Parents - Overview


Parents work in partnership with teachers and their child to provide, support, and nurture a learning environment at home, in the community, and at the Learning Centre.

Parent roles and responsibilities include:

  • Participation in initial interview to develop an Individual Learning Plan (ILP)
  • Completion of required activation activities in September
  • Attend portfolio conferences, 3 times a year
  • Ensure that teachers are provided with sufficient student work for assessment and evaluation purposes, development and presentation of student portfolio 3 times a year
  • Maintaining regular contact with teacher – averaging once a week – email, phone, direct contact
  • Be actively involved, hands-on daily involvement in your child’s learning
  • Create appropriate learning environment in the home
  • Complete Parent Observation forms during Math Check in week, mid way each term

Highlights at Hume Park Learning Centre

COVID 19 Info and Updates

CURRENT STATUS (Last updated August 25)
-Learning offerings in the fall will include outdoor activities, online workshops for students and parents, personalized learning plans, access to learning resources, and thematic family projects.
-Registration is currently open for new students. Contact Karen Blackburn more

June 18th – Principal’s Message

Dear Parents/Guardians of Hume Park,

Hello everyone, my name is Iain Lancaster and I’ve taken on the administrative duties of the Home Learners’ Program while Mr. Sadler is on leave. I’ve been in the role for a little over a month now and in that time, I’ve had the privilege of getting to know the Hume Park staff. I have been impressed with the dedication, professionalism and passion that each of the staff members brings to the school. more

April 20th – Prinicpal’s Message

Dear Parents/Guardians,
I am providing you another quick update to let you know how much we appreciate your flexibility and adaptability, while we work with your children remotely and online. Many of your children have started to participate in remote classrooms through Google and Microsoft Teams. This has allowed us to continue the rich and meaningful learning that has always been a feature of the Home Learners Program at Hume Park. more