Relationships with Parents by @perkins254

Name: Michelle Perkins
Twitter: @perkins254
Sector:  Secondary
Subject: English
Position: Teacher
5 Bits of Advice About: Relationships with parents

  1. Contact all parents of pupils you teach and form group to introduce yourself. Use group call or parent mail for speed – parents respond really well to this.
  2. Contact home for minor transgressions e.g lack of equipment etc. Really helps to prevent escalation and shows parent/pupil you have high standards.
  3. For more serious issues, contact parents by telephone and log call details (should be an option on sims).
  4. Invite parents for meetings to tackle difficult behaviour ASAP. Try to have another member of staff present.
  5. Contact parents (via email) to advise when pupils have done well in class, e.g xxxx has worked to improve … This helps to develop excellent home/school relationships.

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