'Every Child Matters,

Every Moment Counts'

Information for Parents

Parental Involvement


How can you help support your child?


There are a variety of ways you can support and nurture your child. Encourage them to:

  • Discuss homework and school work.
  • Take part in extra curricular activities.
  • Learn a musical instrument.
  • Take regular physical exercise.
  • Visit the local library, museums, science centres and nature reserves.
  • Watch educational programmes such as the news or documentaries.
  • Read a variety of texts including national newspapers.
  • Discuss and debate topics such as the environment and current affairs.
  • Listen to a variety of types of music.
  • Socialise and relax.