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Handbooks and Guides

Parent Handbook

This handbook contains important information for parents, such as the school calendar, school curriculum, school contacts and staffing details.

Parent Handbook

WisePay

WisePay is a secure online payment service that allows parents and carers to make payments to the School. Payments can be made online via debit or credit card for items including:

  • School Lunches
  • Trips and Visits

The system is made available to parents as a more convenient alternative to cheques and cash.

Once logged in, parents are able to review past payments and account balances – particularly useful when paying in instalments.

Go to WisePay

Sports Clothing

Local sportwear and uniform supplier Ambition Sport stocks a full range of Harvey-branded PE kit at affordable prices.

  • PE Kit
  • Polo Shirts
  • Gym Shorts
  • Tracksuits

Visit Ambition Sport

Parent View

The School runs regular parent focus groups and learning walks to ensure the views of parents are heard and actioned upon. The latest outcomes from our annual survey of parent views is shown below.

Question Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree Don't know
My son is happy at The Harvey Strongly agree: 65% Agree: 34% Disagree: 0% Strongly disagree: 0% Don't know: 1%
My son feels safe at this school Strongly agree: 65% Agree: 34% Disagree: 1% Strongly disagree: 0% Don't know: 1%
My son makes good progress at the school Strongly agree: 60% Agree: 39% Disagree: 0% Strongly disagree: 0% Don't know: 1%
My son is well looked after at this school Strongly agree: 63% Agree: 36% Disagree: 0% Strongly disagree: 0% Don't know: 1%
My son is taught well at this school Strongly agree: 62% Agree: 37% Disagree: 0% Strongly disagree: 0% Don't know: 1%
My son receives appropriate homework for his age Strongly agree: 45% Agree: 48% Disagree: 3% Strongly disagree: 0% Don't know: 3%
The school makes sure that the pupils are well behaved Strongly agree: 47% Agree: 48% Disagree: 2% Strongly disagree: 0% Don't know: 2%
The school deals effectively with bullying Strongly agree: 38% Agree: 37% Disagree: 3% Strongly disagree: 0% Don't know: 23%
The school is well led and managed Strongly agree: 59% Agree: 38% Disagree: 0% Strongly disagree: 0% Don't know: 2%
The school responds well to any concerns I raise Strongly agree: 53% Agree: 34% Disagree: 1% Strongly disagree: 0% Don't know: 12%
I receive valuable information from the school about my son’s progress Strongly agree: 66% Agree: 33% Disagree: 1% Strongly disagree: 0% Don't know: 0%
Question Yes No
Would you recommend this school to another parent? Yes: 99.75% No: 0.25%

Note: Figures based on 408 responses in 2014-15