Absence, attendance and punctuality: template letters to parentsUse 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).
End-of-term gift-giving: template letter to parentsAt 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 coronavirus.
Headteacher leaving letters: examplesTelling 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.
Letters inviting parents to meetingsAre there any letters inviting parents into school for a meeting? In this article, we point to letters from schools which invite parents to attend parents' evening, as well as meetings about a recent Ofsted inspection result and upcoming National Curriculum tests.
Letters to aggressive parents or visitorsYou can ban a parent or a visitor from your school premises for abusive behaviour. Find out the process, and see examples of letters from schools and a local authority.
New headteachers' letters to parentsUse 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.
One-page profiles: letters to parentsDo you have examples of letters to parents about one-page profiles? This article sets out information on one-page profiles, and highlights letters explaining them to parents. We also highlight a school that used a twilight session to introduce one-page profiles to parents.
Online safety: resources for parentsHelp parents keep their children safe online with these resources. Download parent factsheets on Fortnite and YouTube, see examples of letters to parents, and read our tips on working with parents with EAL.
Parent governor vacancies: informing parentsAre there examples of letters inviting parents to become governors? We highlight examples of letters and online announcements about parent governor vacancies from primary, secondary and special schools. You will also find model letters you can adapt, and guidance aimed at parent governors.
Staffing changes: letters to parentsAre there examples of letters informing parents of a change of teacher? In this article, we link to letters from primary and secondary schools written to notify parents of staffing changes. You will also find examples of school newsletters informing parents of revised staffing arrangements.
Year 1 phonics screening check: letters to parentsAre there examples of letters to parents about the phonics screening check? We link to examples of letters from primary schools informing parents about the year 1 phonics screening check. We also refer to a booklet for parents from the DfE, which explains how the check works.