The 2016 annual Ofsted report, and makes for very interesting reading with regard to parents; it goes into detail about what good communication looks like and what poor communication looks like. Don’t worry about the fact that some of these excerpts were not written about your type of school: the principles are universal.
When you send emails and text messages to parents, what do you want them to do? Your immediate answer may be "I want them to read it, of course!" But then the next question is, "OK, but then what do you want them to do?"
Teachers just want to teach. Unfortunately, they inevitably have to be involved in administration too. Even taking the register can easily turn into an almighty hassle. How can Groupcall Emerge help? In this article we look at what Emerge does, and have asked two headteachers about their experiences of implementing it in their schools.