Safeguarding and keeping children safe is our top priority.
We always review our performance and highly value feedback from our stakeholders; pupils, parents, governors and the community. We ask parents for feedback three times per year.
“Pupils thrive in this friendly village school.”
"Pupils are enthusiastic to learn and they develop positive attitudes."
"Pupils like everything about their school, including the many clubs that take place outside of the school day."
"Pupils find the topics they study interesting, especially when visits and events help bring learning to life."
"Staff put pupils’ well-being above all else."
"Because pupils know that the staff want them to succeed, they try hard."
“Classrooms are busy places where everyone behaves well and works hard to do their very best.”
"The school’s strong focus on pupils’ personal development ensures that they become confident and thoughtful individuals."
"Pupils like the fact that they know everyone in the school so well."
"Pupils of all ages play together cooperatively."
"Pupils say that the adults in school keep them safe."
Below is the feedback from our Spring Parent Questionnaire. We value your feedback and will always respond.
Q1. I enjoy the Target Assemblies.
35 Agree, 5 don't know
Action: As the majority of families really like these, we will continue.
Q2. I enjoy the Church Services.
33 Agree, 2 N/A, 1 disagree, 2 don't know
Action: As the majority of families enjoy these, they will continue.
Q3. There is a varied range of after school clubs on offer.
37 1 agree, 1 disagree
Action: We will continue to offer a wide range of clubs next year.
Q4. I am happy with the provision of school trips.
35 Agree, 2 disagree, 1 Don't Know
Action: We will continue with a similar provision and look for as many opportunities as possible.
Q5. The school administration systems are well organised and efficient.
36 Agree, 2 Disagree, 1 Don't Know
Action: We will continue to communicate with similar systems and make any adjustments where applicable.
Q6. I am happy with the current uniform suppliers.
20 Agree, 15 Don't Know, 3 Disagree
Action: We have already introduced another supplier.
Q7. I enjoy the open mornings and it is enabling me to see my child’s progress.
38 Agree, 2 Don't Know
Action: These are hugely popular and will continue.
Q8. I am happy with the standard of food provided by The School Lunch Company.
29 Agree, 12 Don't Know, 1 Disagree
Action: We are continuing with the School Lunch Company and we always use your feedback when planning the next menu.
Q9. I am happy with the online payment system for ordering school dinners through The School Lunch Company.
36 Agree, 4 Don't Know, 1 Disagree
Action: We will continue with the payment systems.
Q10. I am happy with the School’s online payment system.
37 Agree, 3 Don't Know, 1 Disagree
Action: The school payment systems are hugely popular and so we will continue with this.
Comments include: "would like jacket potatoes", "lots of varied choice", "good choice throughout the week", "not so keen on all frozen" and "great selection".
Comments include: "lovely photos", "looks good", "good, brief looks", "it looks informative and easy to use", "brilliant", "fantastic - changes came in just the right time", "excellent", "like the new photos which showcase children", "website is very good with up to date news and activities" and "website is really nice and clean and works great on mobile devices".
"We are extremely grateful, impressed and happy with extra care for child with medical need.
The school is supported us excellently with any issues. Support is greatly appreciated.
As a apparent I could not be happier with Shenington School. It has been lovely to be able to be able to be in school recently and experience first hand the kind and supportive environment."
"Both boys really like their teacher which also makes the difference."
"Team work makes the dream work. Everyone is so supportive and encouraging."
"We feel very lucky and well supported to have our child at Shenington School- the opportunities afforded to him here are second to none."
"We are pleased-thank you."
"The learning style with Mr King is fantastic- child is so happy. Everyday she is happy to tell me. Thank you so much."
"Children are very happy with Class 2 Mr King is fantastic and a real credit.
I always recommend."
"The school has helped my daughter in her educational development as well as her confidence and self esteem. I am so happy with her progress she is making-teacher is supporting her well and she loves going to school. The school is exceptionally good."
"It would be useful to know what they are learning each day maybe photos of days time table- possibly post photos on tapestry."
"Child moved schools in 2020 and has blossomed being here. All staff are amazing and caring and go above and beyond for the children and parents."
"We rate everything so highly and are very happy with child’s school life. We are excited for youngest to start."
"Shenington provides an incredible environment that allows our child to shine excel and grow, Thank you."
"Would be great to have additional Stem lessons activities eg Science -Opportunity for children to set up clubs or teacher run chess."
"Shenington is the perfect school for our child, he has flourished with every year growing in confidence and intellect."
"The school goes above and beyond continually in all areas and as a family we could not be more grateful to be part of the Shenington family."
"Don’t really know how child is doing in terms of other children her age but doesn’t help child in clubs and don’t see teacher."
"Amazing school- great teaching staff- leadership of school is executed by most dedicated head I have ever met well done Shenington."
"Absolutely yes to recommend highly recommend we even recommend to friends who visited - and found same as us the best school they visited by far please let us know if we can support ."
"As parents the communication and care is first class"
Below is the feedback received from our Summer 2022 Parent Questionnaire.
I am pleased with my child’s report.
I am pleased with my child’s progress.
I enjoy the Church Services.
There is a varied range of after school clubs on offer.
The school administration systems are well organised and efficient.
I am happy with the online payment system for ordering school dinners through The School Lunch Company.
I am happy with the School’s on-line payment system.
Suggestions for School Improvement:
in IT club not just times tables rockstars
bring back school pick up
better school meals and portions for older children
child loved time at school
more video games
can never hear in church
not quite as much in last week, maybe no musical instrument please change to normal pick up an drop off it’s so antisocial not in school community spirit
Below is the feedback received from our December 2022 Parent Questionnaire.
My child is happy at school.
My child feels safe at school.
The school makes sure its pupils are well behaved.
My child has been bullied and the school dealt with the bullying quickly and effectively.
The school makes me aware of what my child will learn during the year.
When I have raised concerns with the school they have been dealt with properly.
Does your child have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND)? (yes or no)
If yes, how strongly do you agree with this statement: ‘My child has SEND, and the school gives them the support they need to succeed.’
The school has high expectations for my child.
My child does well at this school
The school lets me know how my child is doing
There is a good range of subjects available to my child at this school.
My child can take part in clubs or activities or roles and responsibilities at this school.
The school supports my child’s wider personal development.
I would recommend this school to another parent. (yes or no)
“We hope that your children enjoyed their visit to the Museum of Natural History today. This is just an email to say that it was a delight to have Shenington in the Museum as the children behaved beautifully. Museum staff commented on how receptive, polite and considerate the children were during their visit. I just wanted to pass on our thanks.” – Oxford Museum of Natural History
Below is the feedback received from our July 2018 Parent Questionnaire, for the above mentioned question.