What parents say the school does well

Parent feedback from Questionnaire Summer 2017


What does your child enjoy at school?


Swimming & PE

Maths, Problem Solving.

The trips

Social aspect lovely teachers’ lovely community feel

After school club, trips and their teacher

Playing and reading

Loves choir

Visitors who come to assembly to inspire them


Maths, music lessons, swimming and PE

Football, Music and Maths

Performing in assembly and choir

Literacy, creative writing, mathematics

Additional responsibilities e.g. teacher’s assistant and rep on school council

Enjoy variety of trips and the non-standard school days e.g. no pens day, work week, sports week

Enjoy social factor, interplay with adults and children.  Impressing their adored teachers and TAs

Maths, Art, history, Music, Robotics club,  IPad Club

Everything really

Projects as a team player

Dance and cookery after-school clubs


Art and Literacy

Veggie food, Sports, Maths, Clubs and Science


Football and writing

Music, PE, swimming, literacy and Maths, actually pretty much anything that involvers learning


Cycling Club

Extra curriculum activities

Library, Music and Science

Reading groups

My son enjoys spending time with his friends


What are the things that the school does well?

Creates a community

Instils excellent behaviour pupils and encourages mutually respectful relationships

between adults and children (using first names)

Wide range of additional activities and experiences

Music provision and concerts

Teaching, Sports and other activities

Support for community, behaviour, lovely Head Mistress leads well

Teachers always willing to talk and support the kids

Make children feel safe, listens to parents concerns and help children develop and learn

Extra-Curricular, PSA events and special themed initiatives e.g. Democracy Week

Recruitment of good teachers who are passionate

It really engages and excites the children.  It gives them a broad cultural education

and works hard to bring in external groups and educators

Making learning exciting – variation

Diversity and inclusivity, school trips amazing.  School council, Democracy Week, Pastoral care/anti-bullying.

The school offers a wide range of opportunities for the children in sports and music

Music, Spanish and Art

Overall teaching and behaviour of teachers very professional and helpful

Making everyone feel part of the Millfields family, celebrating diversity

External engagement and community

After School activities, school trips and sports

I feel the school is very inclusive and engages the children in fantastic range of activities

to support their learning.

Know each child as an individual.  Respectful and playful relationship between adults and children.

Open and transparent -nviting parents to observe lessons.  V

ery rewarding, a variety of sports and after school clubs offered.

Imaginative and creative in their delivery of curriculum.



Information, meeting teachers if needed and learning

Breakfast Club

Information and feedback to parents

Creative and achieves balance

Children feel valued


Involving children in school life and listening to them.  Taking genuine care of the children.

Encouraging things that are outside the national curriculum

Being inclusive having a varied curriculum, being strong on values

The school is well lead and managed

Sense of belonging

Parent Engagement

Trips, after school clubs and very inclusive

Communication and meeting children’s needs

Communication, Creativity and Parent involvement

Creates a welcoming and safe atmosphere for the kids

Keep the children engaged in learning and having fun


What are the things that we can improve?

Better use of “MarvellousMe” for communication school/parent; more local school trips

Work/play balance.  More engagement on ‘Play’.

Stop the homework – or have a clear statement that it is optional/voluntary.

Make more use of local outdoor space.

Coding and computers I really think the school needs to employ a specialist to teach this.

Lost property that is named should be handed out every Friday

Timings for workshops only accommodate non-working parents.  We would have been interested in attending

Art – More please

More information for year 6 group

More green in the playground back playground needs murals

Homework club for all ages

Small classes i.e. less children in each class

More green space activities and forest school days



Parent feedback from Spring 2017 questionnaire:

What does the school do well?

Extra-curricular activities -after school clubs and trips

Fund raising events and activities

Creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere

Suportive and approachable teachers

I like to be able to speak to the Headteacher

Development of good reading skills

All the great things that the school gets involved in like Debating Clubs, Beat the Street

Provides lots of learning opportunites over and above the core currciulum

Respecting Children's Rights -Unicef

Inclusive -promotes community and diversity

Encourages enjoyment of learning

Making every child feel like an individual

Lovely nurturing school environment

Great projects and theme weeks

Great After-school Clubs

Learning, the teaching and the atmosphere

Never rest on it's laurels

Building pupil's confidence

Communication and engagement

Music and performances

Very happy school -so many oopportunities

Offers Spanish lessons

Teach Art, Science and Sports

Every child is known despite the size of the school

Balancing academic and other needs

Children feel valued and safe

Enthusiasm of teachers

Good communication and organisation -newsletter, texts keeping us informed

Good at giving feedback to pupils

Children make good progress and learn at a good rate

Open to new ideas and suggestions


What does your child enjoy at school?

My son really likes the school and is always happy to learn

They enjoy learning, trips and meals provided at lunch time

Special events and activities

They enjoy art projects and WOW trips

Wide range of activites and I thought Democarcy Week was brilliant



Enjoys Breakfast Club and After-school clubs


Choice of books in the libarary

Debating, Wrting and reading groups

Democarcy Week

Art and the creative week activities

Maths and PE

Many, many things

Helps children to do their best

Behaviour problems are always sorted out

Activities are fun and learning is fun

Being with friends

The challenge in lessons especially Maths