Building partnerships with parents
Strong partnerships between parents and professionals are crucial to promoting a child's learning and development. Learn more about these partnerships and the different partners who may be involved with your child.
It's really important that we all work together in partnership to make sure we get the best outcomes for your child. To do this it requires trust, commitment and respect. It's particularly important to develop positive relationships between everyone who is involved with your child or young person.
All partners have an important role to play in developing positive and constructive relationships with your child or young person. This includes the local authority, schools, outside agencies as well as parents and families.
Various people 'partner' in providing an education for your child:
- The school
- The headteacher
- The class teacher
- Specialist teachers
- The local authority
- Health specialists
As part of the continuous cycle of helping your child, there are FOUR very important stages in meeting children's Additional Learning Needs. This includes:
- the identification and assessment of your child's needs
- planning suitable provision
- implementing agreed actions with clear intended outcomes
- reviewing the provision to ensure it is meeting your child's needs.