Help and Advice
Support for your Children
From time to time as your child progresses through Christ Church School, you may find that you need additional advice and support, either on issues related to their educational progress or their personal well being (be that social, emotional or physical). If you have anything of this nature that you would like to discuss with your child’s class teacher, please do not hesitate to make an appointment with them.
As teachers we would hope to be able to address and respond to most of your concerns but there may be times when we need to seek the advice and help of experts – both those available to us within school and to external agencies who can offer more specialist support. It would also help us to know about any events that happen outside school that might have an impact on your child’s learning and emotional well being, be in the death of a much loved house pet or some medical problem.
To find out more about the services we can offer, click on the appropriate link.
Children and Family Link Worker
At Christ Church School we have our own Children and Family Link Worker, Shella Robinson. Shella has years experience as a school nurse and is also trained in a range of other areas. To find out more about the services she offers and how to contact her, please follow link.
Special Educational Needs:
Click here to find out more about Special Educational Needs (SEN) and how to contact our Special Educational Needs & Disability Coordinator (SENDCo).
Wiltshire Council – Guidance for professionals, parents and carers to accessing children’s services in Wiltshire
On this page of the Wiltshire Council website, you can find out more about the additional services that Wiltshire Council offer parents and carers to support their children with specific needs.
School Nurse/School & Community Nurse:
Sian Lavigne-Smith is our School Nurse who is also available to offer help and support with medical problems. She can be contacted by telephone on 01225 711431. As she is out and about in the community a lot it may be necessary to leave a message but she will call you back.
Bradford on Avon Children’s Centre:
There is a Children’s Centre in Bradford on Avon which offers support to parents and carers of young children. To find out more about the services that they offer and where they are located, please click on the link.
Health and Welfare:
If you want to know a little bit more about certain areas of health and welfare, please click on the link which will take you to our page with information for example on head lice, healthy packed lunches, ‘Change for Life’ programmes and other external agencies that might help you or your children.
Wiltshire Family Information Service
This Wiltshire Family Information Service is run by the Local Authority can provide you with information about a range of services provided to support families and children. Click on the link to find out more.
Links to support you as a parent in keeping your child safe