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Remote learning: how to support parents of pupils with SEND
It’s going to be harder for some pupils to access your remote learning without support from their parents. Here are some suggestions for helping these families, while remembering that parents are not teachers.
- Give parents a clear way to contact relevant members of staff
- Provide reassurance and set realistic expectations
- “It’s taking all day to get through the tasks that have been set”
- “Your lessons are just too hard for my child to understand”
- “All my child cares about is dinosaurs”
- “I can’t get my child to do any work, they just want to play”
- “What can I do with my child who is unable to…”
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