Family Learning for Families Which Schools Find Hard to Reach in the Early Years and Primary Settings (Including GRT and EAL)
How Can The Equality Diversity Inclusion Team Help?
Impact of Family Learning
Schools often have families that they find hard to reach. These may include parents/carers who have:
These families, who for whatever reason, are not engaging with schools will often miss out on crucial opportunities to benefit from the whole school offer such as attending parents’ evenings, school events such as fetes, performances, curriculum and sports days, their children may not be accessing extra curricular activities.
It is the school’s responsibility to monitor parental engagement and remove the barriers that may be adversely affecting some parents from actively participating in the life of the school.
The Equality Diversity Inclusion Team (EDIT) can support schools to overcome some of these barriers to family engagement by offering:
Family learning is a programme that can be delivered using Pupil Premium funding.
For more details and information on how EDIT can help, please click one of the boxes below.
Research has shown that children whose parents support their learning and take a keen interest in their education do better at school and in later life.
Family learning leads to improvements in: