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Engaging parents

Forming effective partnerships

Engaging parents

Forming effective partnerships

Children whose parents are actively involved in their learning can see attainment increase by 15%. Schools judged by Ofsted to be good or outstanding are strong in discussing pupils’ assessments and targets with parents. How strong is your parental engagement policy?

Get great tips on Parental engagement: How to make a real difference on Oxford Owl - and then for systematic support, use our four-step Parental Engagement Pathway.

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Parental Engagement report

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Download the latest research on parental engagement from Oxford Owl

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Find resources to support you with parental engagement on Oxford Owl

Watch PD videos

Watch videos from Jean Gross & more on Oxford Owl

Pathways Mastery of Mathematics

School improvement support

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Resources and further support

Oxford Owl for Home

Recommend our free website to parents to help them with their children's learning at home. Includes expert advice, over 260 free eBooks and much more

Spell with Pip App

Make Spelling Fun!

Spell With Pip is a fun new spelling game for the iPad

NFER Parental Engagement Teacher Guide (PDF)

Download this free practical guide that sets out the key messages on how to engage parents from disadvantaged groups

Oxford Owl - flyer for parents (PDF)

To help you inform the parents in your school about Oxford Owl for Home, download and photocopy this leaflet

Oxford Owl - image for your website (JPEG)

To give the parents in your school a direct link to Oxford Owl for Home, download this image for your website and link to

Starting School Presentation (PowerPoint)

Download this presentation full of ideas to help parents support their children’s reading at home - perfect for parents' evenings