Family Liaison Officer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Angie Pierce is our Family Liaison Officer at the School as well as the School Secretary and her role is to provide support and help and act as a link between families and
school.  You can contact her, in the strictest confidence, about any concerns
you may have.  If they cannot be resolved within school, she may have the contact details for people who may be able to help.
 
Please feel free to call in and have a cup of coffee and a chat with her at any time.
 
 
Useful Hyperlinks:
 
 
 
"THE INCREDIBLE YEARS" 
 
 
 

Parenting Support (including Family Learning):

 

·        Every Parent Matters

This document sets out what the government is doing to promote the development of services for parents and their involvement in shaping services for themselves. There is an associated document aimed at parents ‘Every Parent Matters – helping you to help your child’ DCSF publication PPMRP/22949

·        http://www.tda.gov.uk/remodelling/extendedschools.aspx

Link to TDA website – gives useful advice about access and signposting and links to other websites

·        Involving Parents: Raising achievement

This DCSF publication gives practical advice for developing home-school links and a related policy

·        http://www.connexions-direct.com/parentcarer/Parents and Carers magazine

·        Parenting Support

This document, published by DCSF in 2006 gives more information about Parenting Support and lists some useful sources of further information with regard to; engaging with fathers, organisations with expertise in supporting parents, information for parents, supporting behaviour and attendance

·        http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/everychildmatters/about - This document, published by DCSF in 2006 gives more information about Parenting Support and lists some useful sources of further information with regard to; engaging with fathers, organisations with expertise in supporting parents, information for parents, supporting behaviour and attendance.

·        http://www.parentscentre.gov.uk

Parents website – information for parents with external links to useful websites

·        http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/primary/publications/banda/familyseal

Family SEAL – this is designed to make explicit links between the support parents and carers provide the children when they are developing the social, emotional and behavioural skills and school based work. It is part of the attendance and behavioural pilot in primary schools

·        http://www.dfes.gov.uk/bullying

Bullying – don’t suffer in Silence website provides guidance and resources for teachers, parents and pupils

·        http://www.dfes.gov.uk/youngpeople

Young peoples gateway – DCSF website for young people providing links to other sites, advice and guidance

 

Documents to Support the Kent Children’s Trust Strategy for Supporting Parents

 

·        Every Parent Matters

·        The Difference a Dad Makes

·        Engaging Fathers

·        Parentline Plus – Facts and Figures on family life

·        Parent Know How

·        BMG Parents Strategy Research

·        Fatherhood Institute

·        Family and Parenting Institute

·        Parenting UK

·        Change Resources for parents with Learning or literacy difficulties

 

Other useful Websites:

 

http://www.cafcass.gov.uk

 

http://www.kcpc.org.uk

 

http://www.nspcc.org.uk

 

http://england.shelter.org.uk/get_advice

 

http://www.nas.org.uk/nas/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=10

 

http://www.parentlineplus.org.uk

 

http://www.surestart.gov.uk

  

http://www.uk-sands.org

 

http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk

 

http://www.gingerbread.org.uk/portal/page/portal/website - Single Parent helpline 0800 018 5026

 

http://www.kent.gov.uk/education_and_learning/childcare_and_pre-school/cfis.aspx

 

http://www.netmums.com/home/home/ - A locally based social networking site connecting parents with each other
 

http://thecoupleconnection.net – An interactive service where couples can find out how to manage their relationship more positively

 

http://www.dadtalk.co.uk/index.php - an online community where you can share ideas, find information and talk about the nitty-gritty issues of being a dad.

 

http://www.dads-space.com – no nonsense info and advice for dads, and a safe and secure environment for parents to keep in touch with separated children

 

http://www.gotateenager.org.uk – A social networking site, run by Parentline Plus (a free and confidential helpline run by professionally trained call takers, operating 24/7 – 0808 800 2222

 

http://www.onespace.org.uk – Interactive parenting resources, support and a lively online community for single parents from Single Parent Action Network

 

http://www.cafamily.org.uk/index.html - Provides advice, support and information to parents of all disabled chidren

 

http://www.relateforparents.org.uk – Aims to strengthen and maintain family relationships by providing counselling and support

 

http://www.familyinformationservices.org.uk

 

http://begrand.net – A website providing information, advice and support for grandparents, as well as a community where they can find friends and share ideas and problems