Inclusion

Our Home School Link Worker is Mrs Amanda Cox. Her role includes the following:

• Offers support and encouragement to children and their families, parents and carers

• Helps to improve communications between families and Queen Emma’s Primary School

• Enables children and parents to discuss concerns or worries in a safe and secure way

• Work with individuals in a flexible way to best support children and their families

• Helps children grow in confidence and enable them to enjoy participating in life at school and beyond.

• Helps families and children to access services, resources, local community information and support

• Offers individual guidance and parenting support

• Helps children and families to improve attendance and punctuality at school

• Listens in a non-judgemental environment and offers support and solutions

• Helps children to get the best out of their time at Queen Emma’s Primary School

• Helps children and their families who are experiencing changes and offers support on a wide range of issues that may impact on family life

• Offers help with completing forms and other official paperwork including relevant referrals for children to outside services.

 

WHO CAN THE HOME SCHOOL LINK WORKER HELP?

• Children who are withdrawn, anxious or have friendship issues

• Parents/carers who are finding managing the child’s behaviour difficult

• Parents/carers whose children are not attending school

• Children/parents/carers who are experiencing difficult changes such as bereavement or parental separation or where issues are impacting on family and school life, such as illness or domestic violence.

 

WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE HOME SCHOOL LINK WORKER?

• To ensure all children enjoy school and are happy and secure