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Kindred are all about partnerships with parents.
However, when the Covid-19 pandemic hit, and parents were no longer allowed to come inside their settings, the Kindred team had to quickly find another way to keep parents involved and informed. Luckily, they found Famly.
Now, Kindred use Famly for everything from invoicing to debt collection, occupancy to revenue, registering children, and of course, maintaining amazing parent partnerships.
Kindred are a group of nurseries and an after-school club, all over the South and East of England, and London. Kindred believes in ‘Inspired Learning and Education’ and that includes sharing and working closely with parents.
Ipek Ibrahim, the manager of Kindred Wanstead and Izette van der Westhuizen, the senior manager, explain how they use Famly to keep in touch with parents. They share activities for parents to try at home through the News Feed, and use the observations parents send through Famly to spark conversations about what the children are up to outside of nursery.
“When parents come to pick up, staff will say go on Famly and have a look, so parents feel more involved - they can see what’s going on throughout the day at the nursery.”
Ipek Ibrahim, manager, Kindred Wanstead.
Famly makes better nursery management software. We help hundreds of providers across the UK to streamline the tedious admin and paperwork that comes with running a nursery.
Please note: here at Famly we love sharing creative activities for you to try with the children at your setting, but you know them best. Take the time to consider adaptions you might need to make so these activities are accessible and developmentally appropriate for the children you work with. Just as you ordinarily would, conduct risk assessments for your children and your setting before undertaking new activities, and ensure you and your staff are following your own health and safety guidelines.