Home-school agreement: model and examples

You're not required to have a home-school agreement. If you'd like to use one, download and adapt our primary and secondary models and see examples from other schools, to set clear expectations and promote effective partnerships with your school community.

Last reviewed on 28 May 2024
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  1. You don't need to have a home-school agreement
  2. Download our model agreement 
  3. See examples of agreements from other schools 

You don't need to have a home-school agreement

You might want to create an agreement to outline clear expectations from:

  • You, the school
  • The parent/carer
  • The pupils

This can help develop your partnership.

Develop your home-school agreement (if you choose to make one) to fit with your home-school communication policy

Download our model agreement 

Adapt our model home-school agreement:

  • To save you time writing your own
  • Based on what you know about your school community
  • To fit with your school's vision
KeyDoc: home-school agreement (primary) DOC, 180.5 KB
KeyDoc: home-school agreement (secondary) DOC, 181.0 KB

See examples of agreements from other schools 

Primary schools

Albion Primary School in Southwark has a home-school agreement that outlines the school's commitments in areas such as:

  • Parent communication 
  • The school environment 
  • Treating children fairly

Read the full agreement here.

Hook Junior School in Hampshire sets out its rules for the school, parents/carers and pupils in its home-school agreement.

These rules are related to areas such as:


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