As your child grows up they will need on-going support from the school and of course from parents.
There are a number of ways in which you can support your child including:
Attending every parents evening.
Asking them about what they have learnt.
Supporting them with their homework.
Tips for Homework
- Set aside a place for homework - provide a table, chair and a quiet place to work (TV doesn't help concentration, quiet music might)Set aside a special time when homework is to be done and make sure they also have free time too
- Checking the time spent on individual tasks
- Make sure they have the necessary equipment (eg pens, pencils, calculator, ruler etc.)
- Help your child to plan the time for each task, especially when they have a lot to complete, encourage short breaks every 20 minutes
- Checking presentation and content of all homework being returned to school
- Signing the homework planner each week
- Providing the school with information about any problems through the student planner or by contacting the school directly
Message from Kym Jones – WM Police
As part of Sandwell's response to Operation Spectre, a National Campaign surrounding Knife Crime and Youth Violence, we have created a VLOG; #OMG
The VLOG is a sixty-second long video with advice, information and top tips for parents regarding knife crime #OMG One Minute Guidance
The attached link is the first one, this is PC Hughie Treasure MBE our Sandwell Young Person officer.
We are continuing the theme set by the Chief Constable and the PCC last week who are asking for parents/guardians particularly to be asking their children where they are, checking their phones and what they have in their bags.
The series will continue with VLOGS from a Head Teacher, a young person (Shape Knife Crime advocate), Sandwell Youth Services, hoping for support from Alison Cope and a Sandwell parent.
Please can I ask that you view the VLOG and provide us with some much appreciated feedback.
Kym Jones| Partnership Team Sgt
Preventing crime, protecting the public and helping those in need.