Parents: what to do if GCSEs nerves are getting to YOU

Michelle Doyle Wildman
30 May 2019
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A few years back, when I tried to get some of my more 'mature' mum-friends to come out in the evening, they told me they couldn’t. Because of GCSEs. GCSEs? Why does that mean they can’t leave the house? Now that I am the one with a teenager going through it, I finally understand. 

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It's the first day of school for you too

Michelle Doyle Wildman
31 August 2018
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Our Policy Director Michelle shares her memories of being a newbie school parent when her son started in reception.

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The time is right for all of Parentkind

Michelle Doyle Wildman
21 February 2018
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Our charity and membership organisation came into being over 60 years ago. Today marks the next chapter as we move from being PTA UK to Parentkind. Britain was very different in the mid-1950s. At the time, Prime Minister Harold Macmillan famously said we never had it so good and academics tell us that people were much happier with their lot than they are now.

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Thanks to all our members for their work this year, from our Acting Chief Executive

Michelle Doyle Wildman
18 July 2017
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Whether you’ve provided new resources for your child’s school, helped support other families or made sure the views of fellow mums or dads were heard, I hope you can take some time to feel proud of all your hard work and achievements over the last year and beyond.

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Year 6 parents: Six ways to make the most of your last primary year

Michelle Doyle Wildman
12 April 2017
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When your child is in Year 6, it suddenly dawns on you that their special time at primary school is coming to an end, so throw yourself into activities at the school while you still can!

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