Guides for Parents

The COVID-19 outbreak has led to new living, schooling and working arrangements that we have all had to cope with. We know that moving from regular on-campus school to a completely online learning environment changes established routines of everyone at home, not just our students. 

To better support our parent community through this period, we have created resources for parents of children across all age groups (Early Years, Junior School, Senior School) to help them and their child better manage the transition to online learning.

Well-Being Tips for Early Years Children

Online learning is a new experience for many of our parents, and no one has felt the impact of that switch more than the parents of our youngest students. To help support you during this challenging time, we have compiled a number of tips for parents to keep Early Years children well in mind, body and spirit.

Online Learning for Junior School Children

Online learning might be a new experience for many parents, especially those with younger children. Here you’ll find some common questions that parents might have and some recommended strategies to help ease the transition for both the students and their parents.

Offline to Online: What is My Role as a Parent?

Moving from regular on-campus school to a completely online learning environment changes established routines of everyone at home, not just our students. To support our families through this transition, here are some suggested Dos and Don’ts for parents navigating online learning.

Developing a Family Well-Being Plan

It’s always a good time to make your family’s well-being a high priority. The ‘Five Ways to Well-Being’ are suggestions that you can use as tips to improve family well-being.

Video: Seven Strategies for Connecting With Your Child

Sandra Hite, Director of Early Years at Dulwich College International, offers seven quick strategies for parents who want to connect with their child.

Video: Helping Younger Children Learn

Watch Sandra Hite, Director of Early Years at Dulwich College International, share advice on talking more effectively with your child and helping them learn.

Video: Positive Conversations With Your Teenager

Watch Melanie Ellis, Deputy Director of Senior School at Dulwich College (Singapore), share advice on how to have positive learning conversations with your teenager.

Video: Demystifying the Double Agent at Home

Does your teenager seem unrecognisable to you - almost like a double agent is living in your home? Sian May, Director of Senior School at Dulwich College International demystifies what is going on with your teenager and shares advice on how best to manage this transition in the video below. 

Students come first in all that we do and so safeguarding and child protection are always a central focus in all Dulwich College International schools. Here's how we keep our students safe in an online learning environment.