We recognise that as a school we have a responsibility to support our parents/carers in obtaining appropriate support and guidance for their children. We strongly encourage and support good working relationships with our parents/carers as this helps create positive outcomes for our students.
Please see below some agencies and services we think could be beneficial in gaining support and guidance
NSPCC - General advice on how to keep young people safe - https://www.nspcc.org.uk/
Hertfordshire Police - https://www.herts.police.uk/Information-and-services/Advice/Advice
Hertfordshire Police provides on crime prevention as well as practical advice on what to do if you or your child are a victim of crime.
Healthy Young Minds in Herts - Mental Health advice - https://www.healthyyoungmindsinherts.org.uk/parents-and-carers
Healthy Young Minds in Herts is part of the CAMHS umbrella of support. It helps parents of what they should do if their worried about their child and when and how to seek professional advice
Bullying UK - Advice for parents on bullying - https://www.bullying.co.uk/advice-for-parents/
Bullying UK hells gives parents practical advice on how to recognise and respond to bullying
Hertfordshire Families First Portal - Directory of services available to parents and young people - https://directory.hertfordshire.gov.uk/kb5/hertfordshire/directory/famil...
Within this portal, you can access the directory for services all across the county. Things included are: Counselling, support with housing or financial needs, education and much more.
YC Hertfordshire - Youth projects for young people - http://www.ychertfordshire.org/youth-work/youth-work-projects-and-events...
YC Hertfordshire is great for young people who want to engage with activities outside of school. Within areas across Watford and Three Rivers, they hold youth projects daily. This is a great way for your child to expand their social circle and learn new skills.
Family Lives - Parenting and Family Support - https://www.familylives.org.uk/
Family Lives also offer a family support service in which you can speak to a trained family support worker. You can access this by calling 0808 800 2222
Leaflets - Advice and Guidance for Parents
From time to time we issue leaflets to parents on topical issues. These help provide advice, guidance and top tips on how to approach certain issues with your children. Please see below latest information and guidance we have sent out via ParentMail.