Parental Engagement Network


PEN has been working with schools and settings to engage parents and caregivers in their child's learning and development since 2011. 

Through our membership we have helped hundreds of schools develop an approach that fosters communication and understanding resulting in raised attainment. 


I have learnt how vulnerable some parents are and how important it is to show an approachable face and that we are here support them." Helen Douglas, Chorlton Park Primary School, Manchester.

I have learned about the importance of early years intervention. I enjoyed the quality time spent with parents" Jackie Marsden, Poolsbrook Primary Academy, Chesterfield.

"The training and discussion with other schools was inspiring!" Katherine Edwards, Argoed High School, Flintshire



"Parents are enjoyable to work with. Parents are not scary!"

Teacher, Hazel Grove Primary School


“I learnt to use laughter and fun to relax parents.”

Teacher on The Mouse Club Project



“Mouse Club helped mum see what L could do.” 

Teacher, The Wilmslow Academy


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