Parents

We are here to offer a free and confidential services to parents/cares of families of children who attend our partnership schools.  We will support you and your families with any concerns you may be facing with your child at home or school, however large or small the problem.  We can offer anything from one conversation to a longer period of support.  We also run various courses and workshops on a variety of topics that give you ideas to try at home.

Your issues may be varied such as,

  • Changing schools

  • Relationships and communication

  • Family routines

  • Managing behaviour emotions

  • Managing anger

  • Dealing with anxiety

  • Internet safety

  • Smoking, drinking, alcohol, safe sex

  • Understanding teenagers

  • Finding time for yourself

  • Housing

  • Financial difficulties

  • Employment and work skill

  • Benefits advice

  • Bullying

 

Sometimes these concerns are too complex and need specialist support.  Our Family Support Workers can guide and support you to the right specialist services such as:

  • School Health Nurses

  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health

  • Specialist Emotional and Behavioural Support

  • Bereavement Support

Parenting Workshops and Courses

Below is a selection of the course we offer.  For current courses please look at Events.

  • Boundary setting- 2 hour workshop

  • Understanding pre-teens- 2 hour workshop

  • Developing confident kids- 2 hour workshop

  • Positive Parenting- 2 hour workshop

  • Developing confident kids- 2 hour workshop

  • Managing Behaviour- 5 hour workshop

  • Parenting Boys- 5 hour workshop

  • Parenting Girls- 5 hour workshop

  • 6 week course combing elements of the above

  • Nurture Programme- (Parenting Puzzle)-10 week parenting programme

  • Family Toolkit- 4 week parenting programme

  • My Teen Brain- 4 week parenting programme

  • Protective Behaviours (Helen and Jess are accredited and Protective Behaviour Champions)

  • Families Feeling Safe- 9 week Protective Behaviours programme for adults

  • 4 My family and Me- 4 week introduction to the Protective Behaviours programme

  • Families Feeling Safe Network- monthly meetings

  • Parenting Network to meet every half term

If you need our help please fill out one of our referral forms which can be found here

Sauncey Wood Primary School

Pickford Hill

Harpenden, Hertfordshire

AL5 5HL

01582 621514

admin@saunceywood.herts.sch.uk