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Parent/carer questionnaire feedback 2023

Thank you to those of you who completed and returned the parent/carer questionnaire. We had 25 returned in total and they were overwhelmingly positive. They have been analysed and the results will help us to plan ahead. I have shared some of the responses below. There were some lovely comments so thank you for taking the time to complete it and for your continued support!

Parent/carer questionnaire 2022

Thank you so much for completing the google questionnaire. We wanted to provide some feedback to you by sharing some of the wonderful comments and focusing on any improvements that we can make.

Parent/carer questionnaire on Remote Learning and Homework 2021

Following the recent google form parental questionnaire about remote learning and the use of Showbie for homework we were overwhelmed at the positive response towards home learning especially during such a difficult time for families and schools.

New reception starters questionnaire 2020

Thank you to our reception parents who completed the questionnaire, we received 10 forms back. If you still wish to complete a form, please do and return it to school as we really do value your views. The questionnaires were overwhelmingly positive and reflect the hard work and dedication our St. John’s staff team have towards the children in our care and our school community. We are so glad that you chose to send your children to us and are pleased with how they have settled and progress they are making. We are never complacent and we are always looking for ways to improve our practice, magpie ideas from other settings and engage our parents/carers so you too are part of school life. Have a look at the lovely comments we received and the analysis below.


“We feel you have handled everything for new starters during Covid brilliantly. Especially the things mentioned in question 3 they really helped to get our child excited and see his teachers. “


“Our child loves going to St. John’s as she has a great time and has made some new friends. We’re sure she’ll do very well under your care we just want to support that the best we can.”


“It is so reassuring that the staff and Headteacher are so approachable and supportive. Thanks to you all for going above and beyond in these times.”


“I am grateful for the effort and glad we chose the school for our child.”


"We want to say thank you for everything you have done to help settle our child into your school."


“Was very impressed with all the information, videos, home visits etc. so not much to improve. Overall very happy with the school.”

Parent/carer questionnaire 2019-2020

Thank you to everyone who completed the parent/carer questionnaire. If you still wish to complete a form, please do and return it to school as we really do value your views. The questionnaires were overwhelmingly positive and reflect the work staff are doing to ensure our children made great progress, achieve well whilst gaining lots of valuable experiences. We have very high expectations of our ourselves and our children because we want them to attain well. Academic ability will ensure they are ready for the next stages of their education whilst our ethos encourages them to be the best citizens they can be. Please do come and speak with us if you want to raise any worries/concerns and ensure you attend parent’s evenings so you are updated on the progress your child is making as well as being informed of the milestones your child should be reaching at the end of each year group. The full analysis of the questionnaire, including identified areas of improvement can be viewed below.


I wanted to share with you some of the wonderful comments parents/carers have written on their questionnaire forms. It is great to see that lots of you are just as proud of our school as myself, the staff and the governors.


“Fresh air, country smells, dirty shoes and that is before they get into school. A welcoming, friendly and caring environment where children are encouraged every day.”


“The school appears very proactive in improving the school and obtaining all funding possible to ensure the well-being of the children is met.”


“My child loves school, he enjoys learning different things. He enjoys learning about Christianity and the after school multi-sports.”


“It is good to be a child at St. John’s, there is always something exciting going on at school or out of school such as PTFA events, special assemblies or school trips.”


“It is a very inclusive school where all children know each other and play no matter what their age.”


“The school has welcomed our daughter and helped her to settle quickly, she loves going to school. She has been able to make friends easily and loves Forest School.”


“A child at St. John’s feels part of a small community where they look out for others and feel looked after in return.”


“My children enjoy going to St. John’s, it is an excellent school. Excellent support from all members of staff.”


“Each child is treated as an individual, nurturing, supporting and teaching values is as strong as the study side.”


"A place where children can enjoy their education, share their opinions and be proud of their achievements."


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