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Parent/Carer Support

Parent and Carer Support


Working closely with parents and carers is a real priority for us as a school.  A good partnership can achieve the best possible outcomes for our children.

Please do contact us if you have any worries about your child or if you, yourself are struggling.  You will not be alone.


Harpenden Plus Partnership


Alongside, the support we can offer as a school the Harpenden Plus Partnership team offer a free and confidential services to parents/cares of families of children who attend our partnership schools. They can support you and your families with any concerns you may be facing with your child at home or school, however large or small the problem (see below).  They offer anything from one conversation to a longer period of support.  They also run various courses and workshops on a variety of topics that give you ideas to try at home.


Your issues may be varied such as,

  • Changing schools

  • Relationships and communication

  • Family routines

  • Managing behaviour emotions

  • Managing anger

  • Dealing with anxiety

  • Internet safety

  • Smoking, drinking, alcohol, safe sex

  • Understanding teenagers

  • Finding time for yourself

  • Housing

  • Financial difficulties

  • Employment and work skill

  • Benefits advice

  • Bullying


You may self-refer or we can refer you.


Contact details are as follows:-

01582 623 676