• PEN's exciting parental engagement strategies and resources as part of a national research project.

    Sutton Trust's Research Findings

    Read More
  • Affordable training to help develop parental engagement.

    Training Programmes for School Staff

    Read More
  • Find out about our high quality, good value, sustainable resources. New resources available now.

    Fantastic Resources for Engaging Parents

  • To access regular support and networks, schools in the Greater Manchester area can become PEN members.

    Become a PEN Member

  • "This will enable us to make a real impact on the activity levels of Manchester families."

    NEW Active Families funded project


About PEN

We are a community interest company specialising in supporting schools and settings to better engage parents, particularly from disadvantaged communities. We provide training and information for staff and parents, develop creative projects and sustainable resources, and network with other organisations to spread good practice.

Quick Links

  • Project Read Research-based language arts program which includes instructional materials for phonics, reading comprehension, and writing


You can find out about and purchase a range of resources through this website including Mouse Club – helping parents to help their children at the transition into reception or nursery.

PEN Services


Latest Posts

Upcoming Events and Courses