Parental Support

Oatlands School works closely with many external agencies to ensure that all school families are able to access the information and support they need.  We also enjoy strong relationships with other Local Authority organisations who offer Family Outreach services to help with such things holiday activities, children's workshops and community events.

On this page you will find links to some of these organisations, details of how they can help and how to contact them.

 

family learning logo    Surrey County Council offer an amazing range of courses to families. They are all free and all online (see list below). Click the 'Family Learning' logo to the left for more information and all the details you need to book.

Maths courses and phonics workshops

  • Phonics (non EAL) workshop Wednesday 10th November 10.30am-11.30am
  • Phonics (non EAL) workshop Thursday 11th November 1.30-2.30pm
  • Family Maths for Key Stage Two 6 week course Thursday 4th November- 9th December 12.00-2.00pm

Parenting Courses

  • Help your child manage anxiety 3 week course Thursday 7.30-9pm
  • Explore Behaviour Strategies 2 week course Thursday 25th November-2nd December 7.30-9pm
  • Understanding Children's Behaviour 5 week course Tuesday 9th November -7th December 7.30-9pm
  • Understanding Children's Behaviour 5 week course Wednesday 10th November- 8th December 1.00-2.30pm
  • Understanding Children's Behaviour 5 week course Thursday 11th November -9th December 10-11.30am
  • Understanding Children's Behaviour 5 week course Friday 12th November-10th December 10-11.30am

Courses and workshops for Parents who speak English as an additional language

  • English Grammar for EAL Families Key Stage 1 6 week course Wednesday 3rd November-8th December 10-11.30am
  • English for EAL Families 6 week course Wednesday 3rd November-8th December 1.30-2pm
  • English for EAL Families 6 week course Thursday 4th November-9th December 10-11.30am
  • English Grammar for EAL Families Key Stage 2 6 week course Thursday 4th November-9th December 1.30-2pm
  • Applying for a Primary School Place for EAL parents Friday 22nd October
  • Education in England Workshop for EAL parents Friday 5th November 1-2.30pm
  • Raising Bilingual Children EAL workshop Friday 12th November 1-2.30pm
  • Read with your Child for EAL parents workshop Friday 19th November 1-2.30pm
  • Raising Bilingual Children workshop Friday 26th November 1-2.30pm

Family wellbeing and cookery courses

  • Yoga for Anxiety 3 week course Tuesday 2nd -15th November 10-11.30am
  • Family Yoga (with child 5-10 yrs) 3 week course Wednesday 3rd-17th November 4.30-5.30pm
  • Health and wellness with Ayurveda 3 week course Thursday 4th-18th November 10-11.30am
  • Christmas Cookies and Merry Muffins 2 week course Thursday 18th-25th November 10-11.30am

Storytelling fun and half term activities

  • The Gruffalo storytelling workshop (4-7 yrs) Wednesday 27th October10.30am-12pm
  • The Gruffalo storytelling workshop (4-7 yrs) Wednesday 27th October1.30-3pm
  • Elmer Storytelling workshop (2-4 yrs) Saturday 30th October 10-11.30am
  • Elmer Storytelling workshop (2-4 yrs) Saturday 20th November 10.30-11.30am
  • Elmer Storytelling workshop (2-4 yrs) Saturday 20th November 10.30-11.30am
  • Gruffalo Storytelling workshop Saturday 27th November 10-11.30am

 

SFIS  Surrey Family Information Service

Click the SFIS logo to access the Surrey Family Information Service which provides free, impartial information and signposting for families with children aged 0 to 19 (up to 25 years for those with additional needs) in Surrey. Whether you are looking for some extra help discovering and accessing local events and activities for your child, or need to be pointed in the right direction when things aren't going so well and you need a bit of extra support, the information on their pages can really help.

 

Family Centres - Elmbridge

In conjunction with children's charity Spurgeons, Surrey County Council operate a small number of Family Centres in the local area.  These centres are located in communities where there are more families needing extra help to support their children to thrive.  For more information please visit SCC's main Family Centre page by clicking HERE or the buttons below for links to individual centres and the Spurgeons Charity.

Walton FamCentre logo

              3RA FamCentre logo  Spurgeons Logo             

 

Children & Family Health Surrey (School Nurses)

CFHSurreyLogoChildren and Family Health Surrey is the Surrey-wide NHS community health service for children and young people from birth up to 19 years of age and their parents and carers. Parents and carers at Oatlands School can expect to come into contact with them via the School Nurse and the Immunisation Team.  Details of the services they provide and opportunities to meet with them can be found below.

School Nurse: TBC.

Contact: Molesey Clinic 020 8979 6464 email: csh.elmbridgeschoolnurseteam@nhs.net

Click HERE for an overview of the services offered by the School Nurse

Click HERE to link to the Children & Family Health Surrey website

Click HERE to download a HEALTH & WELLBEING GUIDE for PARENTS

Click HERE for details of a CHILDREN'S HEALTH ADVICE LINE

 

Citizens Advice Bureau

 https://www.caew.org.uk/