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.

Life after school breaks down - one mum's adventure in home-based special education
by Maya Young
13 February 2018
It seems strange saying this when the thing that brings me the greatest joy is teaching my child, but I never saw myself as a full-time home educator; it was not something I ever imagined I would have...
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PTAs mean friendship and fun(ds)!
by Hayley Francis
25 January 2018
Being active in your PTA can be very rewarding. You raise important funds and support the school to give children the best experience but we hope you're also aware of how you are bringing people toget...
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For parents in Northern Ireland - lowdown on the Transfer Form and selecting schools
by Jayne Thompson
24 January 2018
Over the next two weeks, parents across Northern Ireland with children currently in Year 7 will be completing their Transfer Form. In other words, they will be selecting schools in order of preference...
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What it means to be a parent advocate and why inclusion matters
by Nancy Gedge
17 January 2018

I have to admit that I never really see myself as a parent advocate - not in any organised sense, anyway - and I certainly didn't when my children were little. This may be because back in the early...
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