What is a Family Values Scheme and how can it help to reduce persistent absence?
Behavioural expert and former teacher Nicola S. Morgan looks at how improving links between home and school through the Family Values Scheme (FVS) can help to improve persistent absenteeism. In 2010 the FVS won a Leading Aspect Award for its innovative way of engaging parents with schools and organisations.
Blowing the whistle on playground duty
Break time may be fun for the students but it’s a minefield for teachers. To ensure fair play for all, try our five helpful hints.
Our Door Is Open
There’s plenty of laughter as teachers, children and parents come trampling in from the sponsored walk.
A Red Letter Day
Starting school can be an anxious transition for some children and the reasons for this can vary from child to child. It is important to offer support and guidance to help overcome barriers to school, below are a few suggestions: