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Family Support

What can we offer you as parents:

Our role is to support parents to be involved with all aspects of their child’s school life. I have attended various personal development courses, continued my personal education  and have gained life experience in many areas. Listed below are just some of the issues We can advise and support families on.


  • Mental or physical health issues
  • Getting to school on time and good attendance
  • Supporting parents and carers to get involved in school life

  • New starts and settling in

  • Training, education and employment

  • Housing and debt worries
  • Family relationship problems
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Training and education
  • Volunteering in the community 
  • Drug and alcohol awareness
  • Parenting skills and one to one support.
  • Counselling skills
  • Behaviour Issues
  • Lunchtime Concerns
  • Family Circumstances affecting your child​                                                                               Eg: bereavement, parental separation etc.
  • Concerns about playtimes/friendships
  • Medical/Health Concerns
  • Homework Concerns
  • Transition to Secondary School
  • Provide information about school procedures and policies​


As well as offering individual support to families, we can help parents access courses in a variety of subjects within the local community and accompany parents/carers to various services if required.


  • Adult literacy and numeracy classes.
  • Parenting classes
  • Play Sessions during school holidays
  • Managing children's behaviour.
  • Stress management.
  • Self-esteem building
  • Literacy  project


If we can't help directly then we are able to offer support and point parents, and their families, in the right direction to the person that can.

The South Glos Directory has links to many services to help support you and your family.


AWP crisis line number has changed: 0800 953 1919 and that the CAMHS direct crisis line number is 0800 953 9599 (for use in a crisis, rather than attending A&E or calling 999)


  • Barley Close Community Primary School
  • Barley Close, Mangotsfield, Bristol
  • United Kingdom, BS16 9DL
  • Tel: 01454 867090
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