB
Download this file (New parents ppt 2018.pdf)EYFS Parents Meeting Information (2019-2020)1751 kB
Download this file (Bucks Familiarisation Booklet 2019 entry.pdf)Bucks Familiarisation Booklet 2019 1601 kB
Download this file (UK age recommendations 2018.pdf)Internet Safety Information - UK Age Recommendations Information95 kB
Download this file (Websites 2018 Parents session.pdf)Internet Safety Information - Websites for Parents 68 kB
Download this file (Zip-it App Information.pdf)Internet Safety Information - Zip It App 227 kB
Download this file (Fortnite.pdf)Internet Safety Information - Fortnite Game Information 214 kB
Download this file (Family-agreement-template.pdf)Internet Safety Information - Family Agreement Template281 kB
Download this file (Family-agreement-advice.pdf)Internet Safety Information - Family Agreement Advice310 kB
Download this file (Conversation-starter-guide.pdf)Internet Safety Information - Conversation Starter Guide97 kB
Download this file (share-aware-family-agreement.pdf)Internet Safety Information - Share Aware (Family Agreement)578 kB
Download this file (Questions to promote reasoning and a deeper understanding.pdf)Maths Questions to promote reasoning and deeper understanding 228 kB
Download this file (Key features of the Shanghai.pdf)Key Features of the Shanghai Maths Approach 216 kB
Download this file (Calculation Policy 2017 (Concrete, Pictorial and Abstract Stages).pdf)Calculation Policy 2017 (Concrete, Pictorial and Abstract Stages) 1294 kB
Download this file (Internet Safety Parent Workshops March 2017.pdf)Internet Safety - Parent Workshop Presentation6886 kB
Download this file (Mastery approach for parents at The Three schools.pdf)Maths Mastery Approach - Information for Parents 2437 kB
Download this file (The Three Schools AWOL - Guide for Parents Nov 2015.pdf)Assessment Without Levels Information for Parents 156 kB
Download this file (Swanbourne Grow your Brain PPT.pdf)Growth Mindset PowerPoint Slides 976 kB
Download this file (Parents_Complete_Guide_to_the_new_curriculum (1).pdf)Parents Guide to the New Curriculum 788 kB
Download this file (Growth Mindset Parents Booklet.pdf)Growth Mindset Parents Booklet 537 kB
Download this file (Curriculum and Assessments.pdf)Curriculum and Assessments 703 kB
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Download this file (2019-20 Aut Newsletter 5.pdf)2019-20 Aut Newsletter 52021 kB

Parent views are always welcome, questionnaires are sent out on a regular basis which inform improvements to the Three Schools. Parents are encouraged to discuss and share their ideas with staff. 

You may also choose to publish your views online using the Parent View website by following the link below; 

https://parentview.ofsted.gov.uk/

Parent comments Spring term 2017

Mastery Maths

Sample feedback:

“Excellent session.  I feel it explained why we have adopted this method really well and has given me much better understanding of how to support my daughter.”

“Very useful. Thank you.  Helpful to understand, better to then help my child.”

EYFS Phonics sessions

Sample feedback:

“Amazing to see what they can do and know how to support them.”

Reading Breakfast – EYFS & KS1

Sample parent feedback:

“Thank-you so much for the reading breakfast this morning.  My little boy was thrilled with being a croissant (his favourite breakfast), and he beemed away with happiness all through the session.  It also certainly encouraged him to read…”

Bring-a-grown up sessions  - Mastery Maths focus

Sample parent feedback:

“Thank you so much for Grown Up day today. It really was an excellent experience, I felt so lucky to be able to see the class do their daily routines, and it really did bring home what a wonderful class they are and how lucky they are to be taught at Drayton. My child seemed delighted and proud to show me what he does at school, so it was a great success for both of us. Thank you”

“The children’s relationships with their teachers appears very special.”

“My daughter enjoys school and it’s so easy to see why….the sheer range of opportunity for learning was awesome.”

The Leading Parent Partnership Award (LPPA)

As part of our ongoing commitment to enhancing effective and positive parent partnerships we are currently undertaking the Leading Parent Partnership Award (LPPA).

The LPPA framework and process draws on high-quality research evidence. Through this award, we aim to increase parental involvement in all aspects of school life including transition, participation, communication, guidance, induction and home-school links.

Research has identified that, at age 7, a parent’s influence on a child’s learning is six times that of their school and even at 11 years old, it is 29% greater. Increased involvement can raise achievement by at least 18%. No involvement means low or no qualifications at 16.

The LPPA gives schools a coherent framework to deliver effective parental engagement from early years at Mursley and Drayton Parslow with a view to continuing at Swanbourne in the future.

A working party of staff and parents has developed an action plan to guide our progress towards the award. Our first priorities are developing more opportunities for parents to come into school to work alongside their children, and fine-tuning our home/school communication systems. We meet half termly to review and discuss our next steps over coffee and biscuits.

If you are a parent who would like to become involved please contact Lorna Sandmann.

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Download this file (LPPA Update Sept 17.pdf)LPPA - Autumn 2017 Update305 kB
Download this file (LPPA update May 17.pdf)LPPA May 2017 Update 416 kB
Download this file (LPPA - Spring 2017 Update.pdf)LPPA - Spring 2017 Update 337 kB
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Download this file (2019-20 Aut Newsletter 4.pdf)2019-20 Aut Newsletter 43207 kB

The Buckinghamshire Family Information Service (BFIS) provides free information, advice and support on a wide range of topics that may affect your family. This includes activities, events and services for children up to the age of 19 (25 with a disability).

 

Information can be found on all your childcare needs including full time nurseries/pre-schools, childminders, after school provision and what's on in the holidays. 

The BFIS can be contacted on 01296 383065 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The BFIS website - https://www.bucksfamilyinfo.org

Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/bucksfamilyinfo/

Twitter - https://twitter.com/Bucks_FIS

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/bucksfamilyinfo

 

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Please find in this section information that will help you and your child. 

If you are looking for information, presentations or handouts from Parent workshops, please click on the Workshop Information tab.  

 

Designated Person for Child Protection is the Headteacher, Ms Carol-Anne McCollum

Deputy Designated Persons for Child Protection are Deputy Head Mr David May, Assistant Headteacher Mrs Heidi Martin and Mrs Rebecca Chapman-Hill