Good communication is essential to maintain a sound partnership between the school and parents of the school’s learners. Well-informed parents are likely to become constant or better supporters of the school and its diverse activities. A basic factor in securing involvement from parents is advance warning and proper information regarding events and activities. A school calendar is an excellent channel of communication when used to inform parents of school events and activities – this can be achieved by inserting an entry on the specified date. At the same time, the calendar also functions as a planner. As planning patterns differ, it may be distributed annually, quarterly or by term to parents in various formats.
A school calendar is an ideal marketing tool for entrepreneurs in the community and provides the school with the means to attract possible sponsors. Finding these “sponsors” should prove to be an easy task, especially when taking to account that most businesses will make use of any and every available chance to advertise. Calendars may also be utilized as a fundraising project by the school.
Three options are available to suit each school’s particular needs.