PARENT SUPPORT ADVISOR

Cranbrook Primary School aims to work in close partnership with parents and carers to achieve the best outcomes for our pupils.

We offer a wide range of services for parents and carers whose children attend our school.

 

Training:

 

Find out about upcoming courses, workshops and information sessions at Cranbrook School for parents, carers, grandparents and extended family members.

 

All courses are free and participants are awarded a certificate upon completion.

 

  • Numeracy Course: Autumn Term 2015

 

This is a 6 week course which enables parents/carers to support their children with Maths

 

  • Literacy Course: Spring Term 2016

 

This is a 6 week course which enables parents/carers to support their children with Literacy

 

  • Parenting Course: Spring Term 2016

 

This is a 5 week course designed to support parents/carers to manage their child’s behaviour, build self esteem, enhance existing skills and develop new ones

 

  • Science Course: Summer Term 2016

 

This is a 6 week course which enables parents/carers to support their children with Science

For further information about any of our courses please contact Beverley Boothe on 020 8518 2562 or via email at beverley.boothe@redbridge.gov.uk

 

Social Events:

 

Find out more about upcoming social events at Cranbrook Primary School for parents and children.

 

  • CFA Movie Night: Autumn Term 2015

 

The CFA (Cranbrook Friends Association) will be hosting a movie night for pupils from all year groups. Further details to follow

 

Transition Services:

 

Find out about how to apply for a Secondary School or Primary School for your child.

 

  • Secondary School Transition Workshop: Autumn Term 2015

 

This is a practical workshop designed to help parents/carers of Year 6 pupils to complete their Secondary School Application Form online. Translation services are available for this workshop.

 

For further information please contact Beverley Boothe on 020 8518 2562 or via email at beverley.boothe@redbridge.gov.uk

 

Volunteering:

Find out about volunteering opportunities at Cranbrook Primary School.

 

  • Cranbrook Friends Association (CFA)

 

The CFA is a registered charity. Its members consist of parents, carers, staff,   community members, local organisations and local businesses whose aim is to organise events to raise funds for the benefit of Cranbrook pupils. All Cranbrook parents and carers are welcome to join the CFA.

If you are interested in becoming a member please contact Beverley Boothe or Amanda Irons on 020 8518 2562.

 

  • Parent Representatives

 

Parent Representatives are recruited throughout the year. Parent Reps act as the voice of the parents across each year group and take on a key organisational role for CFA and other social events. Parent Reps are required for one off events so this role offers more flexibility for parents/carers.

 

If you would like to volunteer as a Parent Rep please contact Beverley Boothe on 020 8518 2562 or via email at beverley.boothe@redbridge.gov.uk

 

  • Trips/Excursions

 

Volunteers for class trips are required on an occasional basis throughout the school year.

 

If you would like to volunteer for a class trip please speak to your child’s class teacher or contact Beverley Boothe on 020 8518 2562 or via email at beverley.boothe@redbridge.gov.uk

 

  • Cranbrook Volunteer Programme

 

The Cranbrook Volunteer Programme provides an opportunity to volunteer on a long term basis. Volunteers are recruited on an annual basis via a formal recruitment process. Volunteers on this programme are usually classroom based. This role requires a long term commitment from parents, carers or members of the community.

 

For further information about the Volunteer Programme please contact Beverley Boothe on 0208 518 2562 or via email at beverley.boothe@redbridge.gov.uk

 

*Please note: The 2015 – 2016 Volunteer Programme is now closed

 

One to One Support: (Via Referral)

One to one support is available (via referral) for parents/carers to enable them to address some of the challenges that might affect a child’s education surrounding issues such as homelessness, bereavement, mental health, divorce, domestic abuse, substance misuse or custodial sentences. This service is available via referral and may be delivered in partnership with a specialist agency.  

To discuss a referral for this service further please contact Beverley Boothe or Stav Stavinorou on 020 8518 2562.

 

Signposting & Referral Services:

For everyday issues parents/carers can be referred or signposted to local services who offer free benefits, housing or legal advice.

For further information please contact Beverley Boothe on 0208 518 2562.

Key information regarding the following can be accessed via the services below:

 

  • Free School Meals/Pupil Admissions

       Admissions and Awards Team

       020 8708 3055/3562/3129/3996 (Secondary Admissions)

       020 8708 3145/3149/3466/3563 (Primary Admissions)

       020 8708 3114/3561 (Awards and Support)

       www.redbridge.gov.uk

 

  • Services for Under Fives

       Cranbrook Children’s Centre

       0208 709 2012

       www.find.redbridge.gov.uk/cranbrookcc

 

  • Childcare Provision for 0 – 18 year olds:

       FIND (Families Information Direct):

       0800 587 7500 or 020 8708 8920

       www.find.redbridge.gov.uk

 

  • General Advice (Regarding Housing, Benefits, Legal Issues, Debt, etc ;)

       Redbridge Citizens Advice Bureau

       0208 514 1878

       www.citizensadvice.org.uk/redbridgecab

 

  • Immigration Advice

      RAMFEL (Refugee and Migrant Service for East London)

      020 8478 4513

      www.ramfel.org.uk

 

  • Part Time/Evening Courses for Adults (inc ESOL Courses)

       Redbridge Institute of Adult Education

       020 8550 2398

       www.redbridge-iae.ac.uk

 

  • Volunteering Opportunities

       RCVS (Redbridge Community Voluntary Sector)

       020 8553 1004

       www.redbridgecvs.net

 

To find out about further services for parents/carers please telephone Beverley Boothe Cranbrook Schools Parent Support Adviser on 020 8518 2562.                

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