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Parents evening

How often do you have to attend parents meetings?
I am off to the 5th or 6th this school year for my daughter's school.
Whereas we only had one for my son's class so far. I am really fed up with all these school dos as I foolishly volunteered to help organize them with the teacher so every evening means one appointment extra (at least)

Posted at 10th Dec 2007 - 05:49PM   Posted by Ivy   Parents evening Comments: 9

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I dont recall them being any more frequent than once a year, unless they were sitting mocks, and had exams coming up to get parents to help focus their child's study.

Posted by: ZoŽ on 10th Dec 2007 at 05:51PM

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Westerwitch's Avatar I only seem to remember ours once a year for each child.

Posted by: Westerwitch on 10th Dec 2007 at 06:33PM

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KittyB's Avatar We have them once a term, so three a year.

Posted by: KittyB on 10th Dec 2007 at 07:40PM

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Vic's Avatar At our school each year group has one parents evening per year. That is plenty!

Posted by: Vic on 10th Dec 2007 at 07:43PM

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Where I teach we have 8 a year each lasting up to 4 hours and they are totally exhausting! Crying or Very sad

Posted by: Mrsj on 10th Dec 2007 at 08:15PM

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Faith's Avatar Used to go to two a year. That was enough.

Posted by: Faith on 10th Dec 2007 at 08:25PM

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Milla's Avatar we have 2 a year, autumn term and spring, and a written report (very template, and totally uninteresting and utterly interchangeable between the children) in the summer term.

Posted by: Milla on 10th Dec 2007 at 08:49PM

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Snailbeachshepherdess's Avatar I went on strike! After 3 boys same teachers same old coments ...I always got sooooooo nervous...I was in a far worse state than the boys...so I said that was IT! Never went again ...strangely enough the son who was at school when I stopped... actually got the best results.....mmm!

Posted by: Snailbeachshepherdess on 10th Dec 2007 at 09:52PM

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Camilla's Avatar When my children were younger it was only once a year for each child. The same goes for my grandchildren.

Camilla.x

Posted by: Camilla on 10th Dec 2007 at 10:17PM

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