Leading Parent and Partnership Award (LPPA)


St Nicholas Primary School is working hard towards achieving the Leading Parent Partnership Award. The purpose of this award is to help focus the school's work with parents and families.


Home is the greatest influence on a child’s educational performance and at St Nicholas, we want to do everything we possibly can to help parents and families support their children.


Long Term Goals


By working towards this award, we aim to achieve the following :

•Improved punctuality, attendance and behaviour

•Improved pupil progress

•Increased parental involvement in consultation and learning activities

•Increased number and range of parents actively involved with the school


Getting Involved


We can’t achieve this award without your help, cooperation and feedback. You can do this by:

• reading all information that we send out

• coming along to events we organise if you are able

• completing any questionnaires we send out as honestly as you can


If you would like any more information, or wish to share any ideas please contact the school.

How we hope to achieve the LPPA


The LPPA consists of ten evidence-based Objectives:


1. The school demonstrates a commitment to work towards the LPPA


2. The school makes and implements effective plans to achieve and maintain the LPPA


3. The school is a welcoming and friendly place for parents/carers


4. The school promotes an awareness of and participation in lifelong learning opportunities available in school and the community to all groups of parents/carers


5. The school holds and actively promotes enrichment opportunities or events for joint parent/child participation


6. The school provides good induction for all new parents/carers


7. The school provides parents/carers with relevant and user-friendly guidance and information to help them support their children’s learning


8. The school produces and implements parent/carer friendly policies to establish effective home school links and improve pupil/student attendance, punctuality, behaviour and progress and positive participation in school


9. The school provides good support for transition for parents/carers when their children leave the school


10. The school evaluates performance against the LPPA Objectives and Key Performance Indicators