Welcome packs for parents/carers and pupils

Get advice to help you create welcome packs for parents/carers and pupils. Use our template and see examples from other schools.

Last reviewed on 4 July 2024
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  1. Share packs before the start of term
  2. Parent and carer packs
  3. Pupil packs 

Share packs before the start of term

Use parent/carer and pupil packs to:

  • Welcome people to your school and share your vision and values
  • Share any important information about the start of term
  • Provide summaries of important school policies and approaches

You can host parent/carer and pupil packs on your website, as a web page or download.

You can also print them and post them to parents/carers and pupils ahead of the autumn term. 

Parent and carer packs

These might look different depending on your phase.

If you're a secondary school: parents/carers will likely have experienced usual school processes before, but will need extra information about

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