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Gonerby Hill Foot

Church of England Primary School

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Help and Advice for Parents

Mrs Shelton, our Learning and Pastoral Mentor, is available to support pupils in school when they need support, socially and emotionally. She also supports parents around issues such as attendance, behaviour and safeguarding.

Healthy Minds Workshops for Parents

As a result of the changes to everyday life due to the Covid 19 pandemic, we recognise that some children may be experiencing higher anxiety levels than usual and parents may welcome some help to support their children emotionally in these unusual times.

With this in mind, Healthy Minds, Lincolnshire,  have introduced the following free online workshops for parents to support with children’s anxiety, worries and anger:

  • Managing worries and anxiety workshop
  • Managing angry feelings workshop
  • Parents supporting children with anxiety and additional needs workshop
  • Survival guide to change workshop

The workshops can be found at https://www.lpft.nhs.uk/young-people/online-workshops

Family Line

Family Action have set up a free helpline, befriending and counselling service for parents and carers. Further details are in the leaflet below and also on the Family Action website: https://www.family-action.org.uk/what-we-do/children-families/familyline/

Family Graffiti

Family Graffiti is a Therapeutic Parenting service providing Parenting Workshops and 1 to 1 consultations to help families with children who are experiencing problematic behaviour and/or emotional issues.  The programmes show how Cognitive Behaviour Strategies and Solution Focused Parenting techniques, when introduced into everyday parenting, can help to raise more healthy, resilient and better functioning children.  Details can be accessed online at www.familygraffiti.co.uk.

 

The website has a wealth of online information for parents, including  downloadable and printable advice leaflets in the ‘Parent Toolbox’ section, covering a variety of parenting issues such as Bedtime Routines, Coping with Change, Recently Separated and How do I teach my child respect?