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Support for Parents

Please utilise the tabs for a range of support for parents.  We understand that at times parents may need a little extra help and support.  If you cannot find the necessary information that you need, please do not hesitate to contact the school office team in confidence via email - admin@godstone.surrey.sch.uk or phone - 01833 742326. 

Family Learning for parents and carers - Surrey County Council (surreycc.gov.uk)

 

 

Please see a range of adverts below for  free courses  that are running in January.  These courses are advertised via www.wea.org.uk/eastsurrey

 

Employability/Volunteering Courses:

 

Introduction to Being a Teaching Assistant (a free course)

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a teaching assistant? This short free course will give you information about the role, the skills required and how to start a career as a Teaching Assistant. We also have an accredited course to progress onto, starting in February if you would like to gain a qualification in this line of work.

 Date and Time: Friday 14th Jan 10am- 12.30pm

Venue: Mole Valley Employment Hub- Swan Centre, Leatherhead

Enrol online: https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2021/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3747697

Or phone 0300 303 3464 quoting C3747697.

 

Introduction to Being a Teaching Assistant (a free course)

Via Zoom:

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a teaching assistant? This short free course will give you information about the role, the skills required and how to start a career as a Teaching Assistant. We also have an accredited course to progress onto, starting in February if you would like to gain a qualification in this line of work.

Date and Time:26th Jan 10am- 12.30pm

Enrol online: https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2021/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3747691

Or phone 0300 303 3464 quoting C3747691

 

Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Counselling Skills (via zoom) Free

Are you interested in becoming a Counsellor or developing Counselling Skills to use in a volunteering role for personal development? This free accredited level 2 course is a great place to start, it will guide you through the ethical framework, and help you to develop counselling skills and techniques.

 

Course Dates & Times: Every Thursday from 27th Jan- 28th July ( for 24 sessions-excluding half term breaks) from 9.30am- 2.30pm via zoom see below for more course details.

https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2021/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3747597

to enrol on this course you must first do an Initial Assessment online  on 12th Jan.

https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2021/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3747598

or contact samanthajohnson@wea.org.uk/eastsurrey for more information 07825 112798

 

An Introduction to Bereavement Support: Free

Are you interested in volunteering in bereavement support, this workshop , delivered via zoom will help you discover the skills you might need and how to get involved with a local service.

Friday 14th Jan 10am- 12.30pm

Find out more and enrol here:

https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2021/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3747467

 

Courses for supporting Families:

 

Encouraging Positive Behaviour in Young Children- Free

https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2021/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3747519

Parenting can be challenging! This course, taught by an Occupational Therapist and mum, will help parents to understand the reasons behind young children’s behaviour and teach strategies to help encourage positive behaviour at home and in social and educational settings.

Time and venue: Tuesday 11th Jan 10am- 12.30pm at Horley YMCA Family Centre

 

Encouraging Positive Behaviour in SEND children- Free

This course, taught by an Occupational Therapist and mum, will help you to understand the reasons underlying common behaviours of children with SENDs and help you to guide your child with useful practical techniques that can be used to support positive behaviour at home , school and in social settings. 

Venue: Ewell Family Centre

Time and Date: Tue 18th & 25th Jan 10-noon

enrol online at: 

https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2021/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3747526

or phone 0300 303 3464 quoting C3747526

 

Relaxation for Parents-  FREE

Take some time out for yourself to start the New Year with a relaxed state of mind. This free course, taught by a trained relax coach, will teach you some techniques to calm the body and mind. Please bring an exercise mat and a small blanket to the session.

Thursday Jan 20th 12.30pm- 2.30pm at Horley YMCA Family Centre

 https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2021/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3747520

or phone 0300 303 3464 quoting C3747520

 

Helping Your Child to Manage Stress & Anxiety- FREE

 This free course, taught by a trained Relax Kids Coach, will explain the causes and symptoms of Stress & Anxiety in children and teach you some strategies you can use with your child to help them to manage their emotions.

 Time and Dates: Monday 31st Jan and 7th Feb 12.15pm- 2.15pm

 Venue:  Redoak Family Centre

https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2021/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3747715

or phone 0300 303 3464 quoting C3747715