Building relationships with parents

  • Engaging parents with EAL: strategies
    Use our practical strategies to engage effectively with parents who have English as an additional language (EAL). Help them become a part of the school community and provide support for them and their children.
  • EYFS: home visits
    Find out when and how to conduct home visits in the EYFS, with guidance and examples of how schools carry out visits.
  • Headteacher's welcome presentation to parents
    Whether you're a new headteacher or an existing head welcoming new parents, find out what to include in your welcome presentation and get advice on other ways you can introduce yourself to parents and pupils.
  • How to make your holiday celebrations inclusive
    Find out how to include pupils from all religious backgrounds, whichever holidays or festivals you're celebrating. Our tips will help you be respectful of other traditions and avoid conflict with parents.
  • RSE: handling objections from parents
    Your school's RSE requirements are a sensitive subject, so you might have to field objections from parents. Learn about the most common ones and how to handle them.