Parent/Carer information

Home support school link worker

​​Our home school link worker is available to support you with a range of things e.g. short break applications, accessing professional help, transition etc. Rachel regularly holds coffee mornings in school where you can meet and chat with other parents and carers.

You can contact Rachel on the school telephone number 0114 235 0479 or at linkworker@rowan.sheffield.sch.uk

 

As a school we also try and hold regular coffee mornings.  These provide an opportunity for parents to come into school and meet each other and discuss a topic.

School transport

Transport to and from school is organised by the City Council.

Each vehicle has a driver and an escort.

Useful contacts :
Support available for emotional impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Barnardo’s ‘See, Hear, Respond’ service

See, Hear, Respond is a service provided across England by Barnardo’s and other national and local community-based organisations in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

See, Hear, Respond, provides support to children, young people and their families who aren’t currently seeing a social worker or other agency, and who are struggling to cope with the emotional impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19). See, Hear, Respond will support from pre-birth up to 18 years of age and those with special educational needs under the age of 25.

See, Hear, Respond will contact every referral made, so no child is missed. Help is available in one or more of four ways:

  • an online hub of support and information

  • online counselling and therapy

  • face-to-face support for those most affected and at risk of some of today’s most pertinent issues, such as criminal exploitation, and

  • helping children and young people reintegrate back into school

You can access via the ‘See, Hear, Respond’ service self-referral webpage or Freephone 0800 151 7015.

Supporting children's mental wellbeing

Public Health England launches Every Mind Matters campaign

 

Most families have experienced upheaval in their daily lives during the pandemic. With children and young people now back at school or college, the new Public Health England (PHE) Better Health – Every Mind Matters campaign provides NHS-endorsed tips and advice to help children and young people’s mental wellbeing, and equip parents and carers with the knowledge to support them.

The new advice available on the Every Mind Matters website has been developed in partnership with leading children and young people’s mental health charities, including Young MindsThe MixPlace2Be and The Anna Freud Centre. It is designed to help parents and carers spot the signs that children may be struggling with their mental health and support them, and also provides advice that can help maintain good mental wellbeing. The site also provides tools to help young people build resilience and equips them to look after their mental wellbeing.

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