SEND / Pastoral Support and Advice
Parkside Community Primary is an inclusive school and offers a range of support and provisions for children with Special Educational Needs and/or a Disability (SEND) as well as pupils needing additional nurture and pastoral care. Please see further information about how you can support your children at home.
FREE Parent groups and workshops
Workshops for children
Kooth is funded to provide free online counselling to 10 to 25 year old’s with a GP in Hertfordshire. Kooth’s counsellors and therapists are available until 10pm, 365 days a year. Users can also talk to other young people anonymously on the moderated forums whenever they like and keep an online journal.
Abuse: Keeping your children safe
With the help of our friendly dinosaur Pantosaurus, talking PANTS is a simple way to teach your child how to stay safe from abuse. Please click on the link to find further helpful information and parent guides on how to teach your children how to stay safe.
You can refer your child to the School Nursing service for a range of different health issues. Please see the leaflet below for further details.
Mental Health and wellbeing
Please see some information below in how to help your children feel good and improve their mental health and wellbeing. Please emphasise the five ways to wellbeing, as we will be in school!
SEND Information and support for parents/carers in Hertfordshire
Reading, writing and spelling difficulties
Speech and Language Difficulties
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