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Parents' Evening Survival Guide for the Whole School
By Naimish Gohil on May 10, 2017

Whether you're a teacher, student or parent - Parents' Evening is an important event in the school calendar. It's an opportunity for parents to sit down and have meaningful...

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Why PTA Meetings are Important to You and Your School
By Bethany Spencer on May 10, 2017

Parent Teacher Associations‭ (‬PTAs‭) ‬are a common practice in most schools‭, ‬but more often than not‭, ‬they aren’t celebrated or their benefits highlighted‭. ‬PTAs are a powerful...

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Why Join Your School's PTA?
By Bethany Spencer on May 10, 2017

Parent Teacher Associations‭ (‬PTAs‭) ‬get a bad wrap in the media, with films depicting cliquey mums who run the‭ ‬‘club’‭ ‬of which your baking for their latest fundraising event will...

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Supporting Your Child's Learning at Home 
By Bethany Spencer on May 9, 2017

Family involvement in children’s education has proven to have a positive impact on a student’s school life‭. ‬In Britain‭, ‬studies have identified that students who are regularly...

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How to Enforce Positive Parent Teacher Relationships
By Bethany Spencer on May 4, 2017

Building relationships with your students’‭ ‬parents lays the foundation for a successful home-school partnership‭. ‬By interacting with parents and providing feedback on their child’s...

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Top 3‭ ‬Tips for Engaging Parents
By Bethany Spencer on May 4, 2017

When thinking of parental engagement in a child’s school life‭, ‬thoughts of Parents’‭ ‬Evening and phone calls home may spring to mind‭. ‬Sometimes we have parents coming along to trips...

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Parents Guide to Surviving Parents' Evening 
By Bethany Spencer on May 4, 2017

Parents’‭ ‬evening can be a stressful event for teachers and parents alike‭. ‬According to a survey of 2,000‭ ‬school parents in the UK‭, ‬55%‭ ‬felt they came away from parents’‭...

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How to Get Involved in Your Child's School Life
By Bethany Spencer on July 3, 2015

The benefits of parents being involved and present in a child’s school life has been researched countless times and the same results keep appearing - if a parent is engaged in their...

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Parenting Pressures & Technology's Role in Education
By Nabeelah Bulpitt on June 30, 2015

 Caroline Gallagher looks at the pressures of parenting and the role of technology in education.

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How To... Help Your Child Cope with Their Workload
By Nabeelah Bulpitt on June 29, 2015

Sometimes your child may lost momentum... That's where you come in and help them get focused!

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Parental Involvement in Homework Can Help, Not Stress
By Nabeelah Bulpitt on June 25, 2015

Some children may panic at the thought of their parents involving themselves in their homework process, but it can be helpful rather than stressful.

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How to Engage the Harder to Reach Parents with Homework
By Louise Raw on October 2, 2014

Parents lead busy lives and can be hard to reach in the best of times, let alone when it comes to homework. We've shared some top tips on how you can engage the harder to reach parents...

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Ten Top Tips to Get Parents Involved with Homework
By Naimish Gohil on June 14, 2013

How parents handle helping their children with homework, can reinforce that homework is a positive value and that education is important. It can build a stronger bond between the school...

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Why it's Important for Parents to Know About Homework
By Naimish Gohil on April 7, 2013

The best way to see your child's progress and understanding is to help them with their homework.

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I Overheard a Homework Conversation Between a Mum & Son
By Naimish Gohil on March 19, 2013

A couple of days ago, I was on the train heading home when I overheard a mother talking to her son... 

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