Letters to parents

  • Allergy awareness: involving your community
    Get everyone on board with your approach to keeping pupils with allergies safe in school. Find letters, a factsheet and resources aimed at building support and cooperation among pupils, parents and staff.
  • Behaviour incidents: letters to parents
    Use our template letters to communicate behaviour incidents with parents. See examples of letters from schools, and find out how to adapt your letters for pupils with SEN.
  • 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 to help you write your letter to parents.
  • Online safety: involving parents and carers
    Help parents keep their children safe online by engaging them in discussions about online safety. Download and share factsheets about online safety concerns, see examples of letters to parents, and read our tips on working with parents with EAL.
  • Parent factsheet: cost-of-living support
    As the cost-of-living crisis continues to squeeze families' wallets, share our factsheet with parents and carers to let them know what practical and financial support is available to them.
  • Parent governor/trustee elections: documents
    Check if you're responsible for organising parent governor/trustee elections, and use our template documents to save you time and make sure the process runs smoothly. Download our template letters to parents/carers, ballot paper and candidate form.
  • Phonics screening check: information for parents
    Use our phonics screening check factsheet to explain the process to parents, including when they'll receive results and how they can help their child prepare at home. See examples of how schools display this information online.
  • Residential visits: letters to parents
    Get tips on writing letters to parents about school residential visits, and download a template letter to make the task easier. Also, read examples from primary and secondary schools and a multi-academy trust (MAT).
  • Uniform policy change: letter to parents
    Use our template letter to communicate changes to your uniform policy so parents understand how you're securing best value for money and know when the changes will come into force.