Chief Executive, Jaine Stannard, has written for Children & Young People Now on how to forge strong school links between school and home.
“A child’s life is divided between school and home. The charity I work for, School-Home Support (SHS), recognises that building a bridge between the two is a great way to help children overcome educational barriers, and research backs us up. In 2003, for example, Professor Charles Desforges at the University of Exeter published a paper showing the importance of parental involvement with a child’s education. He found that parental involvement has a significant positive effect on children’s achievement, with impact being much greater than differences associated with variations in the quality of schools. So how can we get parents involved?”
You can read the full article in this month’s June issue.