Opportunities for Parental Involvement

The school values the important part that parents/carers play in their children’s education and sees partnership with parents/carers as an effective way of enhancing children’s achievements and promoting better school ethos and communication.


During the school day: 



  • Sharing knowledge and expertise in some aspect of the curriculum (e.g. topic talk), history, science, health

  • Practical activities in science, maths, social subjects, health education (e.g. first aid) or technology

  • Reading stories to groups of children, playing reading/phonics games

  • Supporting educational visits/trips

  • School concerts – making costumes, props, supervision of children

  • Road safety – iCycle Training

  • Sharing career information

  • Supporting learning in practical activities in science, maths, social subjects, health education (eg first aid, technology, etc)

  • Supporting other classroom learning on a voluntary basis e.g. reading stories to groups of children, playing reading/phonics games

  • Visiting nursery or school to share your child’s learning. 

Outwith the school day:



  • Fundraising events

  • Trips, e.g. sporting events, concerts

  • Wider-curricular activities, e.g. coaching, sports/STEM clubs/dancing/school grounds – maintenance of garden/woodland areas

  • Joining the Parent Council. 

If you wish to be a regular parent helper, PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) checks must be completed.  Please discuss this with staff.