Information for parents

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Parents are invited to take a very active part in our academy! We value the part you play in helping us work closely with your child. Here are some of the ways in which you can become involved:

Many parents work in school helping in classes sharing their many skills and talents. Some parents even help to lead assemblies!
If you would like to get involved please contact the academy.


Jargon Buster

DfE: Department of Education
EAL: English as an Additional Language, refers to
FGB: Full Governing Body
FSM: Free school meals
KS1 and KS2: Key Stage 1 (for years R, 1, 2) and Key Stage 2 (for years 3, 4, 5, 6)
LEA: Local Education Authority - Peterborough City Council is the LEA for Discovery Primary School.
LA: Local Authority - Peterborough City Council is the LA for Discovery Primary Academy.
Ofsted: The Office for Standards in Education
Pupil premium: Pupils entitled to free school meals
SATS: Standard assessment tests. For more information, download Information for parents: 2016 national curriculum tests at the end of key stages 1 and 2
SEN: Special Educational Needs