Working in Partnership with Parents and Carers

This guide aims to: - remind school staff of the requirement to work in partnership with parents and carers - consider the benefits of engaging parents and carers - explore what effective engagement with parents and carers looks like - set out what schools and settings can do to improve their engagement with parents and carers.

Recent resources

  • Top tips for pupil passports

    Tips - 17 Oct 2017 Silver AND Gold Member Only

    Pupil passports are an important tool within wider person-centred working and lots of schools and settings use them. Have a look at these suggestions for how you can ensure that you are using them effectively, or to help you to start using them, so that they can contribute to improved outcomes for children and young people with SEND.

  • Questions for governors/trustees to ask about SEND

    Guidance - 23 May 2017 Silver AND Gold Member Only

    This resource has questions for school governors or trustees to ask their SENCO and other senior executive leaders about SEND.

  • School Well-being: promoting mental health in schools: inclusive practice

    #SEMH #well-being #mentalhealth

    Guidance - 24 Feb 2017

    Written by Jagdish Kaur Barn, an educational psychologist at FocusPsychology, the article discusses how schools might evaluate their current practice regarding mental health, and how they could begin to improve practices in order to promote positive mental health for their pupils. This article originally appeared in 'Special' in July 2016.