School grades its parents on their support of children's education

A primary school is grading parents on how much they support their children, it has emerged.

 

Parents of pupils at Greasley Beauvale primary school, in Newthorpe, Notts, are marked from A to D based on their involvement with their children’s education.

 

The system is intended to improve the children's performance at school by encouraging their mothers and fathers to attend events, such as parents’ evenings and plays, and help with learning at home.

 

The school's grading system was praised by Ofsted for 'making a huge difference'.

 

It has been in place since 2011 and has become public knowledge thanks to an Ofsted report this week which commended the school for its “startling” results.

 

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