At Larkfield Children’s Centre we operate an open door policy and you are always welcome in the nursery. Working in partnership with parents is crucial in the life of the Centre. There are many ways that you can help out such as:
- Parent’s group
- Eco Group
- Progress evenings
- Information/curriculum evenings
- Sharing your skills within the playroom
- Participating in Self-evaluation for improvement
We recognise that parents are the prime educator and we will endeavor to involve you in all aspects of the life of the Centre. Please read any newsletters and letters and keep an eye on our notice boards to keep up to date with what is going on in the Centre.
The Scottish Schools [Parental Involvement] Act 2006 recognises the vital role parent’s play in supporting and involving parents in children’s education and the life of the school. The Act aims to:
- promote learning at home
- improve home/school partnership
- promote parental involvement in child’s learning
If you would like to read more on the Act, here is the link to the website
Other useful links –
Reporting to Parents
Reporting to parents is an important part of involving parents/ carers in their child’s learning and development. Staff report to parents in various ways, both formally and informally, encouraging you to be involved by contributing to your child’s personal learning/care plan, looking at children’s work and wall displays to see examples of their child’s learning and development. Progress and Information Evenings are held throughout the year to discuss your child’s progress, development and achievement. Staff are also available at the beginning and end of each session for informal chats. Time can be set aside if you wish to speak to staff. The Head of Centre and Depute are always available.