The Parent Partnership Programme

Goals: To engage, invest, provide training and seek collaboration with parents of Haileybury Almaty pupil community. The overall purpose is to advance the pupil’s academic, emotional and social development, as well as allow parents to experience new growth opportunities and continue connecting with each other in a variety of activity options.

To reach this goal the Parent Partnership Programme seeks to engage and work in conjunction with the Haileybury Staff, the Friends of Haileybury Organization (FOH) as well as to engage with the community of Almaty for greater civic connection as the Haileybury Parent Partnership Programme becomes a model for the community of wider Almaty.

Why a Parent Partnership Programme

First:

Haileybury Almaty values highly the integration of parents in the educational experience we offer. We recognize we must work together for the pupil’s best interest. Neither the school nor the parent can take on a child’s development alone. It is a partnership we seek to be intentional in continuing to build and grow. Haileybury Parents are already committed to the success of their child and we seek to further develop the partnerships already in existence.

Next:

Current research validates that when parents’ are involved in their child’s educational process, higher achievement is witnessed: better academic outcomes, higher levels of self- control are evident, as well as healthier behaviour choices and development of habits for success. Ultimately, these students find excellent university placements. The current research further reveals that a parent’s partnership in a child’s education is the key influence is a child’s success.

Professor Joyce Epstein, Johns Hopkins University

Professor Joyce Epstein

Johns Hopkins University
Professor Joyce Epstein from Johns Hopkins University in the USA encourages parents to be involved in the school in six different areas: communication, volunteering, decision making, collaborating with community, learning at home and parental training.

The current Communication Initiatives and Volunteer Opportunities are two-fold, they occur through Friends of Haileybury (FOH) and the School Leadership including; events, charitable efforts, newsletters, updates, websites, parent representatives and chat groups. In the Parent Partnership Program, we will examine and initiate relevant communication tools to continue to improve communication and grow volunteer opportunities to meet the needs of the Haileybury Parent community.

The Parent Partnership Programme will present a schedule of Seminars for parents, throughout the school year. Topics will be presented by teachers, university counsellors and the school counsellor. The content will be related to children of specific age groups as well general topic that applies to all ages. The topics offered to parents may include: The magic of reading which enables the learning process and topics like subject integration and university choices. We will also look at the most effective way parents can support children’s learning at home and how to identify and set high but achievable goals.

In addition, we will hold seminars that facilitate the design of strategies for effectively managing the toughest job there is – being a parent. We will explore both the physical and psychological health of the child. We will develop the greater understanding of child development and examine the challenges of parenting at every phase of your child’s development. We will also look at how to develop the skill of coaching conversation with your child and managing major life transitions.

The Parent Partnership Programme

Communication – Haileybury Almaty is establishing parent representatives throughout the school. ‘Parent reps’ will be parents that will facilitate communication.

Volunteering – at the beginning of every year parents will receive a list of school events for which they can volunteer and contact details in order to organise this.

Decision Making – Haileybury Almaty will present a schedule of lectures on topics such as subject and university choices as well as talks focusing on what it means to choose a British International School education.

Collaborating with Community – in order to assist parents to use local community resources to enhance and support their children’s learning, Haileybury Almaty will distribute through Firefly a list of places to visit, books to read and websites to access for each subject studied at the school.

Learning at Home – research tells us that the most effective way parents can support children’s learning at home is to set high but achievable goals. To facilitate this Haileybury Almaty will run training sessions for parents on understanding target grades and having coaching conversations with children.

Parental Training – Haileybury Almaty will hold a series of lectures throughout the year to help develop knowledge and skills that can enable parents to better deal with the most difficult job there is – being a parent. Lectures will focus on both the physical and psychological health of the child (and the parents!).

Stephannie Tebow, Director of Community Well- Being

Stephannie Tebow

Director of Community Well- Being
The Parent Partnership Programme is designed to make your child’s education a true family and community experience. This is about connection. About supporting one another, learning and growing as a community. We hope to continue the effort to create a community that is positioned to support the hopes of parents, the aims of a holistic educational experience at Haileybury and to be a model of community engagement, in the greater Almaty area.

We look forward to your involvement. Everyone is Welcome. See you soon.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me
S.Tebow@haileyburyalmaty.kz

19 Feb. The Digital Footprint Dilema

Time: 3:00PM, Auditorium

Mr. John Coles Head of Upper School/Deputy Head Master

In this seminar, we will define the meaning of “Digital Footprint” and discuss the far reaching effects of each internet user’s choices online. Smart choices for the online life of your child, your family and your school will be discussed. The risks and the benefits will be identified so you and your children can make informed choices about your internet use and the worldwide web

Join this event

Upcoming Events

19 Feb. The Digital Footprint Dilema

Time: 3:00PM, Auditorium

Mr. John Coles Head of Upper School/Deputy Head Master

In this seminar, we will define the meaning of “Digital Footprint” and discuss the far reaching effects of each internet user’s choices online. Smart choices for the online life of your child, your family and your school will be discussed. The risks and the benefits will be identified so you and your children can make informed choices about your internet use and the worldwide web

Join this event

20 Feb. Open Morning at Haileybury Almaty

Take this opportunity to visit us and explore Haileybury Almaty where your son or daughter will receive the best education! Discover how we prepare children from the ages of 4 to 18 for future success at world class universities.

Join this event

26 Feb. Positive Screen Time

Time 8:30AM | Presenter: Mr. Charles Clarke: Lower School Senior House Master We cannot ignore the growing dependency on technology and online use. We are required to utilize its many positive uses as a tool. Still, online safety is a significant concern in our modern world and informed awareness is key to remaining safe. In this seminar learn what healthy online use looks like and gain the tools to better protect your family from online risk and inappropriate use or viewing.

Join this event

05 Mar. Exam Stress

Time 8:30AM | Presenter: Tebow, Director of Community Well- being. Exam’s are just around the corner and life in your house is about to change. This seminar will look at the stressors for your child and how you as a parent can better understand & support your child through the stress. In addition, gain tools to help your child moderate their mood while under pressure to perform, with so much at stake.

Join this event

09 Apr. 5 Easy Steps to a Top University

Time: 3:00PM, Auditorium

Mr. John Coles Head of Upper School/Deputy Head Master

In this seminar, Mr Coles will look at the strategies that parents and pupils can enlist, beginning as early as Year 7 to create the greatest potential for admission to top tier universities in the UK, USA and beyond. As a seasoned educator, Mr. Coles offer real life application and a deep understanding of the challenges and rewards in the process. It is never too late and never too early to direct your child toward these expert actions for academic success

Join this event

16 Apr. Growing Maths Skills at Home

Time 8:30AM | Presenter: Mrs. Pandya; Lower School Head of Instruction & Mr. Blake Y 6 leader will Co-Present This seminar will look at the importance of numeracy and the key role mathematics play in brain development and building essential thinking skills in your child. You will be given highly effective strategies for supporting your child’s mathematical learning at home.

Join this event

17 Apr. Open Morning at Haileybury Almaty

Take this opportunity to visit us and explore Haileybury Almaty where your son or daughter will receive the best education! Discover how we prepare children from the ages of 4 to 18 for future success at world class universities.

Join this event

30 Apr. Reception to Year 1: A Significant Transition

Time 8:30AM | Presenter: Ms. Patterson :Head of Reception and Ms. Pandya: Head of Instruction for Lower School In this seminar you will learn about the challenges of your child’s transition into the Year 1 classroom and how you can help your child make that transition with less anxiety and help them find success in acclimating to life in the formal classroom experience. This seminar will be Co- Led by Ms. Patterson and Ms. Pandya

Join this event

14 May. The use of Thematic Learning

Time 8:30AM | Presenter: Head of Theme and Ms. Pandya: Head of Instruction for Lower School Come and learn why Haileybury uses the tools of Themes for learning. See how Thematic learning intertwines a multitude of subjects for greater growth of academic skills and thinking skills as well as building an innate desire to learn, research and maintain curiosity. The seminar will be co-led

Join this event

15 May. Open Morning at Haileybury Almaty

Take this opportunity to visit us and explore Haileybury Almaty where your son or daughter will receive the best education! Discover how we prepare children from the ages of 4 to 18 for future success at world class universities.

Join this event

Haileybury Astana and Haileybury Almaty are committed to the welfare and Safeguarding of young people. As part of our recruitment processes we require all applicants to undergo police checks and U.K. DBS checks and we operate clear safeguarding protocols.

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
This website use cookies. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our use of these cookies. Learn more