How to engage with any parent community in 4 steps

Kate Owbridge, Ashdown Primary School

Engaging with your local community is an essential ingredient for school success, but can seem hard to achieve. Drawing on her 16 years of headship, Kate Owbridge shares her secrets of how to turn even the most disengaged families and pushy parents into positive partners. From learning about your local area to letting everyone know what you’re like as a leader, there’s a lot you can do to bring everyone on board.