Parents

Connect’s Parent/Carer Back at School Survey Report

Most children are happy to be back at school – but there are 6 key asks that must be responded to. https://www.connect.scot/application/files/9316/0552/1005/Connect_Back_at_School_Parent_Carer_Survey_Report_FINAL_2020.pdf

15 stories

Families with younger children talk about the pandemic and return to early learning/school
https://15stories.scot/

Children and young people in the online world: What’s the problem?

The Stop It Now! resource is a guide for parents whose children have got in trouble online.

https://www.theupstreamproject.org.uk/prevent/children-and-young-people-in-the-online-world

Scotland Learns Newsletter for parents and carers

Summer 2020 edition available
https://education.gov.scot/media/ep5lefab/parentcarerissue9.pdf

Next steps back to school

Connect report on what parents and carers have to say.
https://bit.ly/ConnectNextStepsInterim

‘Don’t just tell us to wash our hands and it will be okay’

Parents are the main source of information but children want to know more than ‘it will be okay’.
https://theconversation.com/children-on-coronavirus-dont-just-tell-us-to-wash-our-hands-and-say-it-will-be-okay-138489

Anti-bullying information for parents

Children are spending more time online, respectme have launched tips for parents and carers on how to help and support their child.
https://respectme.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/respectme-Parents-Tip-Sheet-master.pdf

Best coronavirus resources for parents

Parenting Across Scotland have considered what families might need just now and put together the best information and resources.
https://www.parentingacrossscotland.org/info-for-families/coronavirus/

Connect Campaign: Supporting Children and Young People’s Mental Health

There are significant opportunities for parental engagement in mental health programmes in schools, for the benefit of children, young people and their families.
https://connect.scot/news/connect-campaignssupporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health

Early Learning and Childcare is Changing

The entitlement to 1140 hours a year of Early Learning and Childcare explained.
https://www.parentclub.scot/articles/you-can-now-get-30-hours-childcare-week-thats-free-you

#WithAHandFromParentline Children 1st want to raise awareness of what ParentLine offers 365 days a year.
https://www.children1st.org.uk/parentline-campaign

Why does my child have trouble counting?

Counting seems so basic that many people don’t realise how much goes into it.
https://www.understood.org/en/learning-thinking-differences/child-learning-disabilities/dyscalculia/why-is-my-child-having-difficulty-counting

Empowering parents and carers

A guide to Scotland’s Empowered System, the importance of parents within this system and parents’ rights and responsibilities.
https://www.npfs.org.uk/downloads/empowering-parents-and-carers/