Last reviewed on 4 October 2019
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Use our model parent code of conduct to set clear expectations and guidelines on appropriate behaviour. See examples from schools to help you develop your own.

Download our model code of conduct 

Adapt our parent code of conduct to suit the needs of your school:

Our model takes account of relevant requirements and good practice, and is approved by Forbes Solicitors.

It also includes model letters for:

  • Issuing warning to parents about breaches of the code of conduct
  • Banning a parent from the school site

School examples

Primary schools

Secondary school

You can't require parents to sign a code of conduct

Parental contracts, like codes of conduct, aren't legally binding. You can't require parents to sign and abide by a code of conduct, but you can request them to do so.

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