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STATEMENT OF PARTNERSHIP
Cedar Integrated Primary School and Nursery Unit is committed to creating and maintaining a caring school community, in which:
Every child is valued.
All can achieve their potential.
The learning climate is challenging yet supportive.
Effort and success are celebrated.
WHAT PARENTS AND PUPILS CAN EXPECT FROM CEDAR.
Parents and pupils may expect the school to provide:
A safe, secure, well organised and caring environment.
Programmes of study suitable for each pupil’s age and ability, in line with the Northern Ireland Curriculum.
Quality learning experiences.
Regular information for parents on their children’s progress via scheduled parent/teacher consultation and annual school reports.
Early warning of problems whether these are associated with school work, relationships or behaviour.
A clear and efficient system for dealing with complaints through ready access to the appropriate member of staff.
A range of extra curricular activities.
OUR EXPECTATIONS OF PARENTS AND PUPILS
Parents and pupils are expected to:
Support the aims, ethos and code of conduct of the school.
Complement the work of the school with positive attitudes to school and a supportive home environment to encourage completion of homework.
Ensure regular and punctual attendance and maximum participation to enable the pupil to benefit fully from the learning experiences provided by the school.
Check that your child wears the recommended uniform and is properly equipped for school each day.
Read reports, letters and other communications from the school and to sign and return reply slips.
Display a willingness to participate in consultations sessions and other school events.
Make early contact with school to discuss any matters, which might have an impact on your child’s education or welfare.
Encourage your child to get the most out of school by participating in a range of extra curricular activities.
Cedar sweatshirt Cedar sweatshirt
Navy or white polo shirt Navy or white polo shirt
Navy or black school trousers Navy school skirt/ pinafore or navy trousers
Navy or black school shorts Green gingham dress (summer)
Grey/ black socks White/ navy socks/tights
Black school shoes Black school shoes
Boys and Girls’ P.E. Kit
Plain navy shorts and white or navy t - shirt, black PE shoes
Trainers can be used for outdoor games and parents will be told by staff when pupils can wear them.
Additional items (not compulsory)
Cedar fleece, raincoats (reversible fleece) and book-bags.
All items of uniform should be clearly labelled.
What not to wear!
Trainers instead of school shoes, open toed sandals of any variety, tracksuit bottoms, boots or high heeled shoes, football kits in P.E. (unless it is football), jeans or blue cargo trousers, t-shirts.
In the interests of safety, pupils should not wear jewellery during P.E lessons e.g. rings, watches, bracelets, chains or earrings. Ideally on P.E. days, children should leave all such items at home, as the teacher cannot be responsible for removing or safeguarding such items.
See image below for Letter formation examples or click on the image to open a pdf link to read more.
Below is a link to the Guidance on infection control in schools. Please check that it is safe for your child and others in their class before sending your child back to school after a period of illness.
Infection control: Children should only return to school 48 hours from the last episode of diarrhoea or vomiting
below is a link to information on Integrated AlumNI
Family Support Leaflets Below