There’s no glossing over the fact that this year has been nothing short of challenging for anyone working in a school. But while there’s been plenty of sector discussion about the obstacles faced by heads and teaching staff - and rightly so - less has been said about the separate set of challenges faced by SBMs.
Close your eyes and imagine a world where you could reduce the sheer volume of admin that you have to do when engaging with your parent community. If you’ve fallen asleep, exhausted from all of the admin - I understand. ScholarPack understands too, which is why they’ve worked in partnership with 30 primary schools to develop the ScholarPack Parents app - designed to not only reduce your workload but also save money and help you work better with parents. Here’s how…
Maintaining a good dynamic with parents is no mean feat at the best of times. So how do you manage it when your community is spread between skeleton schools and home learning environments?
It’s a challenge, but true to form - schools are rising to it and sharing their best practice with the rest of the sector. We spoke with several school leaders, as well as our colleagues at The Key to bring you these expert tips on communicating with parents during COVID-19: