Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives, so it's essential for primary schools to adapt and leverage these platforms to foster better parent engagement.
More than ever before, effective communication between schools and parents plays a vital role in creating a supportive and engaged learning community. One powerful tool that primary schools can utilise is a parent engagement app.
A digital calendar is a must-have component of a school’s communication strategy. Read our article to discover what features it should include.
The last half term of the year is always very busy for schools. In our latest article, we discuss ways how to best communicate all the events happening in your school.
Discover 5 exceptional, mobile friendly primary school website examples that showcase innovation, creativity, and functionality.
Have you been affected by the Capita sale of Pay360 to The Access Group? Read our article for more detail on this topic and ways to minimise its impact.
In this article, we explore ways that Multi Academy Trusts can streamline their member schools and ensure their branding remains consistent.
In this article, we outline the reasons why a newsletter on a separate URL in an email is superior to a newsletter in the main body of an email.
Email, text, app or website? How to best communicate emergency school closures.
Not everything a school shares is exciting and immediately interesting. In this article, we offer ways to communicate the not-so-exciting but vital school information.
Does a large proportion of your school population claim school meals, and have a high deprivation pupil premium? Understand how to engage with these parents in our article.
Learn techniques that can be used to engage with the parents of children at independent schools
Ofsted have recently downgraded 80% of previous ‘outstanding’ schools. What part does parent engagement play in an Ofsted inspection? Read our article to discover more.
In our article, understand how to improve fundraising in your school, plus enjoy some tips on how to communicate these to parents
Parents' evenings are a rare opportunity to make individual contact with your school community to discuss students' progress.
The move towards academisation and forming of multi-academy trusts has had a significant impact on schools, and senior leadership teams have had to respond and evolve
If you're considering a school website refresh, our article outlines some important considerations to ensure it looks great and also operates efficiently.
The school holidays are a time for staff to take some time out, relax and regroup. For senior leadership teams, it’s also a time to plan for the year ahead.
What can schools do to improve relationships with the SEN parent community? Firstly, it’s important to understand how these parents think and behave.
Take a deep breath and for a moment, rewind back to 20th March 2020. Everything changed for everyone. Schools were closed across the nation and thrown into an abyss of the unknown with 48 hours’ notice.
The way schools are communicating with parents is changing, and is unrecognisable compared to the methods they used just ten years ago.
Parents with English as an additional language (EAL) can sometimes feel isolated and disconnected from their child's life at school.
Is your school website fit for 2022 and beyond? If yours is more than five years old, check out our five indicators that yours might need updating.
Online parents evening booking systems work by allowing parents to book appointments with their child's teacher online. This way, they can do it at a time that suits them.
When texts were first introduced in schools over a decade ago, they were deemed as being the future of school communications. They were simple, effective, and far better value for money.
Sending regular newsletters are important for obvious reasons; they inform parents of significant dates, news and events, they promote the great things that are happening in school, and crucially, they should celebrate student successes.
The website for your primary school is both a marketing and a parent communication tool, so it needs to engage with your current parent community as well as potential new parents.
Maintaining a good level of parent engagement in schools has become a real challenge in the past 18 months, with remote learning, new processes and high absence levels thrown into the mix.