Educational Psychology Helpline
A confidential telephone support service, staffed by Educational Psychologists, to talk through questions or concerns about children and young people’s wellbeing or learning. Open to all parents and carers of children with additional needs or SEND, living in the City of York. Wednesday mornings from January to March 2021. Click below for more details.
Covid Related Support
Click the link above to view a pack of resources to support with emotional wellbeing related to Covid. There are tips about to talk to children about the current situation, suggestions about organising a daily routine and lots more…
Lorraine Stacey is our Childrens’ Champion and Pastoral TA. She can provide a ‘listening ear’ or give advice on various family matters. You can usually find her on the playground at the beginning and end of the school day. Please just pop in over to see her for a chat or make an appointment to see her via the school office.
Would you like to learn more about helping your child at school? There are a number of courses running at various venues in York throughout the year. Visit the York Learning website or see the flyers below.
York Information for Families
The Yor-ok Website gives a range of information to support families in York.
York Family Information Service
This is a free and impartial information service for mums, dads and carers of children and young people aged 0-19 (or up to 25 for disabled children). The Family Information Service can help with anything and everything around family life including.
The local children’s centre is Carr Children’s Centre. This centre offers support for parents and carers of children under 5. There are various groups that run at the centre as well as in venues closer to our school. Click here to find out more.
Supporting your child with a bereavement
Please let us know if your child experiences a bereavement as we can discuss ways in which to support them. Further information about supporting children is below:
Grief Encounter – Free, confidential helpline for children and young people
School Holiday Activities
The Shine magazine and website and Little Vikings website signposts you to lots of different free and paid for activities that are available for children after school, at weekends and in the school holidays.