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Amherst School

Amherst School

Questionnaire for parents of pupils

You are invited to let us know your views about the school by completing this questionnaire. We really value your feedback so please take the time to complete this questionnaire.

Please provide only one answer to each question, by putting a tick in the relevant box to the right of the question. If you are unable to answer a question, please leave it blank. Completed questionnaires will be confidential. You do not need to include your name on the form. Please return all forms to the office.

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 Strongly AgreeAgreeDisagreeStrongly Disagree
My child is happy at this school.
My child feels safe at this school.
The school makes sure its pupils are well behaved.
My child has been bullied and the school dealt with the bullying quickly and effectively.
The school makes me aware of what my child will learn during the year.
When I have raised concerns with the school they have been dealt with properly.

SEN Specific Questions

Does your child have special educational needs and/or disabilities

If YES, how strongly do you agree with the following statement: ‘My child has SEND, and the school gives them the support they need to succeed.’

 Stronly AgreeAgreeDisagreeStrongly Disagree
The school has high expectations for my child.
My child does well at this school.
The school lets me know how my child is doing.
There is a good range of subjects available to my child at this school.
My child can take part in clubs and activities at this school.
The school supports my child’s wider personal development.
I would recommend this school to another parent.

COVID Specific Questions

 Strongly AgreeAgreeDisagreeStrongly Disagree
During the first lockdown, communication between the school and parents was effective.
During the first Lockdown the school kept me well informed about the ongoing COVID situation and how it was affecting the running of the school.
When the school was closed, my child was able to access the online learning resources provided by the school
When the school was closed, my child was provided with good quality online learning and support from the staff
The school adapted quickly to provide online learning for my child
My child’s educational needs were catered for during the school closure
My child has felt happy and safe at school with the new COVID procedures the school has put in place
I am confident with the protective measure the school has put in place during the pandemic to keep my child safe
Whilst face to face contact is still not possible, communication is still effective between school and parents
The school has continued to let me know how my child is doing even when face to face meeting is not possible
My child has been happy to be back at school since September
The school has continued to offer a broad and balanced curriculum
I feel confident that the school will address any gaps in my child’s learning due to COVID.