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Best parent teacher relationships?

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Griffineater Wed 24-Jun-15 18:58:48

What do you think makes for the best parent teacher relationships? Especially keen to get teachers opinions.

BrilliantDayForTheRace Wed 24-Jun-15 19:00:39

Being honest!

If you speak in euphemisms you may not be understood.

If you only talk about positives you aren't being honest.

formidable Wed 24-Jun-15 19:01:56

Letting the teacher get on with their job, whilst being supportive at home with homework, remembering sports kit, science experiment etc.

PlayingHouse Wed 24-Jun-15 19:02:56

Our school are terrified of parents so the best thing to do seems to be to stay as far away as possible.

They seem to adopt a look of fear as a parent approaches.

Dryingmylaundryoutside Wed 24-Jun-15 19:11:23

I think it depends just as much on the school and their willingness to engage with parents in a professional and effective way. There should be courteousy, honesty and willingness to learn on both sides ideally.

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