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Ofsted Parental Involvement Students & Parents
04 Dec 2019

What Happens in an Ofsted Inspection? - A Parent's Guide

When it comes to Ofsted, it’s easy for parents to feel a little in the dark. As the inspection happens, you often don’t have any input or ...

Author: Ben Greenwood

Parent Tips for Homework Parental Involvement
14 Nov 2019 | Read time 3 mins

Why Should Parents Help With Homework?

We always hear how important parental engagement in homework is. That providing support with homework can increase student attainment or boost ...

Author: Ben Greenwood

Homework Homework Policy Parental Involvement
29 Nov 2017

Increase Parental Involvement in Homework with Your Homework Policy

Homework can create a sense of tension at home for a number of reasons - tasks are set inconsistently, completing homework is always left to the ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

Blog Parental Engagement Parental Involvement
10 May 2017

Why PTA Meetings are Important to You and Your School

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

Author: Bethany Spencer

Parents Parental Engagement Parental Involvement Home-school Communication Student & Parent Resources PTA
10 May 2017

Why Join Your School's PTA?

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

Author: Bethany Spencer

Homework Blog Guide Parental Engagement Parental Involvement Student & Parent Resources
09 May 2017

Supporting Your Child's Learning at Home 

Family involvement in children’s education has proven to have a positive impact on a student’s school life‭. ‬In ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

Tips & Tricks Parents Homework Blog Parental Involvement
07 May 2015

6 Tips to Help Your Child with Their Homework

It's crucial for parents to be involved and engaged in their child's school life, particularly the homework process.

Author: Bethany Spencer