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Parental comments from Curriculum Showcases February 2024

Our Curriculum Showcases provide the opportunity for parents and carers to discuss the learning and progress their child has made so far with them. The children lead the showcase to share their learning. 

FS2 Curriculum Showcase

"I am impressed by the progress my child has made, I love seeing the books and sharing their work"

"The support my child is receiving from staff and how positive and encouraging staff are about their achievements"

Year 1 Curriculum Showcase

Thank you to the Year 1 parents and carers who could join us for the Year 1 Curriculum Showcase. The children loved sharing their learning with you and we really value your feedback.

"I am impressed by the progression my child is showing with spelling and handwriting, and his love of maths"

"The amount and quality of work completed"

Year 2 Curriculum Showcase

Year 2 shared their learning with their grown ups on Monday afternoon. They looked through the work in books and discussed the puppets they had made during D&T textiles

"The variation of work and how the children learn different topics"

"I am impressed by child's eagerness to learn"

"How my child remembers everything they learn, as they can tell me about it at home"

Year 3 Curriculum Showcase

Year 3 shared their learning at the curriculum showcase yesterday afternoon. The children proudly showed the collages they had created, posters and leaflets linked to their learning about volcanoes, mountains and volcanoes.

"The pride my child has while showing their work and the consistency throughout her book"

"I am impressed by the variety of themes and the level of detail that is covered in the curriculum"

"I think that my child could not be better supported in his education and development"

"The level of learning applied to the children and the diversity of lessons"

Year 4 Curriculum Showcase

Year 4 shared their learning with their grown ups which focussed on South America and their writing linked to the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

"I am impressed by the standard of my child's work and their all-round education that they receive"

"The work about South America impressed me and I even learnt some facts"

Year 5 Curriculum Showcase 

Year 5 shared their art work and writing in their curriculum showcase. They live modelled how-to create a game on Scratch to their grown ups using their coding skills. 

"I am impressed by my child's grasp of coding concepts using scratch"

"I love the variety and the richness of the curriculum"

Year 6 Curriculum Showcase 

Some of the year 6s started off their showcase by demonstrating the Haka dance they had been practicing during their PE sessions last half term.

"I am impressed by all the different topics that they have covered with different resources and materials. The neatness and care that has gone into each project"

"The confidence the children had while performing the Haka dance and how proud my child was to show me their independent writing"

Parental Questionnaire Dec 2023

The feedback we received from the questionnaire was incredibly positive and we wanted to share it with you. We are delighted that 100% of our parents/carers agree ‘their children are happy and feel safe at Aughton Junior Academy’, ‘their children are taught well and are making good progress’ and ‘that we expect children to do their best’.



Parental Comments from Stay and Share October 2023

It was a pleasure to invite our parents/carers into school for the first Stay and Share Sessions with the children in every class. It was an opportunity for the children to share their learning with their grown-ups and complete an activity together. 

"Absolutely amazing, he was really proud of his work, and I am too! Thank you for this opportunity."

 - Y4 parent

"Lovely to see the class sing and have fun learning their times tables" - Y4 Parent

"Really enjoyed doing the crafts today, had lots of fun making our Pomander" - Y5 Parent

"Always nice to be invited to the classroom and see what's going on" - Y6 Parent 

"It's good to see their smiles when you come in and also see them engaged in different styles of work" - Y6 Parent 

"I find the Stay and Sessions very helpful and fun!" - FS2 Parent 

"I love being able to come into the classroom and see my child in their learning enviornment. These sessions are fun and informative" - Y1 Parent 


Parental Questionnaire Feedback December 2022

In December we asked all our parents/ carers to complete a questionnaire.  We were very grateful to receive 85 responses.  From those we were able to calculate percentages, compare these with schools nationally and act upon some of your comments to make our school a better place.  These are detailed below.

We were blown away by the positive comments we received in the additional space section and want to begin by thanking you for your kind words about the academy.

Please find some of them below;

“We are amazed by our child’s progress in such a short space of time”

“My child has settled in well and is happy to come, is keen to learn”

“Very good communication, excellent at putting things in place for SEN children”

“My child is very happy at Aughton and is doing well with her learning and enjoying it”

“Moving my child to Aughton was the best decision we ever mad. Our only regret is not doing it sooner. Thanks so much.”

“We are really happy that we are coming into school more and being more involved”

Parental Questionnaire Feedback DEC 2022

Thank you to all who completed the questionnaire for us after Parent’s Evening in the Autumn term. It is important for us to obtain your views about the education the children receive in school and we take the time to act on this to continually improve our school in partnership with you for the children. At Aughton Junior Academy, the children are at the heart of everything we do and we look forward to strengthening our partnerships with yourselves.


Strongly agree


Neither agree/disagree


Strongly disagree

  1. I think this is a good school and I am proud my child attends it






  1. The school is a friendly and welcoming place






3. My child is happy at Aughton Junior Academy






4. My child feels safe at Aughton Junior Academy






5.My child is making good progress at Aughton Junior Academy






6.My child is taught well at this school






7.My child receives appropriate homework for their age






8.Reading is important at Aughton Junior Academy






9.My child enjoys reading books from the new reading scheme






10.The academy encourages my child to read regularly






11.Aughton Junior Academy ensures pupils are well behaved






12.Aughton Junior Academy deals effectively with bullying






13.Aughton Junior Academy is well led and managed






14.Aughton Junior Academy responds well to concerns I raise






15.I receive valuable information from the school about my child’s progress






16.Staff expect my child to work hard and do their best






17.Aughton Junior Academy encourages good attendance






18.I enjoy reading the weekly newsletter






19.The academy communicates well with parents/carers






20.I would recommend Aughton Junior Academy to other parents












































Share your views through Parent View

We have been very pleased with the feedback from our previous parent surveys and have added a new system to gather the views of parents and carers.

You can give your views of our school at any time of the school year and at the time of a school inspection using an online questionnaire called Parent View.

Please register with an email address and a password at

Once your login has been activated, it only takes a few minutes to complete answers to 12 short questions about aspects such as bullying, the quality of teaching, level of homework, etc.

Your views are important in helping inspectors make a decision about our school, and to help us know what is going well and what could be improved.

If you do not have a computer or an email address or if you would like help to use Parent View, please come into school and ask at reception. Below is a guide to the use of Parent View.

How to use Parent View

1 Go to Parent View by clicking on

2 Click on the orange jigsaw piece ‘Give your views now’  

3 Register using your e-mail address.

4 You will be sent a password by e-mail.

5 Log in to Parent View using your e-mail address and the password sent to you

6 Click on ‘give your views’ on the toolbar near the top of the screen.

7 To find us enter ‘Aughton’, then click on the correct school.

8 There is a question to answer about your use of Parent View then 2 boxes to tick.

9 You will now be asked 12 questions, one at a time. You make a response from ‘strongly agree’ to ‘don’t know’ by ticking boxes.

10 Submit your answers. You can update these at any time in the future and have previous responses over-written.

Thank you for helping the school by adding your responses to Parent View – this will be very useful for us.