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Boosting support

If you need help getting parents involved in your PTA, we've got advice on how to recruit volunteers, class reps and new parents to your cause.


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Boost parental support

Boost support

A lack of volunteers is the biggest bugbear for most PTAs, so we've put together these simple steps to help you harness more support.

Parents' questionnaire

We’ve created a questionnaire which your PTA can use to find out which events are of interest to parents, what skills they have and what support they could offer.

PTA support speech

When the Friends of Beacon Rise Primary gave a speech to encourage more parents to show their support, they had a great response. This is what they said...

PTA advice on support

Frustrated by a lack of support from parents? Don't give up! A recent thread on the PTA+ Facebook page yielded some fantastic advice...

We need your help!

Create a leaflet to explain to parents who makes up your PTA, what you do and why you need their help.

Grandparents are great!

Volunteering is good for you

Volunteering isn't just about raising funds for the school – getting involved in the PTA could have more benefits than you had banked on.

PTA poem

This charming poem, much-loved by our PTA+ Facebook community, is sure to convince potential volunteers to step forward to help.

Leavers' gifts

Give Year 6 leavers a treat at the end of their primary school years by buying a memorable gift

Class reps

New parent welcome packs

A welcome mat

Offer support and advice to new parents while raising the profile of your PTA.

Welcome new starters