Parent Information

Welcome to our parents

As part of life at Rockingham Primary we consider behaviour and pastoral support to children and parents to play a pivotal role.
 
Mrs Deborah King is our newly appointed Behaviour and Pastoral Lead and her role includes;
 
  • Supporting children and families who have barriers to learning involving social, emotional and behavioral problems
  • Offering sessions, both one-to-one and small group, to children to meet their needs.
  • Improving the attendance of children leading to a positive impact on academic performance.
 
"I am very excited about my new role at Rockingham Primary as Behaviour and Pastoral Lead as part of the Pastoral and safeguarding team.  I have many years’ experience as a level 4 foster carer, this has given me an insight into what issues can cause a barrier to a child’s educational  achievement.  I have qualifications in working with children and young people.
I will be spending the next few months getting to know the school and students.  My main focus will be providing support and guidance to help pupils who are experiencing difficulties in learning due to social, emotional or behavioural problems. 
This will be done through 1:1 sessions and group work using methods of delivery that will most match the individual child’s needs.  This will involve listening to their problems, providing them with encouragement, stimulating their interest in learning, building their confidence and generally helping them to improve their attendance, behaviour and academic performance."
 

For more information about the school

Previous Ofsted reports can be found here.

Our performance against other local primary schools, and latest KS2 results, can be found by clicking here.  

 

Rockingham Primary School Results 2017

Good Level of Development 76%

Phonics Year 1 - 84%

Phonics Year 2- 97%

 

Key Stage 1

Reading Age Related- 56%

Writing Age Related- 56%

Maths Age Related- 61%

Combined Age Related- 56%

 

Key Stage 2

Combined Age Related- 30%

Reading Age Related- 50%

Writing Age Related- 58%

Maths Age Related- 48%

Grammar Age Related- 65%

 

Reading progress score- -3.5

Writing progress score- -3.4

Maths progress score- -4.3

 

 

Rockingham Primary School Results 2016/2017

 

Safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all the children in our care and have a large team trained in Safeguarding. 

Rockingham’s recruitment and selection procedures specify that all adults working with children have an enhanced DBS disclosure. This is to ensure that all unsuitable people are prevented from working with children. 

We have robust procedures for admitting anyone into the school who will work with children and any visitor without a DBS (formerly CRB) certificate, including parents, is accompanied at all times.

All visitors are provided with our Safeguarding Leaflet (see left) which outlines the procedure for reporting any concerns they may have.

Anyone witnessing a disclosure or feeling concern is directed to immediately record the details on one of the school’s internal concern forms (pink slips) and to return it to one of the DSLs as soon as possible. (See Safeguarding Pathway to the left) 

Please see our Child Protection policy (left) for more detail about recognising the signs of abuse and the procedures to follow.

The ‘R Team’ process the concern slips and decide how to proceed.  This comprises Mrs Steed (Head Teacher), Mrs Dickerson (DSL and SENDCo), Mrs Frances McKechnie (Family Support Lead) and Mrs Sam Jackson (Relationship Lead and Learning Mentor).

If you are a parent and you are worried about any child

If you have concerns about any child, whether a pupil at Rockingham or not, then you should contact the County Child Protection Team Contact Centre (MASH team) on 03001261000 (option 1). You can do this anonymously if you prefer.

If you are unsure about contacting them, please do ask for advice from one of our DSLs who will be able to support you.

 

Reading support websites

Understanding Phonics: http://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/resources/parent-information-understanding-phonics/

Soundblending - great for Reception: http://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/resources/parent-tutorial-teaching-sound-blending/

Storytime at home: an essential part of your child's reading journey: http://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/resources/storytime-home/

Why read to your child?: http://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/resources/information-parents-why-read-your-child/

 

Maths support videos

Our pupils have put together a few videos to help with teaching maths at home:

To find out more about our maths vocabulary, click here 

 

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