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Family Workers

Our Family workers are here to support parents and carers within the school community to enhance and develop their family unit.

 

Our team of Family Workers are:

Infant School - Mrs T Uddin and Mrs A Ahmed 

Junior School - Mrs S Ulzaman and Mrs R Rahman

 

We offer a confidential, professional support service.

 

Our role is to support children and their families in school, at home and within the community.

 

As Family Workers we run activities during the school day for the children, families and members of the local community. We hold fun events throughout the year such as Christmas Fayre, Summer Fayre, Easter Playscheme, trips and shopping days out

We offer support, information, advice and sign post around:

 

·       School Induction

·       Online School Applications

·       Free school meals

·       Admissions

·       Transition

·       Attendance

·       Parenting

·       Children’s behaviour

·       Safeguarding

·       Child protection

·       Completing forms

·       Referrals to relevant agencies

·       Home visits

·       CAF/EHA forms

·       Core group meetings

·       School nursing team

·       Benefits

·       Bereavement

·       Uniform vouchers

·       Other voluntary agencies

·       Shoes/Coat Vouchers

 

Family Workers also organise and support various workshops for the parents and community of Foxdell such as:

An opportunity to chat with the nutritionist re: school lunches

Impact in learning Workshops

HomeWork Club

 

Activities and learning opportunities that we offer are:

 

Family Learning – Literacy and Numeracy

Family Learning is offered throughout the year from Year R – Year 2 with Adult Community Learning.  This gives 12 – 15 parents in each year group the opportunity to work with their child in order to find out how they can support their child at home and also improve their own skills.

Courses include ‘Preparing for SATs’, ‘Fun with Food’, ‘Play and Language’, ‘Welcome to Year R’.

 

If you are interested in attending any of the courses or have any concerns. Then please call the Family Workers on 01582 736529, or join us for a chat and refreshments on Thursday in the Woodland Room.

 

Friends of Foxdell PTA

Foxdell Infant School and Community run a successful Parents,Teachers and Friends Association. ‘Friends of Foxdell’ meet termly, dates are published in our newsletter. As a parent or carer of a child in the school you are automatically a member of Friends of Foxdell . We are always seeking new members to attend our meetings and get involved, share ideas on how to benefit the school community. The Association frequently fundraise on behalf of the school and sometimes for charities. Funds raised are then allocated to causes that the PTA agree on together. These funds provide valuable services and equipment for our children. All members are encouraged to visit the PTA UK website in order to learn more about the role of the Association and how they can contribute.

Our most recent event held by Friends of Foxdell was the Christmas Fayre, which was a huge success and raised over £1000 of funds for the school.

 

Family Workers are here to help and support you, please feel free to contact us on:

Infant School - 01582 736529

Junior School - 01582 733764

Paper copies of information on this website are available upon request.

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