In 2000, only 38 per cent of...
- Education Professionals
This programme follows several parents and pupils into their homes where we discover their experiences of Little Ilford School.
The school begins developing a relationship with parents from the moment Year 7 places are allocated, and continues to build on these relationships throughout the year, in the belief that parental encouragement is key to pupils? success.
Little Ilford School in East Ham, is a deprived and culturally diverse area, with ninety per cent of children learning English as an additional language.
The school runs thirty two different events for parents, including meetings in community languages and special literacy evenings for parents.
Part of the series: Literacy: The Whole Story