Using PE with Joe to build your child’s relationship skills

Catherine Hine
29 April 2020
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Are you one of the million families making a morning workout with Joe Wicks part of your routine? Daily exercise time is not only a great way to keep fit but an opportunity to role model positive relationships with your children.

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A month in which our whole world changed

Ellie Harwood
29 April 2020
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On a Friday in mid-March, I picked up my daughter from after-school club at the usual time. The newsreader on the radio was talking about coronavirus. No one in Wales had died yet, but there were reports that about 60 people in the country had tested positive for Covid-19. It was rumoured the Welsh Government might close the schools to try and prevent the spread of the disease. Nonetheless, I fully expected we'd be back doing the school run the following Monday.

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Resources for learning together

Janet Davies
14 April 2020
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Parent Engagement Network (PEN) have developed a series of Early Years and Primary curriculum-based fun activity sheets for the whole family to learn and play together while at home over the coming weeks. 

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Tips for running online meetings

Clare Jenner
08 April 2020
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Like most businesses, PTAs may be trying to hold virtual meetings, even if it’s just to keep in touch and keep sane right now. I don't normally work from home and have found a quick catch up every now and again with colleagues invaluable in making sure the cabin fever is kept to a minimum.

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Supporting learning, not home-schooling

Tiffnie Harris
06 April 2020
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The shutdown of schools because of the coronavirus emergency leaves us all in uncharted waters. This includes parents who are now dealing with the challenge of how best to help children who are at home. The first point to emphasise is that parents are not being asked to home-school children. Teachers will continue to provide learning programmes remotely. Instead, parents can focus on supporting learning during this period.

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