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Fernhurst

Primary School

Parents

We seek to nurture an excellent relationship with the parents and carers of every child in the school.  We know that parents want school to be a place where they feel welcomed and where any issues will be promptly and effectively addressed.  We aim to provide this environment and value all feedback.

Communication between home and school is maintained in a variety of ways.  We send texts and emails using Teachers2Parents to keep parents up-to-date and to distribute letters.  All letters are sent home via email and, when a reply is required, in paper copy via your child's book bag.  We hold parent consultation events in both the Autumn and Spring terms and finalise the year with an end of year report sent home in the final weeks of the Summer term.  Throughout the year we also hold Parent Forums and workshops aimed at helping you to support your child at home with their learning and homework.

Every week, we also issue a whole school newsletter with information about the past week’s events and what is coming up in the near future.  The newsletter is distributed electronically by Teachers2Parents.  It is also put on the Newsletters page of the website and a paper copies are available from the school office.

Parent volunteers are welcomed in many capacities whether that be reading with the children, accompanying them on school trips or leading enrichment activities.  If you would like to help please contact the school office.  Please note that all volunteers must have completed a full DBS check prior to volunteering at school.