Feedback from Parents
151 parents completed our ParentView survey at our October 2016 Parents' Evening.
|Question||Strongly agree or agree||Don't know|
My child is happy at school
|My child feels safe at school||99%||-|
|My child makes good progress at this school||100%||-|
|My child is well look after at this school||99%||1%|
|My child is taught well at this school||99%||1%|
|My child receives appropriate homework for their age||94%||3%|
|This school makes sure its pupils are well behaved||99%||1%|
|This school is well led and managed||99%||1%|
|This school deals effectively with bullying||86%*||12%|
|This school responds well to any concerns I raise||92%||7%|
|I receive valuable information from the school about my child’s progress||100%||-|
As always, we want to continue the improvement at Kensington. As a result of the feedback, we will be:
- Developing further with additional challenge for those children who need this.
- Continue to review best practise in this area.
- Meet with parents to discuss and get further feedback.
- Communicate the purpose of homework and our expectations for children, parents, and the school.
Bullying and exclusion by peers
- Anti-bullying week
- Peer mediators trained to support children and resolve disputes at play time and lunch time.
- Development of playground with new markings and equipment.
- Increased number of adults on duty at play time and lunch time.
- External workshops to explain about bullying to children.
- Anti-bullying competition linked to homework.
- Parent training on key areas e.g. online safety.
Parents playing an active part
- Further development of Friends of Kensington.
- Curriculum training sessions for parents – Phonics, Maths etc.
- Development of website and weekly newsletter to provide more timely, high quality information for parents.
- Increased performances – Diwali, Guru Nanak, Christmas Carols, Nativity etc – for parents to attend.
- Family Week with parents encouraged to come in and learn alongside their children.
- Development of homework to encourage greater collaboration and opportunities for discussion between parents and children.
We will continue to gather feedback throughout the year and feed this into our overall planning for the school to adapt and improve wherever we see opportunities.
If you would like to give your views you can do this on the ParentView website, which is administered by OFSTED.
Thank you very much for your continued support.
Year 5 EID assembley - may 2017
"Don't have a child in Year 5, but the performance was absolutely amazing."
|"We enjoyed a lot. I wan to thank Kensington school for this type of programme. It was amazing!"|
|"Very fantastic performance. Thank you, teachers for encourage children to understand their religion and culture."|
|"A big thumbs up for the teachers for their hard work and the children. It was fabulous!"|
|" 'AMAZING' in one word. Hats off to choreographers."|
Year 3 easter assembley - march 2017
"Brilliant performance. Nice to see every single child performing."
|"It was amazing. I really love it. Well done to all kids and teachers, you were fantastic. Congratulations!"|
science week - march 2017
"It was very interesting, well organized and I have learnt about science from children."
|"Very good workshop. My daughter and I learnt some interesting science facts. She enjoyed lava lamp."|
|"Brilliant way to spend time with kids - as much educational, as fun. Great idea, well done!"|
|"Realy fantastic. Very good motivation for the pupils. I think every year it should be like this - doing different experiments."|
|"Great to see the children taking the lead!"|
|"Magnetic, illuminating, on the pulse and most of all scrumptious!"|
world book week - february 2017
"Very interesting and entertaining, admiring kids imagination."
|"Great story, very entertaining for children."|
Maths course - february 2017-march2017
"Very informative introductory class to maths."
|"The session was very useful. I am looking forward for the rest of the course."|
|"It's amazing to see how parents/teachers and children work together to make this school an amazing place to be. Very good, comfortable and friendly atmosphere."|
|"The maths subject was really interesting. Want to learn bit more about how to do multiplication and tables."|
|"Learnt lots of strategies. Looking forward to next sessions."|
|"I learnt so many tricks to teach my child. Thanks a lot."|
|"Informative and helpful, but need more handouts."|
|"After attending these sessions I knew how maths is joyful subject and how to make my child enjoy maths."|
Parents' evening - february 2017
Y4 parent – "Thank you very much for the effort. We are very proud parents to be educated within your school."
|Y4 parent – "Parents' evening went well. My children are happy and the staff is fantastic. Thank you. Good luck!"|
|Nursery parent – "It's amazing to see how parents/teachers and children work together to make this school an amazing place to be. Very good, comfortable and friendly atmosphere."|
|Y2 parent – "Very well done! Kensington is best! We as parents are very happy with everything at and in school."|
|Y3 parent – "My child loves her class, her teacher and the school."|
|Year 6 – "Well done to Kensington."|
|Year 5 - "Excellent. Very happy about my son progress. The teacher explained everything clearly. Thank you."|
Chinese new year - family week - 2017
Y2 parent – "It was fun to work with children and help them. I really enjoyed all activity. I would like to come again."
|Y1 parent – "I saw first time this type of event about Chinese New Year. It's really, really enjoyable and informative, I appreciate this effort. "|
|Reception parent – "Very interesting. Colourful. Came to learn more about Chinese traditions and language. Thanks. Happy New Year."|
|Y4 parent – "A very well organised day, it was a great opportunity to enjoy time with my child in the class. Thank you for everything. Great job and good luck."|
|Y4 parent – "Had a very lovely time helping Zainab design her things. Felt very welcome and it's great getting the time to spend with Zainab."|
|Year 6 – "We enjoyed it (very fun) we loved the activity. Happy Chinese Year!"|
Christmas shows 2016
Y4 parent – thought the whole show was well presented- very talented children and a great job from the teachers- looking forward to the Easter Show.
|Y5 parent – "Nice to see every single child performing to their best."|
|Y3 parent – "A very well-rehearsed play, pupils did excellent , a pleasure to watch and participate. Thank you."|
|Reception parent – "Awesome, mind blowing, lovely Angel’s. Appreciate teachers for hard work."|
|Nursery parent – "It was a pleasure to watch them."|
|Year 6 parent – "Really inspiring to all and really deserving. Well Done!"|
|Reception – "It’s amazing the way kids were trained to do the play at such small age. It was wonderful!"|
Parent's evening - 19th & 20th October 2016
|'We are extremely pleased with the progress that our girls are making. Thank you to all the teachers/staff for their continued hard work and support.'|
|'I’m very happy about my son’s progress in school. The school and school council children are well organised. Nice to speak with the class teacher. Thank you'|
|'The teachers were very helpful and understanding'|
|'Well organised evening. Lovely to see the children playing a central part.'|
|'It was brilliant!'|
|'The workshops were very informative.'|
|'Very good and useful with many opportunities to learn about the school.'|
|'It is a well-planned and organised event.'|