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Parents can be an important tool to support their children.


  • Look through your child’s communication book regularly
  • Sign the communication book on a weekly basis to ensure effective communication between the school and the home
  • Contact the relevant Progress Leader if you have an enquiry or concern
  • Ensure that your child has the necessary equipment for each of his/her lessons
  • Ensure that your child has a suitable place to work at home
  • Look through your child’s books regularly
  • Ask your child what he/she has learned in school
  • Discuss academic development with your child
  • Discuss time management strategies with your child
  • Discuss career prospects with your child
  • Remember to praise your child’s success and progress
  • Control and monitor your child’s use of the internet


  • Encourage your child to attend any extra sessions e.g. after school revision sessions
  • Search relevant websites e.g. WJEC/GCSE Bitesize to find extra revision resources that supports the learning that happens in school
  • Establish an agreed revision timetable. Shorter periods of revision are more effective than longer periods i.e. periods of 20 minutes are better than a period of 2 hours
  • Discuss the ‘big picture’ with your child