Engaging parents with EAL: strategiesUse 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 visitsFind 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 parentsWhether 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 inclusiveFind 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.
Parental engagement strategies: advice and case studiesHow can we engage with reluctant parents? We relay expert advice on building relationships with parents and engaging with those who are harder to reach. You will also find case studies from 5 schools looking at different approaches, and ideas for reaching parents through the local community.
Relationships and sex education (RSE): consultation toolkitThe current RSE requirements fully come into force from 1 September 2021. If you're updating your curriculum or policy, and need to carry out consultations with parents, pupils or staff, we have tips and resources to help you get it done - either in person or remotely.
RSE: handling objections from parentsThe new RSE requirements are a sensitive subject and you might have to field objections even after the consultation period has ended. Learn about the most common ones and how to handle them.
Written communication with parentsGet tips on how to communicate with parents in writing. Find out the pros and cons of moving to a paperless method of written communication, and see examples of communication policies and procedures.