At Mereside Primary Academy we have a dedicated team to support our families. Please see the below document that outlines our offer.
MERESIDE FAMILY ENGAGEMENT
Hayley & Amanda our family workers, are available to all our Mereside parents, carers + families, of all our school pupils & nursery children.
We can help support you & your child to reach their potential – are your worried about :
- Attendance concerns – let us work together
- Feeling anxious or over-whelmed
- Behaviour issues in school or at home - Parenting Courses available
- Housing + Money worries
- Family Bereavement + in school counselling referrals
- Local Food Bank Support
We also have good quality re-cycled SHOES, COATS & Clothing available in all sizes – please just ask…
Please just ring our office on 761531 & ask to speak to Hayley or Amanda, or you can simply approach us in our play-ground & please do visit our regular family hub coffee mornings.
My Name is Amanda Chapman. I work for an independent educational Charity called School Home Support.
I am in school on a regular basis on Thursday and Friday every week, and Wednesday every other week. Working as part of the Family liaison team.
I can offer support with:
- Early Help
- Mental health
- Family learning
- Health and Hygiene
You can contact me at Mereside tel: 01253 761531 / SHS tel: 07983 436003
Mereside are working towards our LEADING PARENT PARTNERSHIP AWARD which involves you & your families : we are keen to hear your Mereside community voice
We do have a family meeting room in our school, which is a safe space for our support discussions
Attendance impact on Education:
90% attendance = 19 days - approximately 4 weeks of schooling lost over a year
85% attendance = 29 days - approximately 6 weeks of schooling lost over a year
80% attendance = 38 days - approximately 8 weeks of schooling lost over a year
75% attendance = 48 days - approximately 10 weeks of schooling lost over a year
70% attendance = 57 days - approximately 12 weeks of schooling lost over a year