Parents’ Evening – a guide for parents

Parents’ evening!  Does it make you feel nervous?  Does it bring up old memories of your own school days?  Are you worried about what the teacher may say or what you should ask? Fear not!  I’ll fill you in on what you need to know to reduce the parents’ evening anxiety. Things to know about …

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Making Sense of School Reports

School reports can sometimes be difficult for parents to get their heads around. Often parents have asked me to explain things on their child’s report. They use school jargon and “teacher speak”. Some are full of written comments, and others are just tick boxes. Both can be just as difficult to understand.