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Rogerstone Primary School

Rogerstone Primary School

Questionnaires

Parent Questionnaire Spring 2015

136 questionnaires were returned - thank you! The table below shows a comparison between the responses now and the responses in November 2103, just before Estyn visited.

Strongly Agree/Agree responses

Autumn 13

Spring 15

Don't Know/ no answer

1

Overall I am satisfied with the school

88%

97%

7

2

My child likes this school

97%

98%

3

3

My child was helped to settle in well when he or she started at the school

96%

97%

2

4

My child is making good progress at school

90%

95%

5

5

Pupils behave well in school

81%

89%

13

6

The teaching is good

90%

93%

5

7

Staff expect my child to work and do his or her best

95%

97%

4

8

The homework that is given builds well on what my child learns in school

70%

88%

7

9

Staff treat all children fairly and with respect

83%

85%

13

10

My child is encouraged to be healthy and to take regular exercise

83%

82%

13

11

My child is safe in school

92%

96%

0

12

My child receives appropriate additional support in relation to any particular individual needs

73%

59%

34

13

I am kept well informed about my child’s progress

83%

83%

4

14

I feel comfortable about approaching the school with questions, suggestions or a problem

82%

98%

1

15

I understand the school’s procedure for dealing with complaints

78%

82%

9

16

The school helps my child to become more mature and take on responsibility

86%

88%

10

17

My child is well prepared for moving onto the next school

53%

48%

44

18

There is a good range of activities including trips or visits

87%

92%

1

19

The school is well run

67%

94%

4

Homework Autumn 2014

208 questionnaires were completed - Thank you for your time completing them.

 

Number of responses

 

Agree

Disagree

Don’t Know

Homework is essential for children’s learning

180

17

8

I am happy with this term’s homework (i.e. 1 piece of literacy and 1 piece of  numeracy per week)

192

6

6

There needs to be more homework each week

33

147

20

Completing homework causes family anxiety at home

39

161

5

I would prefer a ½ termly topic based homework project

33

31

38

There should be homework for all children, but the amount of it increased as the children get older

59

32

17

Homework should be for junior children only

15

178

8

Year 6 should have the most homework to help them prepare for secondary school

21

51

30

Homework helps my child to understand and improve their work in school

192

8

7

Top 5 additional comments:

  1. 9 comments regarding weekly spellings
  2. 6 comments regarding homework being marked/acknowledged
  3. 5 comments regarding homework being creative/fun
  4. 3 comments regarding “home” is for the family
  5. 2 comments regarding parents being able to interact with children

The new homework policy will be updated, agreed by governors and available on the website. Keep an eye on the newsletters.