PTAs and events for families

  • Organising a school event: what to consider
    Be confident you've got everything covered so your event runs smoothly. Get up to speed with how to keep on top of health and safety, what you can charge for, any insurance or licences needed, and data protection issues around photos and videos.
  • Parent forum: guidance and templates
    Get advice on how to run a parent forum. Understand how you can use them to engage with your wider school community and how to get parents involved. Find everything you need to get set up, including a model terms of reference and a template agenda.
  • Parents on school trips: guidance and templates
    Get tips on how best to support parent volunteers on school trips. Download our template letter to recruit volunteers, as well as a pack of resources to help make sure parents feel fully confident on the trip.
  • Parent teacher association (PTA): guidance
    Get to grips with how to set up a PTA, register it as a charity and see examples of PTA constitutions.