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.
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.
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
Feeling Good Week is a Hertfordshire-wide event that encourages schools and the wider community to promote children and young people’s emotional wellbeing by raising awareness of mental health and showing where support can be accessed within the community.
This year Feeling Good Week is happening on 11th – 17th February 2019.
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
Please come back for updates throughout the terms and let us know if you would like any particular information shared!