This service aims to provide families with the support they may need to overcome any barriers to learning that their child may have. We feel positive relationships between school and home are essential in ensuring students reach their full potential.
Parents want their children to do well in life, and helping them get the most out of their time at school can help them on their way. It is not just about learning and exams; there are a whole range of good things about being at school like building a good group of friends, finding after-school activities to enjoy or going on school trips. School also helps children find out how to get on with people from different ages and backgrounds.
It is important for us to acknowledge both parent and student voice to achieve the very best for all of our students.
We always encourage lots of parental involvement by communicating with our parents regularly via preferred methods either by telephone, email or face to face.
Our Family Liaison Officer (FLO), Miss Claire McAvoy, provides pastoral support to families and acts as a single point of contact if there are any concerns, issues or worries in relation to a students’ learning both at home and in school. Claire liaises with all school staff, ensuring the best interests of all students and families.
Claire is available at Progress Review Evenings throughout the academic year and she works impartially and confidentially in a non- judgemental manner. She is here to help through informal chats, telephone conversations, appointments in school and home visits.
We have a dedicated parent room within the academy which offers a sanctuary of support to our families where meetings can be held and positive relationships developed. We feel this is vital when trying to improve student outcomes and achievement. We aim to provide practical support, advice and guidance to all our families and welcome all parents on board to further promote our inclusive school community.
We also support with:
If you feel that you and your child would like to access support Claire can be contacted by telephone on: 01302 700002, by direct email: firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively appointments can be made via school reception for a face to face chat.
Parenting Course: www.inourplace.co.uk code: STGEORGE
Early Help: www.doncasterchildrenstrust.co.uk/how-we-work/early-help
Families Information Service: www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/schools/families-information-service-fis