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Kingswinford Academy, Water Street, Dudley, West Midlands, DY6 7AD
Part of Windsor Academy Trust

Kingswinford Academy School/Parent Charter  

At Kingswinford Academy, we believe that a strong partnership between the school and parents is crucial for the success and wellbeing of our students. This Parent Charter outlines our commitment to open communication, collaboration and shared responsibilities in nurturing the academic and personal potential of our students.


  • We will provide clear and timely communication through various channels, including ParentMail, Class Charts, newsletters, the school website, and social media.
  • Parents are encouraged to reach out to teachers and staff with any questions, concerns or feedback, and we will respond promptly and respectfully. Please find our useful guide to communicating with Kingswinford Academy here.
  • We will maintain our policy to welcome parents to engage in open discussions about their child's education, progress, and well-being.
  • Regular parent-teacher meetings will be organised to discuss student progress and address any concerns.

Student Wellbeing:

  • The safety, happiness and wellbeing of our students are paramount. We will provide a safe and inclusive environment that promotes learning and personal growth.
  • Parents are encouraged to inform the school about any health or emotional concerns that might affect their child's performance at school.

Academic Excellence:

  • We are committed to delivering high-quality education that meets the academic needs of our students. Our teachers will provide engaging lessons, fair assessments and individualised support where necessary.
  • Parents are encouraged to support their child's learning journey by assisting with homework, attending parent-teacher meetings and fostering a positive attitude towards education.

Personal Potential:

  • We are dedicated to recognising and nurturing the unique talents and abilities of each student. We are committed to providing an environment where students can explore, develop and maximise their personal potential.
  • Our teachers and staff will work closely with students to identify their strengths, interests, and goals. We will provide guidance and opportunities to help students excel in their chosen areas.
  • Parents play a crucial role in this process by supporting their child's interests and aspirations. We encourage parents to engage in meaningful conversations with their child about their passions and goals.
  • Through a combination of academic support, extracurricular activities, and mentorship, we aim to empower students to become confident, capable individuals ready to pursue their dreams and contribute positively to society.

Partnership and Collaboration:

  • We view parents as partners in their child's education. Collaborative efforts between parents and Kingswinford Academy will create a supportive and enriching learning environment.
  • We will engage parents in school activities and events to foster a sense of community and involvement.

Respect and Inclusivity:

  • We value diversity and inclusivity. All members of our Kingswinford Academy community will be treated with respect and fairness, regardless of their background, beliefs or abilities.
  • Parents are encouraged to promote these values at home and contribute to a respectful and tolerant school atmosphere.

Parental Involvement:

  • Parents are invited to contribute their ideas and insights to enrich school life.
  • We believe that active parental involvement positively impacts the student's overall experience and success.

Resolving Concerns:

In case of concerns or disputes, we are committed to addressing them promptly and transparently. Parents are encouraged to contact their child’s Form Tutor in the first instance. Please find our useful guide to communicating with Kingswinford Academy here.

Parent Responsibilities:

  • Parents are responsible for ensuring their child's regular attendance, punctuality and completion of homework assignments.
  • We encourage parents to monitor their child's digital activities and engage in conversations about online safety and responsible internet usage.

Continuous Improvement:

Kingswinford Academy is dedicated to continuous improvement. We value feedback from parents and will use it to enhance our educational activities and school environment.

By working together, Kingswinford Academy and its parents can create an educational experience that nurtures the growth, development and success of our students. This charter signifies our commitment to building a strong partnership for the benefit of all involved.