Supporting your Child's Learning

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  • Your Child in the Primary School: Tips for Parents - This booklet is an INTO publication which is very helpful for parents of children starting school, especially if this is your first child.
  • Your Child's Learning: Guidelines for Parents - This information booklet from the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment is intended to inform parents about the primary school curriculum and how parents can support this at home.
  • Tip Sheet on Play for Parents of Young Children - This tip sheet from the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) is aimed at parents of children 2&1/2-6 years old. It explains how children learn through play and gives suggestions of simple games and activities that can be done at home.
  • Understanding STen Scores: A Guide for Parents - This information leaflet from the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) explains the meaning of Sten scores in your child's standardised test which you will find with your child's Annual School Report.
  • Your Child's School Report - This information leaflet for parents from the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) explains the layout of the new school reports.
  • How to Help Your Child in Junior and Senior Infants: Information for Parents - This information leaflet from the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) explains in practical terms how parents can support their child's learning in different areas of the curriculum.
  • How to Help Your Child in First and Second Class: Information for Parents - This information leaflet from the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) explains in practical terms how parents can support their child's learning in different areas of the curriculum.
  • How to Help Your Child in Third and Fourth Class: Information for Parents - This information leaflet from the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) explains in practical terms how parents can support their child's learning in different areas of the curriculum.
  • How to Help Your Child in Fifth and Sixth Class: Information for Parents - This information leaflet from the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) explains in practical terms how parents can support their child's learning in different areas of the curriculum.
  • Parents Complaints Procedure - This information leaflet has been developed by the Irish National Teachers' Organisation (INTO) and the Primary School Management (CPSMA) representatives reached and outlines the procedures to be followed when dealing with complaints by parents against teachers. The purpose of the procedure is to facilitate the resolution of difficulties where they may arise in an agreed and fair manner.
  • A Parent's Guide to New Media Technologies - This leaflet aims to make parents aware of how new media works and encourage them to engage with, and use, new technologies with their children. This will help keep children safe when they are using technologies from digital games, mobile phones to the computer.