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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.

St Claire’s Childcare hold a breakfast and  afterschool club at Mudeford Infants, please follow this link to take you to their website    –  St Claire’s   

Christchurch Foodbank link https://faithworkswessex.org.uk/
St Josephs Church  07587 371088
E-mail:  christchurchfoodbank@gmail.com

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 domestic abuse and violence.  They offer individual and group support, refuge provision and safe houses and work with women and men who are experiencing 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.

If you have any safeguarding concerns about either your child or another child please talk to our Designated Safeguarding Lead, Mr Pope, or in his absence Mrs Butler our Deputy DSL or another senior member of staff. Alternatively you can contact: BCP MASH 01202 735046 or MASH@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Further information on safeguarding can be found here on our safeguarding page.

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.

Admissions – There is a Dorset schools admissions consultation for 2020/21.  For more information please visit https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/education-and-training/school-consultations/school-admission-arrangements-for-2020-to-2021.aspx

Poole Family Information Directory and Bournemouth Children’s Information Pages provide information about local organisations, services, childcare, activities and events relevant to family life in Christchurch

http://www.poolefamilyinformationdirectory.com/kb5/poole/fis/home.page
https://www.bournemouth.gov.uk/childreneducation/childcare/childrensinformationservice.aspx

NHS 111 Online https://111.nhs.uk
Get medical help near you.  Answer questions about your main symptom.  Find out when and where to get help.  Be contacted by a nurse, if needed.

Other Information:


Tips for Separated Parents Leaflet
Leaflet on Anxiety
Leaflet for Parents of Teenagers

Boys will be Brilliant Leaflet