The aim of this page is to provide some additional information to help parents. This is in response to feedback from parents and also includes key contacts. We want to provide useful guidance and please do not hesitate in contacting us if you require some help and support.
'Parenting can be challenging. Parents themselves require and deserve support. Asking for help should be seen as a sign of responsibility rather than as a parenting failure.'
Lincolnshire County Council.
Parents should speak to their child's class teacher if they require any initial advice. Please contact the School Office if you require priority support. You will normally be directed to the Headteacher or Assistant Headteachers.
SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE for information about the Horncastle Children's Centre and Team Around the Child (TAC).
Providing early help is more effective in promoting the welfare of children than reacting later. Early help means providing support as soon as a problem emerges, at any point in a child’s life, from the foundation through to teenage years. Horncastle Community Primary School is committed to working in partnership with Lincolnshire County Council and other partners to provide effective support.
The critical features of an effective early help offer are:
Lincolnshire’s early help offer recognises the crucial role that all family members – not just mothers and fathers, but step parents, grandparents, siblings and other extended family members and carers – play in influencing what children experience and achieve as well as the consequences when families are in difficulty.
Mrs S Rooney (Interim Headteacher), Mrs E Leak (Deputy Headteacher) and Mrs E Shepherd (Parenting Support).
Please contact either of the above if you wish to discuss TACs.
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