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Parents get involved in education FAST

Programme makes school seem less daunting

The FAST program can help involve parents more in their children's education and make school seem 'less frightening'.

That's according to head of the Island's youth service, Ken Collister.

He says the Families and Schools Together, known as FAST, can encourage parents who may feel isolated to build friendships and feel more confident talking to teachers.

Ashley Hill, Henry Bloom Noble, Anagh Coar and Jurby Primary are the latest schools to take part in the scheme.

Mr Collister says it's not just the parents who benefit: 

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