External Places of Support for Parents
Parent Support Advisors
The Community of Learning employs Parent Support Advisors. Their job is to help and support families. The following list is an example of the work they can do but it is not limited to these examples.
- Helping to improve behaviour and attendance
- Overcoming barriers to learning to help parents support their children’s learning
- Working with parents to increase their involvement in their child’s education, both at school and at home
- Advising and signposting parents with regard to available support for children with special educational needs and/or disabilities
The Parent Support Advisors work across all fifteen schools in our Community of Learning. Enquiries about PSA support can be made from School.
Other places of support for parents
Durham SEND Information Advice and Support Service provides free, confidential information, advice and support through a range of services. It is an impartial service which can include home visits, attending meetings in educational settings and liaison with all services working with children and young people. Training and guidance to parents/carers, young people and professionals on SEND issues are also provided.
Reviewed: September 2021