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Last updated on 24 March 2020
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Share our factsheet with parents right now, while households get used to children learning at home, and the realities of lockdown.

We know many of you are working on remote teaching plans and that you might want to share more specific advice with families in the coming weeks. We're currently sourcing great examples of remote teaching to help you here too – if you want to share your approach with other schools get in touch:

Share our parent factsheet 

  • As you know, this is an unsettling time for families. Help them get used to the new normal with this factsheet
  • Add contact details at the bottom so if they have questions they know how to get in touch

If you haven't already, now is also a good time to share this factsheet on screen time with parents, from our Safeguarding Training Centre. It'll help them safeguard their children while they're likely to be spending more time online.

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