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The Parents’ Information and Resource Committee (PIRC) is a group of volunteer parents from each of the School's three sections who provide support to TASIS England parents, faculty, and administration as we cope with the emotional, social, and practical issues inherent in the transitions of expatriate life.


Transition and Adjustment for New Parents

This informative seminar addresses the transition stages of an international move, effects of culture shock, stress responses, and tips to help every family member make a successful adjustment. Special Presentation by Cindy Smith, LCSW and former TASIS parent. Working spouses are encouraged to attend this event.

Refreshed and Recharged – Welcome Back: A Seminar for Returning Parents

This seminar celebrates the accomplishments, and explores the challenges, that returning families face each school year.

Survive and Thrive for New Parents

This seminar provides practical information and recommendations regarding life in England. Participants will receive a valuable take-home booklet for later use.

Holidays, Houseguests, Home Leave, and Travel for New Parents

This seminar offers support, information, and tips for celebrating holidays in traditional, and new, ways in England; hosting houseguests on extended visits from your home country; and planning home leave and gatherings with families and friends.

Driving in the UK

Join driving instructor Barry Thomas for an informative session about how to obtain a UK driver’s license.

Mid-year Orientation for New Families

This seminar offers parents joining the TASIS England community mid-year the same resources provided in our fall Transition and Adjustment, Survive and Thrive, and Holidays, Houseguests, and Home Leave seminars.

Moving On! Staying Here!

In this seminar, PIRC members offer helpful guidance for families through what can be a difficult process: coping with your next move that is quickly approaching, or helping you or your child deal with a best friend who is leaving in the near future.

Parent Peer Group Coffees

These coffees are grade level discussions of parenting issues relating to your child’s adjustment to England and TASIS England, as well as developmental issues. This is an opportunity to meet other parents of children your child’s age, share problems, and discuss successes and solutions.

PIRC Walks

Join PIRC for a walk in a nearby park. PIRC Walks are a great opportunity to get out, exercise, and meet new friends.

Family Fun!

PIRC have listed some helpful information with shared insights and experiences that might help ease your adjustment to life in the U.K . Family Fun pdf

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