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Fundamental British values: information for parents
Is there a leaflet for parents on promoting British values? This article features a downloadable Parent Pamphlet on this topic. Schools can use it to inform parents about fundamental British values. We link to examples of adapted pamphlets and information about the Prevent strategy.
Head lice: communication with parents
How should we deal with an outbreak of head lice? We link to guidance on how to respond to an outbreak of head lice, including advice on contacting parents. We also highlight examples of school procedures for contacting parents.
KS1 and KS2 SATs results: information for parents
Download our Parent Pamphlet which explains how the results of KS1 and KS2 SATs are reported, and covers scaled scores. You'll also find examples of guidance for parents from the government and schools.
Ofsted reports: sharing the final report with parents
Do we have to provide a paper copy of our Ofsted report to parents? This article includes guidance from an Ofsted spokesperson on sharing the inspection report with parents. You can also see examples of letters from schools explaining how parents can access a copy of the report.
Parent chat groups: advice for class reps and ground rules
Parent chat groups can be a blessing and a curse. Set ground rules and share our guidelines for class reps to help you avoid negative incidents.
Parent pack template
Get your parents up to speed early this term with our template parent pack. Let them know about essential school information and where to go when they have questions so you can save time throughout the year.
Pupil social media use: advice for parents
Is there guidance for parents on social media? We link to advice for parents on how to ensure their child is using social media safely and appropriately. You will also find resources such as a leaflet, a slideshow presentation, a glossary of ‘teen speak’ and letters to adapt and send to parents.
SEN support: explaining the approach to parents
How can we explain the single-category SEN support to parents? This article features a Parent Pamphlet about SEN support, for schools to download and adapt. We also look at information in the SEND Code of Practice.
The Prevent strategy: information for parents
Download and share our pamphlet on Prevent to share with parents, and see examples from schools of how they've kept parents in the loop about what the strategy means to them.
Written information for parents: requirements
When must schools put information for parents in writing? We look at what schools must put in writing, including specific policies, pupil reports, notification of exclusion and responses to requests for information. You will also find advice on whether schools must provide parents with hard copies.
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