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Parental Information

Parental Information

In this area of the website you will find all the information and support to help your child, both pastorally and academically while they are at The Portsmouth Academy.  If there is any information that that you cannot find, or think would be useful to be added in here, please contact us pafg@pafg.org.uk and we will try to improve things for you.

In this section

School Policies

Please see below electronic versions of the school policies. Printed copies are available upon request. Please see our full list of information we can provide and any cost that will be incurred.

Parent Pay

We use an e-payment method to pay for dinner money. This can be done online at a secure website called ParentPay or in cash at local stores where you see the PayPoint logo. Already…

Show My Homework

We recognise the value homework has and the positive effect it has upon learning. Homework should build on prior learning, consolidate what has been learnt in lessons and deepen students knowledge and understanding.  The process of…

Accelerated Reader

Please click  on the link to see your child’s progress in Accelerated Reader. You will have received a letter detailing your child’s login details.  If you do not have these, please contact…

eSafety for Parents

eSafety is a major concern for many parents, especially as our children sometimes seem to be more knowledgable about computers, phones and other gadgets than we are. Pupils are taught about eSafety at The Portsmouth Academy…

Enrichment Curriculum

Please ask your child to speak to their tutor to find out more about these activities.

Uniform

Uniform is an important part of our Academy identity and must be worn with pride at all times. If your child does not wear the correct uniform you will be contacted. On the first occasion, where…

Attendance And Punctuality

Regular attendance is extremely important for student achievement, it is also a legal requirement. In line with the expectations of the world of work, we place a high value on punctuality, which should become a habit…

Behaviour

Behaviour For Learning Policy For more details on any aspects of behaviour, please see our PAFG Behaviour For Learning Policy. Rewards House points and Prinicpal Commendations – Both are intended to be used as a reward for…

Safeguarding

GUIDING POLICIES The Portsmouth Academy aims to: Ensure we practice safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children. Raise awareness of child protection issues and equip children with the skills…