What do parents say?
When asked how the parents felt about the Reception at Leesons, these are some of their responses:(October 2020)
"I feel the school is doing an excellent job during these difficult times."
"The teachers respond very efficiently and promptly to Dojo and Parentmail."
"So far, we are really pleased with how much he likes school and the speed at which he is learning to read is really impressive!"
"School work/classroom communication has been excellent via Class Dojo."
‘The teachers are always available to speak with.’
"She loves her new friends, adores Forest School and learning new words. She also likes reading new books."
"I love all the information available on apps and always quick responses when there are any questions or messages sent – thank you!"
"I just want to say thank you for all that you are doing. "
’My child feels safe at school.’
‘My child absolutely loves the staff at school.’
"She has settled very well and is enjoying it. Very keen to learn. It helps knowing her brother is in the year above."
‘My child found it quite difficult at first and said he never feels like he is at home, but now he loves it.’
"He said he loves eating fruit and school dinners and playing with his friends."
‘Leesons is a very positive experience for my child.’
When asked what we do well, these were the responses from the parents:
Sharing RWI alphabet print out to support children at home.
Provide so many different experiences for the chidlren.
Children love Forest School and PE.
Receiving Dojo points which are shared with parents
Responds quickly to Dojo and other correspondence.
When asked what we could improve, parents said:
Parents said children would like more dressing up clothes. These cannot be used at teh moment due to COVID-19, but we have them for as soon as we are allowed again.
What parents say about Home Learning? (July 2020)
"I really like the way it is divided in to categories."
"The videos with daily explanations and tasks work really well for my child."
"The plans are good, detailed and varied."
When asked about Remote Learning, parents replied positively. (March 2021)
"The teachers put a lot of thought and effort in to the teaching and activities set up and using all the resources available. I couldn't thank the teacher enough for all their hard work throughout."
"I think all the teachers have done extremely well and worked very hard to support us all - especially when having to teach their own children.'
"The quality, communication and interaction with myself and my child exceeded expectations. The support was outstanding. The staff are so kind and respond to questions immediately.
"Great to see the teachers show the children how to do the activities, giving examples and hands on 'show' rather than just taking them to a screen. The maths games were fun and engaging - learning through play!"
"It exceeded my expectations - Thank you!