A list of our expectations for pupil netiquette as we embark on this new adventure in learning is attached to this document and we would encourage you to share it with your child.
It reads as follows:
Guidance for Parents: How You Can Help Your Child
It would be helpful to provide a dedicated work-space for your child, along with the following equipment: an IT device; a pad of paper or notebook; exercise books; pen, pencil, colouring pens or pencils; relevant mathematics equipment; calculator; ruler; reading book.
It is, however, every bit as important that you recognise the need for regular breaks for your child, encourage them to eat healthily and to keep in contact with their friends.
Early Years and Pre-Prep parents are advised to stick to a routine wherever possible. It may be helpful to print out a copy of your family schedule and how the school day will fit into it.
If your children are in the Prep and Senior Schools, we would appreciate your support in enabling them to be punctual for any ‘live’ sessions. We are also grateful for your continued help in ensuring that any apps, tablets or mobile phones that are not relevant to academic learning are closed and put away during the school day. During academic learning, the focus should be entirely on schoolwork.
Now more than ever, we rely on close collaboration between school and parent, so please do keep communicating with us. If there is something that needs to be addressed, or if we could be doing something better, please do let us know.
For Games and PE lessons, it would be helpful for children to change into sports clothes so that they can make a healthy distinction between academic work and physical exercise.