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Support for Families

Pupil Premium – to find more information about pupil premium and funding, which includes free school meals and assistance toward school uniform please click here.

Christchurch Foodbank  http://familyinformationdirectory.dorsetforyou.com/kb5/dorset/fsd/service.page?id=kjCS2GieAOE

You First Domestic Abuse Service – You First is the county integrated domestic violence and abuse service providing free and discreet support, advice and refuge to victims and survivors of domestice abuse and violence.  They offer individual and group support, refuge provision and safe houses and work with women and men who are experienceing domestic violence and abuse.  The refuge provision is for women and children and there are safe houses where they are able to accommodate men whether on their own or with children.  Please note that all referrals are assessed at the first point of contact and space within the refuges and safe houses are limited.  For all enquiries. including referral queries please call their free helpline on 0800 032 5204.   It’s important that you feel comfortable seeking help if you or your family are not safe.  You First can be reached by phone or email and will never do anything to compromise your safety or make you feel vulnerable. Contact them either by phone on the above number or email  youfirstdorset@lifeyouwant.org.uk .

Parent Info from CEOP and Parent Zone is a website that provides a wide variety of expert information for parents including keeping children safe online  http://parentinfo.org.

Safeguarding and Child Protection and our School,   Children and young people have a fundamental right to be protected from harm, families have a right to expect schools to provide a safe secure environment, click here to view our Child Protection Policy.

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead for Child Protection is Mr Pope and Deputy Safegarding Leads are Mrs Butler and Mrs Thow, futher information on safeguarding can be found here.   If you are worried about a safeguarding issue please contact us to discuss your concerns immediately.

Statutory Testing Information – If parents would like more information regarding tests at the end of Year 2 (ie. Key Stage 1) Gov.uk have now provided a video and information leaflet.  Please go to https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/2017-national-curriculum-tests-for-key-stages-1-and-2-information-for-parentsto view this.

Other Infomation
Tips for Seperated Parents Leaflet
Leaflet on Anxiety
Leaflet for Parents of Teenagers