Parents should be told that they do not have to sign home-school agreements

3rd September 1999 at 01:00
Parents should be told that they do not have to sign home-school agreements, says CASE. From this term schools will be obliged to implement the agreements, including policies to combat bullying, but David Gordon, the organisation's chair, said: "There is very little evidence parents have been consulted."

He said parents at his school were expected to agree to "provide full support for all decisions made by the head and governing body". He will not be signing on principle. The agreements are not legally binding.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now