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Information for Parents
There is a range of support and information available to parents through charities and organisations working with highly able pupils and their families. The parents’ sections at Potential plus and Excellence East are particularly useful.
If you have questions or concerns relating to your child’s education, then do contact the school directly.
Concerns about School
Sometimes parents may feel unsure of whether a particular teacher or school is really providing the right challenges to move their child forward at a pace that they feel is appropriate. Where this is the case it often arises because the school is trying to meet the pupil's intellectual needs for a growth in understanding rather than merely an increase in knowledge. Sometimes it arises because a school is trying to support a pupil with PSHE needs as well as academic ones, encouraging the pupil to work in groups to develop communication skills, imagination and creativity.
Where parents are concerned about the provision for their children it is very important to communicate with the school so that any misunderstandings can be addressed and resolved. In communicating with the school the most effective approach is to:
Useful Websites for Parents