Ark Victoria Academy
Parents are our most important partners and we aim to know our pupils’ parents and families well. Each family discusses and signs our home-academy agreement as we each commit to help every pupil get the best out of life at school.
Attendance and punctuality
We expect our children to attend school on time, every day, as missing school seriously disrupts their learning.
If your child is unwell we ask parents inform the school immediately and we will provide the child with support and catch-up material as soon as they are well enough.
Homework extends pupils’ independence and self-discipline. Our pupils have regular reading and maths practice to do at home and we encourage our parents to support us with this.
Please click on the links below to access recommended sites for parents on a variety of topics.
What is ParentInfo?
ParentInfo is a regularly updated and free feed of information, advice and sources of support that schools can deliver to parents and carers.
The service aims to deliver information on a whole range of parenting themes, the emphasis being on helping parents and carers develop their children's resilience to the risks and pressures they face in today's world. The articles and videos cover difficult topics about sex, relationships and the internet, body image and peer pressure, as well as broad parenting topics like 'how much sleep do teenagers need?'.
In line with Thinkuknow some of the content covers internet safety, but it all starts from the assumption that young people make little distinction between their online and offline lives and the issues for parents are often the same. The aim is to help parents help their children be discriminating, web-literate and resilient.
Who is behind ParentInfo?
ParentInfo is a collaboration between the National Crime Agency CEOP Command and The Parent Zone.
The ParentZone is a leading provider of information, training and support designed to make the internet work for families, with special emphasis on involving parents and carers.
ParentInfo content comes from leading experts in their fields (Brook, Young Minds, Coram, iRights, Diana Awards, Quilliam, FPA, Beat etc).