Parent Feedback

Safeguarding & Wellbeing

"Our relationships with schools is crucial and even more so at this time. It makes a big difference to have someone as professional and proactive as the team. I know that other people in my team hold an equally positive view about their working relationship with Safeguarding team at BCHS." (Essex Local Authority) 

"Since my Child has joined to settle her in and she said she has been a new girl since starting with us, and has grown in confidence." (Year 8 parent ) 

"Safeguarding Lead/Wellbeing Manager has been such a tremendous help to my son. Over the past few months, he has suffered quite badly with mental health. She has shown great support to both my son and myself through this time, constantly keeping in touch to talk and creating a structure for him at school. He really relies on someone to trust to talk too and this has been instrumental in his recovery. I would like to say a big thank you to the Safeguarding Lead for this continued help." (Year 10 parent)

 "Thank you for your thoughtful message.  Good to know that you are still accessible and will let you know should there be any issues." (year 10 parent)

"Thanks again for checking in with us, I hope you're all doing well and keeping safe." (Year 7 parent)

"Due to our ongoing family issues, the wellbeing manager has continued to support my child through this difficult time with home visits and weekly call and this has made home life a lot more managable."  (Year 8 parent)

Teaching and Learning

"Science lessons that his science teacher has run and the history lesson led by his history teacher have been really useful in keeping his mind engaged and motivated with his home learning during the closure of the school (obviously with the exception of the children who you are making a provision for."  (Year 10 parent)

"Thank you for your email. X was really pleased to be rewarded for his work. He also saw some of his Spanish work being celebrated in the virtual assembly this week which was great. It all helps to keep him motivated so thanks for taking the time to make contact.   I’d like to take the opportunity to say how impressed we have been with the quality of resources for learning and the speed at which any concerns that we have raised have been dealt with. Thank you all." (Year 7 parent)

"The laptops are great. Making life a lot easier for the girls... thank you so much again for those. Thank you so much for all you are doing!" (Year 9 and 10 parent)

"He will continue to attend school on a Tuesday and Thursday 9 to 12 noon.  This has proved very helpful." (Year 8 parent)

“Can I also say how impressed we have been with everything that has been put into place since the school closed. The online learning is proving very successful for both my children. Year 10 also says how well organised everything is now he is returning to school and how safe he feels whilst at school which is such a relief, as a parent during this unprecedented time! So I just wanted to thank everyone!” (Year 7 & and 10 parent)

"..is coping well with the "Online Learning". I ensure he logs on at 9am every weekday and he completes the work set. He has submitted work and had feedback from teachers. They also respond promptly if he has emailed any questions or concerns.  I would just like to thank all the staff at BCHS for working hard to make this work for .., it is a difficult and uncertain time for all of us but especially our children. Also, with his GCSE's coming up next year it is nice to know he is still focused on his learning. So please, on our behalf, thank everybody at BCHS. As parents we are thoroughly impressed."  (Year 10 parent)

"Thank you for your email. ... was really pleased to be rewarded for his work. He also saw some of his Spanish work being celebrated in the assembly this week which was great. It all helps to keep him motivated so thanks for taking the time to make contact. I’d like to take the opportunity to say how impressed we have been with the speed at which any concerns that we have raised have been dealt with. Thank you all. Science lessons that science teacher has run and the history lesson led by history teacher have been really useful in keeping his mind engaged and motivated with his home learning during the closure of the school (obviously with the exception of the children who you are making a provision for)." (Year 7 parent)

"…. has very much enjoyed studying history and we would like to say a big Thank you to her history teacher for all his help and support & lessons over the last few months.  She looks forward to learning with you for the remainder of the term." (Year 10 parent)

"Thank you so much for your email.  This newsletter will be framed for sure. First student of the year last year and now this.  We are absolutely chuffed. Thank you so much." (Year 9 parent)

"Thanks for your email. X seems to have gotten into a routine and likes the teacher feedback.  Many thanks for the hard work you all put in." (Year 9 parent)

"Please also pass on our thanks and gratitude to all teaching and support staff for all the hard work that has been put in for the pupils return to school. My son has really enjoyed the opportunity to return to school even on a reduced basis." (Year 10 parent)

SEN

"BCHS do not tolerate any kind of bullying or hurtful behaviour. My son is happy there. I cannot fault them." (Year 7 parent)

"My child is happy there and doing well." (Year 9 parent)

"I could not ask for more. You are doing everything you can and we feel supported." (Year 9 parent)

"It might not be perfect, no school is, but my child has had tailored help and support and has been very successful." (Year 13 parent)

"BCHS has been amazing for both my children, can’t fault them. Even the care during these strange times has been faultless." (Year 8 & 9 parent)

"SEND needs are met superbly. The teaching at A level is excellent. The support whilst the kids have not been in school has been amazing too." (Year 13 parent)

"Thank you for all your help and support during this time. We really appreciate it. I don’t know how you’re managing it all." (Year 8 parent)

"I feel you know my son really well and do what is right for him. I feel much happier now." (Year 11 parent)

More Able

“I was very happy about my son being chosen for the More Able program, I let my son know he is in the Gold pathway and he is really happy about this” (Year 9 Parent)

“The more able programmes such as ‘The Brilliant Club’ at BCHS are excellent and provide our children with unique and exciting opportunities” (Year 8 Parent)

“It is great news that my son has been chosen for the more able programme we look forwards to opportunities in programme” (Year 7 Parent)

“The students at BCHS are lucky to have the more able programme and to meet professionals – I wish I had the same opportunities when I was at School.” (Year 10 Parent)

Pastoral 

"I do appreciate the regular updates from yourself and the Headteacher, and let's hope that year 11 can have some sort of event to give closure to their final school year.  Thank you so much for your support and time you have given us." (Year 11 parent)

"I would like to thank you all for your hard work during these unchartered times. Both my husband and I are key workers and understand the immense pressure you are all under."  (Year 7 parent)

"I really appreciate your help and communication.  Thanks ever so much and I really hope all is ok with you too." (Year 9 parent)

"Thanks for caring and checking on us. I do hope everyone in the school is well and thank you for continuing to look out for the students." (Year 8 parent)

"I would like to start this e-mail thanking you all for your hard work during these unchartered times. Both my husband and I are key workers and understand the immense pressure you are all under.  He will continue to attend school on a Tuesday and Thursday 9 to 12 noon.  This has proved very helpful." (Year 9 parent)


 

 

 

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