• Absence, attendance and punctuality: template letters to parents Use our template letters to help you address attendance issues such as unauthorised absence and poor punctuality. See examples of letters from primary and secondary schools, and find out how to adapt your letters for pupils with special educational needs (SEN).
  • Dealing with abusive or aggressive parents: guidance and letters You can ban a parent or a visitor from your school premises for abusive or aggressive behaviour. Find out the process, see examples of letters to send to parents and steps you can take to reduce this behaviour.
  • End-of-term gift-giving: template letter to parents At certain times of the year, parents and pupils may wish to give your staff a little something to show their appreciation. Use our template letter to let them know what's appropriate, and find out how to keep exchanges safe in light of the pandemic.
  • Headteacher leaving letters: examples Telling parents that you're leaving your school is an important message to get right. Use the advice from our expert and examples from schools in this article to help inform your letter to parents.
  • Lockdown procedures: informing parents and pupils Follow our guidance when discussing lockdown procedures with your pupils. Download our template letter to parents and read examples of letters from primary and secondary schools.
  • New headteachers' letters to parents Use our template to create a new headteacher's letter to send to your parents. Read advice on what the letter should cover, and see an example of a letter sent by a new head in another school.
  • Newsletters: template and what to include Use our template to create your own newsletter. Also, find tips on the what the contents of a newsletter should be, and how best to write and distribute it.
  • Nut-free schools: letters to parents Find examples of notices you can send to parents to let them know about your school's no-nuts approach if you have pupils with allergies.