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Parent Workshops and Events during 2022-23

We are continually striving to offer a broad range of parent workshops and events to all the parents of children who attend our school. Below are some of the sessions we have offered, so far, during this academic year. Please contact the school office if you would like some more information about any of the sessions below, we will then share the training materials with you.


Year 1 and Year 2- Reading for Pleasure

Year 1 and 2 staff held two Reading for Pleasure parent workshops to help promote and showcase lots of ways to encourage children to read for pleasure outside of school. If you would like some information about how we promote Reading for Pleasure in our school, please contact Miss Norman (Reading for Pleasure Leader) and she will help you further.  

MHST - Mental Health and Behaviour Workshop

We held a Mental Health and Behaviour workshop for parents run by the Suffolk Mental Health Team. It was a brilliant session with lots of valuable advice and support given by the Mental Health Team. If you would like more information about this workshop, or any other aspect of mental health support, please contact Mrs Easter (Pastoral Leader and Mental Health First Aider) and she will support your further. 

Year 5 Maths Calculation Session

Year 5 held a parent workshop demostrating how the Year 5 children tackle and solve a range of calculation challenges. Please contact Mrs Clarke or Mrs Hassan-Clark (Year 5 Teachers) if you would like some information about the session. 

Reception Maths Playbag Launch

Reception held a mathematics playblag parent session sharing the 30 mathematics playbags available for parents to borrow and use at home with their child. For more information about our maths playbags, please contact Mrs Aggreh (EYFS Leader) and she will help you further. 

Year 4 Mathematics Problem Solving Workshops

Year 4 held Mathematics problem solving workshops where parents joined their children to work on a selection of Mathematics problems. Please contact Mr Midmore or Miss Hacon (Year 4 Teachers) if you would like some information about the session. 

Community Firework Display

We had a fantastic Community Firework Event at school on Friday 4th November. Everybody enjoyed fairground rides, sparklers, food options and , of course, a brilliant firework display.  

Nursery 'Funky Fingers' Playbag Launch

Nursery held a parent workshop focusing on how to enhance the children's fine and gross motor skills. Please contact Mrs Plummer (Nursery Teacher) if you would like some information about the 'Funky Fingers' session.

Year 6 Parent Session

Year 6 parents joined the Year 6 children for a curriculum event.

Reception Playbag Launch

Reception held a parent workshop focusing on how parents can support their child at home with literacy and phonics based activities. If you have any questions about our Playbags please contact the school office and ask to speak with Mrs Aggreh (EYFS Leader) and she will help you further.

MHST- Mental Health and Anxiety Workshop

Phonics Workshops For Parents

Over the first two weeks of the Autumn term we held a series of Phonics Workshops to introduce parents to our new phonics programme, Little Wandle letters and sounds revised. It was a brilliant turnout and we had over 135 parents attend one of the four sessions! Please click on the link below for more helpful information discussed at the training sessions. If you have any questions about Little Wandle, or would like to find out more information, please contact Mrs Whyte (Phonics Leader) and she will support you further.


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