Family Support


What is the main aim of the Family Support Worker?

The main aim of the service is to listen, support and advise by offering practical parenting strategies to help with:

  • Strengthening existing parenting skills
  • Managing challenging behaviour and setting boundaries
  • Concerns around education including attendance, progress and homework routines, mealtimes, sleep and play
  • Parents becoming more involved with their child’s school and learning

Calthorpe Academy’s Family Support Worker is:

Mrs Masuma Rajwani

How do they do it?

Family Support Workers give support to families in many different ways including:

  • One-to-one work with parents/ carers including talking, listening and supporting
  • Finding practical strategies with parents/carers and children to improve learning, behaviour and relationships
  • Referring and signposting to local services


What does a Family Support Worker do?

A Family Support Worker is able to offer impartial support, advice and guidance to parents/carers. This is a school-based service that provides free support with:

  • Parenting concerns, school attendance, behaviour management, school holiday activities.
  • We can help you access the local services, support with bereavement and relationship breakdown.
  • We can give you guidance on benefits / housing / debt, returning to work, training or education.

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Family Support

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Upcoming Workshops & Coffee mornings

By | November 6th, 2018|Categories: Family Support|

Upcoming Workshops & Coffee mornings * Makaton Workshop 10.00 to 12.00pm on the 4th of December * The Behaviour that Challenges delivered by Contact for families on the 16th of October 10.00 to 12.00pm * [...]

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Behaviour Workshop

By | November 6th, 2018|Categories: Family Support|

Thank you to all the parents who have attended the Behaviour Workshop this term, we have had very successful workshop with positive feedback such as: " All the information was very useful, thanks" "Thank you for all [...]

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By | December 20th, 2017|Categories: Family Support|

Thank you to all the parents who have attended our workshops this term, we have had very successful workshop with positive feedback such as: RELAX workshop: - “Very relaxing session, Thank you!” - “Fantastic Workshop” [...]

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Upcoming Workshops

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: Family Support|

"Parent Support Group" The Parent Support group Offers many advantages. When families with the same concern meet, it can provide mutually needed information and emotional support. There is a sense of community, understanding, and a [...]

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