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Priory Contract

The Priory Contract is a list of the core values for Students, Staff, Parents/Carers and Governors.  The Contract can be found on the academy websites and in the student planners; it forms an important part of the home-school agreement signed by every student and parent.

As a student I pledge to.....

  1. Have the highest possible expectations for what I can achieve at The Priory and beyond
  2. Behave well in class, in school, to and from school and whilst on school activities
  3. Wear my uniform smartly and in accordance with the Academy's expectations
  4. Come to school every day
  5. Focus on learning - make every lesson count
  6. Complete my homework thoroughly and on time - work independently
  7. Set myself challenging targets and devise appropriate plans to achieve them
  8. Commit to extra-curricular activities
  9. Participate positively in academy activities
  10. Take responsibility for the environment and the wider community
  11. Inform a member of staff if I am concerned about anything or anyone

As a teacher I pledge to.....

  1. Ensure that students achieve their full potential
  2. Be proactive in ensuring excellent student behaviour
  3. Ensure that students wear their uniform appropriately at all times
  4. Encourage the highest levels of attendance
  5. Ensure that lessons are highly effective and result in learning - make every lesson count
  6. Set and mark homework in accordance with Academy policy
  7. Assess progress, and ensure that students are both aware of and achieving their targets
  8. Support and contribute to the school’s extra-curricular and residential programme
  9. Support and run events in the academy
  10. Develop community links for the promotion of positive educational activities
  11. Be aware of student concerns and communicate them effectively and appropriately

As a parent/carer I pledge to.....

  1. Encourage my child to make the best possible use of opportunities provided
  2. Support the school in ensuring that my child appreciates the Academy’s views on the importance of good behaviour
  3. Support the Academy in enforcing the uniform expectations
  4. Encourage my child to achieve the highest levels of attendance and to communicate with the Academy on attendance issues
  5. Support and help foster a positive attitude to learning
  6. Encourage the completion of homework
  7. Work with my child to set targets for progress
  8. Encourage my child to take part in at least one extra-curricular activity
  9. Encourage my child to take part in academy activities
  10. Encourage my child to contribute to the community through voluntary or charity work
  11. Communicate any concerns I have to the appropriate member of staff