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Family Support

***Family Support Drop In***


Available every morning between 8:30am - 9:00am and every afternoon between 3:00pm and 3:30pm.


Just pop along to the school office and ask to speak to someone.

If the above times are not available to you or you would like a telephone appointment please contact the office for further information. 




Being a parent is the hardest job in the world and sometimes issues crop up where you just need a little bit of support. These issues might include but are not limited to:

- Behaviour management

- Emotional wellbeing

- Poor sleeping habits

- Lack of routine

- Separation and divorce

- Parental illness

- Child’s low self esteem 

- Anxiety and stress

- Loss of a loved one


It is hard to seek out support and sometimes as a parent you just don’t know who to turn to. At Matchborough 1st School Academy we hope to make it a little bit easier. You can contact me via the school office. Alternatively fill in the contact form below with you details and we will get back to you as soon as I can. 



Working together to help our families. 


Here at Matchborough First School Academy we want to help you in the best way possible. We work closely with other local agencies to provide you with the right support to achieve the best outcome for you and your family.


Carlene Taylor is our Early Intervention Family Support Worker. We can refer to EIFS with your permission if you feel further support in the home is needed. 


Annik O'Keefe is our School Nurse. We can refer to Annik if you have health queries or concerns about your child. Alternatively you can call her directly on 01527 488780.


We link up with the Redditch Parenting Team to run Family Links or Triple P parenting groups in school. If you cannot attend the groups run in school you can contact them on 01527 61360. 


Vicki Quarton is our school bereavement counsellor. We strongly believe that children may need that extra support when a loved one dies. Vicki from Touchstones can work with you and your child at home or within school. Please contact the school if you feel your child would benefit from this. 


Redditch Parenting Support Information April 2019

If you have anyone who you think would be interesting or would benefit from one of our groups them please give the Parenting Team a call on 01527 61360.

Family Support Contact Form for Parents and Proffessionals

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