One way of being involved with the school and more specifically with your child’s class, is to be a class parent. Class parents provide an important service to the teachers, students and parents of a class, helping to ensure that communication lines are open and that help in the form of extra hands, admin support or ideas – can be rallied when needed. It is a role that can be shared, so even if you are not at school every day for drop-off or pick up you can team up with another parent who is.
What does a class parent do? (This list is not exhaustive, and each class differs in range/amount of assistance needed)
Please note the following important information:
Time dedicated to the role: ranges from 30 mins per month to six hours per month, depending on the year and whether job sharing or not
What are the benefits of being a class parent?
Tips from current class parents and teachers: