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12 Top Tips To Support Your Child

A letter to all parents and carers from Mr Preston, Deputy Head.

Dear All,

Last term we invited Gary Wilson to come and speak with the staff and parents. Gary is the national leader in advising governments, schools and parents how best to support boys in education. His website is

Approximately 50 parents attended his presentation where he offered a range of ideas of how you can best support your children to do well at school. At the end of that session we asked those parents present to email us with their 2 or 3 ‘top tips’ from the advice received on the evening. From the replies we received, we have put the attached together summarizing the key advice.

In our opinion, the vast majority of this applies equally to girls and boys so we are now sending on to all parents and we hope you find this useful.


Mr L.Preston

Deputy Head