You and your child's teacher
Your relationship with your child’s teacher is really important if you want to ensure your child makes the best progress possible at school.
From how to build a great rapport with your child’s teacher, to preparing for parent-teacher meetings, teacher tips to help with homework and discipline (they manage 30 primary-schoolers at a time... we're impressed) and even what to buy for the end-of-term gift, you’ll find lots of useful help and advice in this section from teachers and other parents like you.
Preparing for parent-teacher meetings
If you've got parents' evening coming up, or have made an appointment to see your child's issue, make sure you are prepared beforehand so you can make the most of your time. Here are some great tips:
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