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Support for Parents

We offer an array of support groups and sessions for our parents and carers.  Some of what is on offer is shown below. We always strive to support our parents as much as we can, but please do let us know if you think there is more we can do to support you.  At the bottom of the page you will find some useful websites for you to access too.

Dates are beginning to be added to the parents calendar, so please do check days and times.

Basildon Rainbow Group – meet once per month 9:00 – 12:30

Incredible Years – start 12th Jan – weekly meetings Friday 9:00 – 11:30

Parents 4 Parents run ESOL classes once per week 9:00 – 11:30

Family Mosaic fortnightly drop ins –  the following two documents show Family Mosaic sessions for all the areas covered –  Drop in time table for the Basildon areas, CP, R&R & Bwood – Drop in time table for Epping, Harlow & Uttlesford

School Nurse regular drop ins – please speak to office staff to make an appointment

Empowering Women – weekly sessions for Mum’s of Bardfield children  – To be confirmed

Time to Talk drop in sessions weekly with our school counsellor – please book with office staff

The office will have more information regarding these sessions, but as soon as specific dates are available, they will be added to this page or the parents calendar on this website.

BELOW you will find some useful websites for additional support:

Short Breaks

EYFS-KS5 Parents/Carers of Children & Young People with Disabilities

Short Breaks gives families the chance to take a break from normal routines and enjoy doing fun things together, including giving children and young people the chance to do fun and different activities which can help build confidence and independence. These breaks are for children/young people aged between 0-25 and have a personal budget, diagnosis of special educational needs and/or a disability, or live within the administrative boundaries of Essex County Council (excluding Southend and Thurrock).

To register and receive a free brochure, please visit the Short Breaks website. Alternatively for additional information please contact the Short Breaks team on or 0333 013 9889.

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