All parents, carers, family and friends of pupils who attend Boughton Leigh Infant School are being given the opportunity to take part in a FREE award-winning online parenting course.
“Understanding Your Child” has been developed by the Solihull Approach team of health professionals working together with parents and practitioners.
The course has been devised so that it can be completed at a time and place that is convenient to adults and fits in with busy schedules.
The school has a unique code, which has been sent out to all families, to allow free access to the modules covered by the course.
• How your child develops
• Understanding how your child is feeling
• Tuning into what your child needs
• Responding to how your child is feeling
• Different styles of parenting
• Having fun together
• The rhythm of interaction
• Why is sleep important?
• Self-regulation and anger
• Communication and tuning in
• Looking back and looking forwards
Sessions include include interactive activities, quizzes, video clips, practical hand outs, other parents’ views and ideas to try out with children.
Head teacher Andrew Moorcroft is urging all parents and carers to take advantage of the opportunity to do the course.
“It contains a lot of very useful parenting advice and information that will benefit both children and adults involved in their upbringing,” he says.