Governors' reports to parentsDo we need to produce an annual report for parents? It is no longer statutory for governing bodies in England to produce an annual report for parents, although those in Wales are required to do so. This article features a KeyDoc with a suggested format for a report and links to examples from schools.
Home-school agreementsIf you decide to have a home-school agreement, take a look at examples from schools to get some inspiration for what you can include in yours.
Parent and staff surveys: governors' roleSurveys can be an effective way to gather feedback from parents and staff, but there's a right and wrong way to do it. Read this to be sure you're on the right track.
School newsletter: governors' roleWhat should we expect to see in our school's newsletter to parents? This article sets out advice from 3 of The Key's associate education experts on governors' role in relation to the school newsletter. It also links to a further article on forming a school communications strategy.