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Parents

Our relationship with parents is central to the success of our students, and the academy as a whole.

Come and talk to us - Parent Clinic

Every Friday morning from 9.00am to 10.30am we hold a 'Parent Clinic' - a drop-in session for our parents, where they can meet with the Principal and other members of the academy’s Strategic Leadership Team in an informal environment to ask questions, raise concerns, and discuss matters of interest.  

Newsletters

Our newsletters are sent home with students and can also be downloaded here.

Parent Handbook

In our parent handbook you will find everything that you need to know about Ark Boulton Academy and your child's time with us.

Ark Boulton Parent Handbook

Parent sessions 2019/20

We would like to invite parents between 9.00am-10.00am, to the following range of workshops where support and advise will be available on the following topics:

Friday 6th September 2019- Identifying our own teenage experiences.

For parents to reflect on their own experiences as teenagers and envoke compassion and understanding in order to deal with thier own teenagers.

Friday 13th September 2019- Parenting drop-in.

Networking, support and offering practical advice, to build relationships between the parent community and Ark Boulton Academy.

Friday 20th September 2019- Adolescence.

To help parents understand that adolescence is a time of transition and change and that adolescents have particular needs.

Friday 11th October 2019- Parenting drop-in.

Networking, support and offering practical advice, to build relationships between the parent community and Ark Boulton Academy.

Friday 25th October 2019- Identifying our parenting style.

The role and responsibilities of a parent to include provisions for daily life as well as love, care, support and discipline, what parents need to fulfil their roles and responsibilities, exploring different parenting styles.

Friday 8th November 2019- Parenting drop-in.

Networking, support and offering practical advice, to build relationships between the parent community and Ark Boulton Academy.

Friday 15th November 2019- Communication.

To explore the pleasures and pressures of living with teenagers and to begin to identify ways in which parents can create a supportive home environment strategies for improving communication and developing mutal trust, acceptance and trust. To identify unsafe situations and put strategies in place to deal wiht them such as managing anger.

Friday 22nd November 2019- Parenting drop-in.

Networking, support and offering practical advice, to build relationships between the parent community and Ark Boulton Academy.

Friday 29th November 2019- Rules and boundaries.

To help parents explore different approaches to discipline, setting ground rules with rewards and sanctions, learning new strategies for problem solving.

Friday 6th December 2019- Parenting drop-in.

Networking, support and offering practical advice, to build relationships between the parent community and Ark Boulton Academy.

Friday 13th December 2019-Bringing it all together.

Reflect on previous sessions and share learning and practical tips.