How involved should you be in your child's education? When should you step up and when should you step back? Is it better to be involved in your child’s schooling at school, or at home? Knowing how involved to be in your child’s school can be difficult to determine – you want your child to feel supported, but at the same time you want them to develop independence. So how do you find a balance?
Trinity Grammar School’s Arthur Holt Library has found a unique way to engage the school community and give them the opportunity to meet authors, discuss books and enjoy breakfast all before the working day begins.
Parents can have a profound impact on their son’s literacy learning, especially in relation to reading. Parents are essential in delivering the ‘reading for pleasure and purpose’ message to boys.
Literacy is at the core of learning. As a parent, you can have a profound impact on your son’s literacy learning, especially in relation to reading.
Evidence from around the globe has shown that boys, in general, demonstrate weaker literacy skills in comparison with girls. At Trinity our emphasis is on ‘which boys’ rather than ‘all boys’, as we acknowledge the individual needs boys bring to their literacy learning, as well as their unique social and cultural backgrounds.