Media Centre

Welcome to the media centre. See the newest releases and blogs from PTA UK covering various matters about parents, PTAs, schools and education. Follow us and explore our popular Facebook page and regularly updated Twitter feed. Get in touch if you have a story to share! For media enquiries please email us at press@pta.org.uk or call us on 0300 123 5460.

The inspiring mother whose stories help her autistic son
by Tracey Handley
Sarah Phelps is a busy parent who did something special for her autistic son Thomas to help him understand the world - she made him the main character in a series of stories that has since become a book. Read more
Blog 16 June 2017
How can you encourage children to engage with food?
by Shireen Jayyusi
While there has been a clear improvement in food quality in schools in recent years, most children still don’t know where their food comes from. Understanding the origins of food is one factor impacting the eating habits, attitudes to food and food behaviours of our children. 

Here are top tips for parents to encourage healthy eating in children.Read more
Blog 12 June 2017
Tips and tricks to encourage sun safety this summer
by Clare O'Connor
After 20 years developing new products for sun protection and skin care, I've seen the importance of protecting our skin from the sun's rays. This is particularly true for children, whose skin is especially vulnerable to burning and damage.Read more
Blog 31 May 2017
How can we stay safe online?
by Hayley Francis
I think it’s great having the world at our fingertips! We can shop on the go, video call friends across the globe, share our favourite photos with family, use google maps to get around and so much more: but do children know how to stay safe?Read more
Blog 23 May 2017