Parent and Family Wellbeing
At St Paul's we have our Home School Link worker who works with many children and families across the school and Mrs Bryan is also our lead teacher for Mental Health and Wellbeing for children, staff and parents. If you would like to speak to anyone from school, please contact them via the school office.
Each week new fact sheets will be added that give help and advice for supporting children and yourselves.
Surrey County Council's new Heath and Welfare hub and Healthline.
Surrey's ultimate ambition is that none is left behind. That means helping those who need us most and improving quality of life for everyone.
We know that more and more people in Surrey are finding themselves in challenging situations and struggling financially and health wise. For further information please go to their website: www.surreycc.gov.uk/health-and-welfare/support
Community Helpline: 0300 200 1008
Building Stronger Families
Did you know....
- 20-30% of school children skip breakfast
- 81% of teachers agree that hungry children are unable to concentrate
- Eating breakfast is linked to doing better at school
- 20% of parents with primary aged children find breakfast time the trickiest part of the day
- Eating a healthy breakfast can lead to improved mental health and mood in teenagers
Please follow the link for tips, ideas, information, recipes, videos and quizzes to make breakfast time an easy part of your morning routine: Family Action website - Breakfast at Home
Childcare Offers For Parents
Over a million families in the UK are entitled to support with the costs of childcare from the government. By utilising different offers, parents and carers with children aged 0-16 could get financial support worth thousands of pounds. The support packages can be used across many types of providers such as:
- Child minders
- Holiday activity clubs
- School wrap around care
- Extracurricular clubs (sport / drama / music tuition)
- Religious settings
Please check on the Childcare Choices website for more information