Parent View

Share your views through Parent View

Parents and carers can give their 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.

Parent View - Give Ofsted your view on your child's schoolTo complete the short questionnaire at, you simply need an email address and a password to register. Where it says ‘search’, type in Oakleigh or Acorn with N20 0DH as the postcode (even if your child attends Acorn at Colindale).

Once your login has been activated, it only takes a few minutes to choose answers to 12 short questions about Acorn / Oakleigh School, such as if your child is happy here, the quality of teaching, if s/he is well looked after etc., and whether you would recommend Acorn / Oakleigh School to other parents/carers.

Please see: for a quick overview of how to use Parent View.

You can give your opinion of Acorn / Oakleigh School through Parent View at any time during the school year. At the time of an Ofsted inspection, you can refresh or resubmit your views and the facility will overwrite your previous response so that only one ‘view’ for each parent, per school/centre, is held.

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 in and ask at reception. Please also let us know if you have changed your mobile number and/or email address so we can update our records.

Parent View questions

Below, we have listed the questions involved, with some examples of what this might look like in the Acorn / Oakleigh School context.

When you log onto Parent View, you are asked if you strongly agree, agree, disagree, strongly disagree or don’t know in response to the following statements.

The statements and questions are below, with examples of what this could include in the Acorn / Oakleigh School context in italics, where we think this may be helpful:

  1. My child is happy at this school
    My child appears relaxed and content at Acorn / Oakleigh School. S/he seems to enjoy activities at Acorn / Oakleigh School. S/he is happy to be left, happy when I leave or happy after I have left him/her at Acorn / Oakleigh School.
  2. My child feels safe at this school
    Staff know my child really well, s/he is confident, relaxed, keen to go to Acorn / Oakleigh School. Staff are trained to deal with medical and behavioural needs, the building is secure.
  3. My child makes good progress at this school
    My child is showing new skills at home. I can see small step progress, PLP targets, Progress/Annual Review reports, telephone calls, assessment information.
  4. My child is well looked after at this school
  5. My child is taught well at this school
  6. My child receives appropriate homework for their age
    PLP targets, information about termly topics, home/school diary, phone/emails, Annual Review meetings, Communication Surgeries, working with the Family Support Team, working with the class teacher (eg behaviour / sleep / eating etc).
  7. This school makes sure its pupils are well behaved
    Behaviour Support Plans, contact me to discuss ideas, contact me if my child is hurt by another child.
  8. This school deals effectively with bullying
  9. This school is well led and managed
  10. This school responds well to any concerns I raise
  11. I receive valuable information from the school about my child’s progress
  12. Would you recommend this school to another parent?