Teachers and parents working together help develop successful and well-rounded students. This partnership provides students with more opportunities to learn and grow from a wider variety of perspectives and life experiences. Parents and teachers may help children improve their social, emotional and academic skills by being open with each other and working together. School involvement makes a difference and that is why today we will be discussing the ways you can get more actively involved with your child’s school.
Communicate with teachers
Determine the most effective method for keeping in touch with each of your child’s teachers. If there is something you do not understand or if you are worried about your child for any reason, do not be afraid to ask questions and ask for support. Most teachers will give you their contact details at the beginning of the school year and also tell you which contact method they prefer: be it telephone, e-mail or an internal school communication platform.
Attend school events (i.e. parents' days)
Parents' meetings are organised regularly so you can keep up to date with your child’s academic and overall performance. It is very important to attend these conferences because you will be able to raise any concerns you might have and also meet other children’s parents with whom you can share experiences.
Volunteer at the school
Some schools offer opportunities for parents to get involved with the school. This can be in the form of parent representatives, but depending on the school it can be helping out in the cafeteria, running school clubs or even helping with homework. Here at the Mentora Gymnasium, it is primarily parent representatives
We hope this article has shed some light on the ways you can get more actively involved with your child’s school. If you want to find out more about Mentora Gymnasium, you can make an appointment and visit our school or take part in one of the regular open days we host.