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Parental Marking Survey

   
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1. Which year group is your child in?

 Reception
 39 (20%) 
 
 Year 1
 43 (22%) 
 
 Year 2
 51 (26%) 
 
 Year 3
 24 (12%) 
 
 Year 4
 18 (9%) 
 
 Year 5
 (4%) 
 
 Year 6
 12 (6%) 
 

Total: 195

2. Were your child's books marked up to date?

 Yes
 193 (99%) 
 
 No
 (1%) 
 

Total: 195

3. Do you feel that the teacher's marking is positive and supportive?

 Yes, the majority is
 184 (94%) 
 
 Yes, some of it is
 11 (6%) 
 
 No
 (0%)  

Total: 195

4. Do you feel that the teacher's marking would help them to improve?

 Yes, the majority of marking helped
 181 (93%) 
 
 Yes, some of the marking helped
 14 (7%) 
 
 No
 (0%)  

Total: 195

5. Is there anything you would you like to know about marking in school?

 no
 71 (36%) 
 
 No
 41 (21%) 
 
 nope
 (1%) 
 
 N/A
 (1%) 
 
 No my son's teacher has explained what certain things they are looking for when marking work.
 (1%) 
 
 No - fully advised and understood
 (1%) 
 
 no its all self explanatery
 (1%) 
 
 if marks are low the parents should be informed instantaley
 (1%) 
 
 What the marking s are based on especially when the are doing group work and possibly be able to see a report of markings
 (1%) 
 
 i would like to know a little more about other subjects ,what they studied in class.e.g science and other subjects.
 (1%) 
 
  everything seems fine
 (1%) 
 
 NO
 (2%) 
 
 no its all explained
 (1%) 
 
 I would like to know if the pupils in year 1 read the marking in their books so they can improve their work.
 (1%) 
 
 yes
 (1%) 
 
 n/a
 (3%) 
 
 how the levels are set out
 (1%) 
 
 We would like to know the different levels/stages of subjects and for our son to keep improving to reach the top.
 (1%) 
 
 I like reading the comments the teacher has made on each piece of work completed. That informs me the level of effort my child puts in their work.
 (1%) 
 
 No
 (1%) 
 
 No thankyou
 (1%) 
 
 how well they are doing
 (1%) 
 
 no was already told by teacher
 (1%) 
 
 not rely
 (1%) 
 
 I feel more qualitative marking would help. rather than the conventional "WELL DONE" AND "FANTASTIC" ETC comments, I feel a more guided response would be more effective. for example, "you could improve this by....etc".
 (1%) 
 
 not really
 (1%) 
 
 how children are getting on every term and the dirreference they have seen in kids
 (1%) 
 
 the level they should be at and in relation to the national level regarding performance.
 (1%) 
 
 N/A
 (1%) 
 
 do the teachers read what they have wrote to the children
 (1%) 
 
 Nope
 (1%) 
 
 criteria for marking
 (1%) 
 
 nothing
 (1%) 
 
 is marking done whilst lesson time
 (1%) 
 
 yes its very good to encourage kids.
 (1%) 
 
 No I am happy with the marking in the school
 (1%) 
 
 No it all looks very straight forward
 (1%) 
 
 make sure that the marking is read to the child so they understand their errors.
 (1%) 
 
 subject areas to improve on
 (1%) 
 
 is the classroom worked marked at the same standard as the sats will be marked
 (1%) 
 
 very good teacher.
 (1%) 
 
 none
 (1%) 
 
 the grades again where they are in class
 (1%) 
 
 NA
 (1%) 
 
 Personal comments between teacher and child are brilliant.
 (1%) 
 
 No seems to be very clear with LO's clearly marked.
 (1%) 
 
 No. Marking is very clear with LO's clearly visible.
 (1%) 
 
 Some more focus on creative strengths and weakness
 (1%) 
 
 Yes I would like what the faces meant next to the work if it is a happy face does that mean good work and sad face and a straight face does that mean not so good??
 (1%) 
 
  should provide level in every subject. more homework to do similar work done in classroom.
 (1%) 
 
 I am not sure of it
 (1%) 
 
 Is there a uniform marking system through out the years that can be compared with 1 year to another to judge progress of an individual child?
 (1%) 
 
 How they are progressing against targets and maybe find out more regularly how I can support areas with my child that he may not be progressing in so well or needs some additional support, maybe a brief monthly update or focus area?
 (1%) 
 
 I'm happy with how things are done.
 (1%) 
 
 no
 (1%) 
 
 I like the way the children are also asked on how they feel the lesson went.
 (1%) 
 
 what the abbreviations mean eg LO, GT
 (1%) 
 
 very impressed with Mrs Deakin's markings, she is very informative which helps when we look at the books.
 (1%) 
 
 Good marking and done in a positive way.
 (1%) 
 
 School is doing a fantastic job
 (1%) 
 
 not really sure what the markings are, but from what I have seen I am impressed the way the teachers look out for the pupils.
 (1%) 
 
 What the icons and symbols mean to know if they are on task with their learning objectives.
 (1%) 
 
 ok
 (1%) 
 
 marking is good give us good idea how our kids are doing
 (1%) 
 
 no most has been explained by the staff.
 (1%) 
 
 Yes, I would like the information to be fed back to parents in order for us to understand how it works. For example the gap task in order for us to continue with this within the home environment.
 (1%) 
 
 Not really, I feel that at my sons stage (Year 1) the marking is self explanatory and the comments in the book are much more helpful and informative than a list of grades or levels.
 (1%) 
 
 no thank you
 (1%) 
 
 How it works and what is relevant
 (1%) 
 
 no.
 (1%) 
 
 if any thing is new I need to know I love to know so I can help my childs learning more
 (1%) 
 
 no comment
 (1%) 
 

Total: 195

6. Tell us something good about our school:

 Teachers are very encouraging and support children fully
 (1%) 
 
 NO
 (1%) 
 
 Very friendly teachers. Fun school.
 (1%) 
 
 everyones friendly and if we need help they are always here help us.
 (1%) 
 
 kids are happy attending this school.
 (1%) 
 
 All teachers tell me what is going on with my children and I always have positive reviews off them.
 (1%) 
 
 This school is improving
 (1%) 
 
 No
 (5%) 
 
 GOOD!!!!!
 (1%) 
 
 its a great school as they help children to improve so quickly
 (1%) 
 
 continuous support for pupils and a commitment to ensuring that pupils achieve the best of their ability.
 (1%) 
 
 The school has a good focus on innovation, as well as key topics (bllying etc)
 (1%) 
 
 Teachers can easily be approached with any concerns
 (1%) 
 
 good feedback on childrens progress
 (1%) 
 
 the pupils are all well mannered and polite
 (1%) 
 
 lovely teachers
 (1%) 
 
 The teacher was very helpful with ideas about how to help my child at home.
 (1%) 
 
 well organised school
 (1%) 
 
 this school is really good
 (1%) 
 
 very happy with the teacher's report
 (1%) 
 
 always there when need to talk to someone & very welcomeimg.
 (1%) 
 
 very good supportive teachers especially miss nihaar excellent at helping children who are struggling
 (1%) 
 
 darcey is doing very well in her English and maths work, Miss Ryan is helping her a lot and it is definitely paying off.
 (1%) 
 
 the teachers are always welcoming and polite makes me feel assured my children are looked after.
 (1%) 
 
 I am very happy with the school environment and also from the teacher. Every one listen very nicely and give us a great confidence. best of luck.. :)
 (1%) 
 
 everyone works as a team
 (1%) 
 
 staff is really nice and friendly and im really happy because my son learnt a lot.
 (1%) 
 
 very good
 (1%) 
 
 I am very pleased with the support my son RAYAAN is getting here.
 (1%) 
 
 to help them learn and more concentrations
 (1%) 
 
 the teachers are all caring and engage with the parents really well. the school encourages the children to do well.
 (1%) 
 
 the children and staff are all polite and well mannered
 (1%) 
 
 ?
 (1%) 
 
 my child likes to come into school happy
 (1%) 
 
 Great communication between staff and parents. My daughter's teacher is extremely helpful. My daughter loves her school.
 (1%) 
 
 Charlie looks forward to school everyday
 (1%) 
 
 no
 (3%) 
 
 good teachers and my children learn from the teachers. I would recommend other parents to send their children here.
 (1%) 
 
 You are working well with my son and helping him as he is behind with his work and getting the extra support that he needs. Thank you
 (1%) 
 
 Teacher is supportive. Teacher like to encourage child to doing better.
 (1%) 
 
 very pleased with how all my children have done and are doing at Yardley Primary School and my eldest daughter was a top achiever at school and THE TOP ACHIEVER OF HER WHOLE YEAR AT SECONDARY SCHOOL
 (1%) 
 
 I like if parents meeting happen in regular basis than we could find our child improvement.
 (1%) 
 
 Excellent teaching skills, daughter very happy in class & confident thank you to the teachers
 (1%) 
 
 my children enjoy coming here
 (1%) 
 
 my sons teacher miss orford is amazing going above her role to help improve his writing
 (1%) 
 
 TEACHERS ARE VERY UNDERSTANDING, HELPFUL AND SUPPORTIVE!
 (1%) 
 
 Lovely atmosphere around school.
 (1%) 
 
 the newsletters at the beginning of each term and the variety of workshops
 (1%) 
 
 the extra help my son is receiving with his maths and English he has come on so far since starting reception
 (1%) 
 
 always helpful. and kind
 (1%) 
 
 All teacher is very support for children iam so glad main children going this school
 (1%) 
 
 the school is helping him improving his speaking skill and taught him how to write his name, the school has done him well :)
 (1%) 
 
 We believe your school is very good because our child learns so much.
 (1%) 
 
 I feel that the teachers are more approachable to discuss issues and concerns on more regular basis.
 (1%) 
 
 All teachers let us know what is going on
 (1%) 
 
 All teachers let us know what is going on with our children.
 (1%) 
 
 very helpful. will always be happy to help and answer questions
 (1%) 
 
 the children and teachers are very nice and work well
 (1%) 
 
 yes
 (1%) 
 
 The teaching is very good and I found useful things.
 (1%) 
 
 friendly polite all ways welcome
 (1%) 
 
 my child is very happy here and I feel there is good communication from staff
 (1%) 
 
 I think this is a good school
 (1%) 
 
 very informative, keep parents in the know as to what is occurring in and around the school.
 (1%) 
 
 it is a fantastic school, I have had two children go through the school already and they are doing really well in their lives outside now. I believe my child is doing really well in this school.
 (1%) 
 
 it is a very good school
 (1%) 
 
 School is very good, very happy
 (1%) 
 
 keeps us updated
 (1%) 
 
 Yardley school has always been a brilliant place, I myself and all my sisters and husband come here. its a friendly lovely place
 (1%) 
 
 You get to go swimming and help children to read and write!!!!
 (1%) 
 
 Positive atmosphere
 (1%) 
 
 My daughter really enjoys coming to school and learning. The teachers are very nice and I find their teaching methods very effective.
 (1%) 
 
 it is safe and good.
 (1%) 
 
 communication is fantastic
 (1%) 
 
 Miss Hogkiss always keeps me up to date with my sons progress and all the staff in his class are very welcoming. I love the positive approach
 (1%) 
 
 the staff is helpful and friendly and the children are happy
 (1%) 
 
 You try to help them.
 (1%) 
 
 friendly staff and atmosphere
 (1%) 
 
 The teachers are approachable and understanding. I think this school is very on top of bullying and very supportive to the children too.
 (1%) 
 
 support and feedback from teacher
 (1%) 
 
 My daughter receives a lot of encouragement in the classroom and I have no concerns about my daughters education.
 (1%) 
 
 I like that they teamwork and they never give up in their work.
 (1%) 
 
 the teachers are nice and would like summer school and clubs running In holiday time .parents could volunteer
 (1%) 
 
 positive environment, enthusiastic and helpful adults. Feel able to approach with any questions when needed.
 (1%) 
 
 the children have loved Yardley school. my 13 year old has left and has gone further and beyond because of Yardley. Its a very excellent school and would recommend it to anyone.
 (1%) 
 
 Like the school.
 (1%) 
 
 great assembly
 (1%) 
 
 Very good looking after children all the time.
 (1%) 
 
 nice teacher
 (1%) 
 
 Helpful staff and friendly. Clean.
 (1%) 
 
 great support for pupils wit special needs
 (1%) 
 
 The school has very friendly atmosphere, if I ever have any problems (which is hardly ever) they get dealt with straight away. Overall I am very happy my child is part of Yardley Primary School.
 (1%) 
 
 The children seem to be very happy and this seems to stem from the fact that the teachers are this way too
 (1%) 
 
 The teachers are always available to help with any issues and since my daughter has been here she has achieved everything I could of hoped for thank you.
 (1%) 
 
 faboulus
 (1%) 
 
 Everyone is always very friendly and my daughter cannot wait to get it.
 (1%) 
 
 really friendly, my daughter is happy, lots of opportunities to get my views heard
 (1%) 
 
 the staff are friendly and supportive and always willing to help the children.
 (1%) 
 
 I feel that this school is fantastic. Any issues that I've ever had have always been resolved appropriately. The teachers are very approachable and lovely. My daughter loves coming to school and is progressing loads.
 (1%) 
 
 all my children have blossomed here
 (1%) 
 
 miss orford a good teacher
 (1%) 
 
 teacher has supported and encouraged my child to a terrific standard, that his work has improved immensley
 (1%) 
 
 nice play ground and good security as well.
 (1%) 
 
 Has helped with my sons confidents. Thank you.
 (1%) 
 
 Very pleased with everything at the school. A great environment for positive learning.
 (1%) 
 
 work well with the children
 (1%) 
 
 NA
 (1%) 
 
 we are happy with the support given to our child at yardley
 (1%) 
 
 I feel that I can approach any of my childs teachers at any time for any reason
 (1%) 
 
 brilliant
 (1%) 
 
 staff are very helpful and approachable. Quality marking in childrens books.
 (1%) 
 
 Very good parent partnership, always lots of opportunities to participate alongside our children. (workshops etc)
 (1%) 
 
 I like the way the teacher keeps you informed about what is happening with the child and keeps you updated. the school is very helpful with any enquiries and tries their very best to deal with any problems.
 (1%) 
 
 Like that they have a password for my child.
 (1%) 
 
 My grandson is happy here. He has lots of friends.
 (1%) 
 
 very good and orgonised
 (1%) 
 
 Staff are very friendly and reassuring.
 (1%) 
 
 The staff are very friendly and helpful.
 (1%) 
 
 Friendly and open. I Wish the kids were stretched creatively with drama and music. I feel there capabilities are underestimated in this area.
 (1%) 
 
 I feel the school really pushes the children and encourages them to do good work and builds their confidence. My son has learnt so much since starting school.
 (1%) 
 
 trying improve support and taking action where necessary
 (1%) 
 
 friendly, simple, collective effort
 (1%) 
 
 I would like to say miss Woodley is a great teacher and has help my son and I am very greatfull
 (1%) 
 
 Teachers are always available and provide honest answers to questions.
 (1%) 
 
 I think its a great school and in the space of 6 months my child has learnt so much and become so confident
 (1%) 
 
 Teachers are supportive & work well with the children's needs
 (1%) 
 
 Friendly and interactive with parents
 (1%) 
 
 The staff are very friendly, supportive and easy to talk to.
 (1%) 
 
 Olga enjoys coming to school and really likes her teacher. She enjoys all the activities in her class and is keen to do well.
 (1%) 
 
 excellent feedback from teachers x
 (1%) 
 
 A very friendly approach, have been supported by teachers, and any problems have always been resolved. thanks
 (1%) 
 
 Our child has really had a marked improvement in his handwriting since starting in Reception.
 (1%) 
 
 Friendly, caring atmosphere With superb IT
 (1%) 
 
 Friendly, caring atmosphere With superb IT facilities!!
 (1%) 
 
 school club - supportive reliable
 (1%) 
 
 MY CHILD REALLY ENJOYS COMING TO YPS, HER TEACHERS HAVE ALWAYS BEEN FAB AND OVERALL I AM VERY PLEASED WITH YPS.
 (1%) 
 
 Great teaching, supportive atmosphere, happy kids!
 (1%) 
 
 GOOD WORKING RELATIONSHIP WITH PARENTS, TEACHERS ARE VERY WELCOMING AND POLITE
 (1%) 
 
 The children learn a lot very quickly and enjoy coming to school and learning. They enjoy how they learn about various topics.
 (1%) 
 
 GOOD WORKING RELATIONSHIP WITH PARENTS
 (1%) 
 
 Great, friendly and encouraging for the children.
 (1%) 
 
 very supportive
 (1%) 
 
 Both our kids enjoy it!!
 (1%) 
 
 My children have settled in so well an think the school is great cant complain about a thing
 (1%) 
 
 brilliant teachers so far!
 (1%) 
 
 Its a wonderful caring school
 (1%) 
 
 The school is fantastic, my children are in good hands as they do love coming to school everyday, and that is down to your kind and valuable teaching staff. Thanks
 (1%) 
 
 I am really happy with Rubab's start in school. Reception will be a good foundation for her future years.
 (1%) 
 
 have enjoyed time at school with all my 3 children
 (1%) 
 
 really happy plenty of support and encouragment
 (1%) 
 
 The teacher's are polite and helpful. Keep up the good work
 (1%) 
 
 Staff are all friendly and approachable with good outcomes with regards to the children's work and behaviour.
 (1%) 
 
 they all try there best to help any situation.
 (1%) 
 
 every thing ok
 (1%) 
 
 up to date marking was good to see in all subject areas and not just core subjects.
 (1%) 
 
 staff is very friendly
 (1%) 
 
 the school is very supportive with the children and has always had good communication with us as parent in regards to the children.
 (1%) 
 
 The breakfast and after school club within your school is amazing, I just wish it was open until 6 and offered slightly more places.
 (1%) 
 
 My son loves coming to school and is always singing the praises of the teaching staff. The staff are always approachable and nothing seems to be too much - I recently enquired about some comprehension activities and received said activities within a couple of days. Can't wait for my daughter to start here too!! Thank you to everybody.
 (1%) 
 
 miss horan is brill
 (1%) 
 
 teachers are very supportive
 (1%) 
 
 you have teach my child a lot
 (1%) 
 
 support good teachers
 (1%) 
 
 staff are all amazing
 (1%) 
 
 Im really impressed with the way the school teaches reading, 'Sight words'
 (1%) 
 
 Mrs Barnett is a fantastic new teacher to the school and since teaching Joshua he has come on leaps and bounds. so proud of him and that's down to the teaching.
 (1%) 
 
 I think the teachers are amazing in the school and miss horan is fantastic with matthew. she deserves a huge thank you.
 (1%) 
 
 The staff and teachers are really nice fantastic school.
 (1%) 
 
 engaging, supportive, helpful, always approachable and happy to accommodate. great staff and overall a great school
 (1%) 
 
 Good staff, helpful and warm. Will encourage other parents to come to this school.
 (1%) 
 
 very friendly staff
 (1%) 
 
 The Communication is very good
 (1%) 
 
 great marking scheme
 (1%) 
 
 well organised
 (1%) 
 
 always trying tg improve things.
 (1%) 
 
 Yardley has really helped my children to grow and mature ready for senior school well done to all the hard working staff.
 (1%) 
 
 good communication between teacher and parent lots of feedback from teachers
 (1%) 
 

Total: 195

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