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Sketchnote - St David’s High School - Parental engagement – June 2019

What is this?

This sketchnote provides a visual description of highly effective practice and approaches identified in the inspection of St David’s High School in Midlothian.​​

Who is this for?

​Leaders and practitioners across all learning settings​.​​

​​Sketchnotes provide a visual description of the practice and approaches which have been identified as practice which HM Inspectors have observed during scrutiny activities and is worth sharing more widely.​

Explore this resource

St David’s High School has highly effective approaches to parental engagement that result in parents having improved confidence in supporting their children’s learning and development.

Questions for Discussion​​

Reflecting on your own setting, consider the following:-

  • ​To what extent are we sure of what meaningful engagement with families looks like?
  • What evidence do we have that family learning is improving the life chances of the families involved?
  • How do we know outcomes for our pupils are improving as a result of their participation in family learning?​​
  • What approaches do we have in place to help us ensure provision is responsive to the needs of families?


PDF file: St David’s High School - Sketchnote (1.1 MB)

PDF file: St David’s High School - Headteacher blog (1.1 MB)