Parents’ Evening = Teacher-Appreciation Night!

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ParentTeacherConference School halls the world over.

I’ve just been to my son’s parents’ evening; earlier this term I went to my daughter’s. I just want to say Thank You! It’s such a privilege to sit on the parents’ side of the desk, talking to a series of committed, professional people who know my children in ways that I don’t, sharing their passion for what they do and spurring my kids on.  On both occasions the kids left encouraged, motivated and challenged, their commitment to learning affirmed and their relationships with their teachers strengthened.

As a parent I left both events full of admiration for the wonderful people who play such a big part in my children’s lives.  Now I get why my son loves geography so much; I can see where his enthusiasm for their latest English project started; and now I know he’s actually quite good at Art – he’d kept that…

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