The Parent Participation Handbook : A Practical Guide to Maximising Parental Involvement in Your School
"A school's work with parents makes a difference to how it responds to pupils' needs and supports their learning and progress.
We propose to consider the quality of a school's work with parents in the judgement on leadership and management." Inspection 2012 - Proposals for inspection arrangements for maintained schools and academies from January 2012 - For consultation, Ofsted, March 2011 In a time of massive change in the school system and huge pressure on budgets, it is essential for schools to fill rolls.
It is therefore vital to provide the school that local parents want.
The Parent Participation Handbook is a practical and relevant resource for headteachers, leadership teams and other professionals involved in encouraging parents to participate more fully in school life and ensure that your school reflects the parental demand. The Parent Participation Handbook will support schools to develop a genuine partnership with parents, carers and families so that school staff can work with them to achieve the best outcomes for children and young people and for local communities.