About Learning Parent Partnership Award

The award is recognised by the DFES and externally validated. It is designed to help strengthen and enhance the relationship between parents, children and their schools. The benefits of gaining the award are immense but the long term benefits of gaining the award are as follows:

  • Improved pupil attendance, punctuality, behaviour and progress
  • Increased parental participation and involvement
  • Enhanced parental support for children's learning
  • Qualitative and quantitative evidence of improvement and success
  • Improved home school communications


The 10 LPPA Objectives are as follows:

  • The school demonstrates a commintment to work towards the LPPA
  • The school makes and implements effective plans to achieve and maintain the LPPA
  • The school is a welcoming and friendly place for parents/carers
  • The school promotes an awareness of and participation in lifelong learning opportunities available in school and the community to all groups of parents/carers
  • The school actively promotes enrichment opportunities or events for joint parent/child participation
  • The school provides good induction for all new parents/carers
  • The school provides parens/carers with relevant and user-friendly guidance and information to help them support their children's learning
  • The school produces and implements parent/carer friendly policies to establish effective home school links and improve pupil/student attendance, punctuality, behaviour and progress and positive participation in school
  • The school provides good support for transition for parents/carers when their children leave the school
  • The school evaluates performance against the LPPA Objectives and Key Performance Indicators