• PEN's exciting parental engagement strategies and resources as part of a national research project.

    Sutton Trust's Research Findings

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  • Affordable training to help develop parental engagement.

    Training Programmes for School Staff

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  • Find out about our high quality, good value, sustainable resources. New resources available now.

    Fantastic Resources for Engaging Parents

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  • To access regular support and networks, schools in the Greater Manchester area can become PEN members.

    Become a PEN Member

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  • "This will enable us to make a real impact on the activity levels of Manchester families."

    NEW Active Families funded project

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About PEN

We are a community interest company specialising in supporting schools and settings to better engage parents, particularly from disadvantaged communities. We provide training and information for staff and parents, develop creative projects and sustainable resources, and network with other organisations to spread good practice.

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Resources

You can find out about and purchase a range of resources through this website including the Playclub bags – with great activities to engage families in language and phonics.

Check out this video from Playclub 1. Parents can access the videos by clicking here or through the QR codes on the activity cards.

PEN Services

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Upcoming Events and Courses

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Senior Leaders' Briefing

Senior Leaders' Briefing

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Moving Up for Secondary Schools

Moving Up for Secondary Schools

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Mouse Club

Mouse Club

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KS2 Family Detective Reading Project

KS2 Family Detective Reading Project

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