Harestock School welcomes the support and involvement of parents. We hold a series of events during the year such as coffee mornings, open afternoons, class assemblies and parent/teacher interviews when we invite parents to school to meet their child’s class teacher.  There are also several other occasions, concerts, the nativity and social events during the year.  We welcome the support many parents give by coming into school to work in the classroom, and when appropriate to accompany classes on visits to places of interest.We are an open friendly school.  Please do not hesitate to contact your child’s class teacher or the Headteacher if you need information or have any concerns. 

Friends of the School (F.o.S.) 

The FoS give invaluable help to the school by fund raising and buying important equipment and materials but also by arranging a range of social events throughout the year including school discos, the annual summer fete and Christmas fayre.  Every parent is automatically a member of the FoS and new parents are most welcome to attend meetings. 

To get involved please contact Mr Duncan Bray (Chairperson) c/o Harestock Primary School (01962) 881026 


Home School Agreement

Harestock School believes in a genuine partnership with parents and welcomes this opportunity to extend and consolidate it. 


The School will: 

  • encourage children to do their best  
  • be open and welcoming at all times 
  • offer opportunities for you to become involved in the life of the school; 
  • let you know if there are any concerns that affect your child’s progress or behaviour; 
  • provide suitable homework; 
  • arrange Parent-Teacher consultations during which your child’s progress will be discussed, and individual targets will be set to encourage him/her to develop potential in all areas; 
  • send home an Annual Report of achievement; 
  • contact you if there are any problems with attendance, punctuality or equipment.   


The Parent(s) will try to:  

  • encourage my child at all times to do his/her best;  
  • take an interest in my child’s experiences in school;
  • let the school know about any concerns that may affect my child’s progress or behaviour;
  • support the school’s policies and its guidelines for behaviour;
  • support my child with his/her homework and any other opportunities for learning at home;
  • attend Parent-Teacher consultations and discussions about my child’s progress;
  • encourage my child to wear school uniform and be tidy in appearance;
  • make sure my child attends school regularly and on time and inform the school of any absence straight away. 
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