Parents and Carers at Charlton Park Academy
At Charlton Park Academy our support group aims to encourage and support a positive home and school relationship. Therefore, parents/carers’ feedback on what they require from this group is important to us. We hold regular talks, advice workshops, art and craft courses plus informal sessions. This has been beneficial and successful in building friendships and encouraging communication between home and school.
The next parents/carers events coming up:
Wednesday 17 July
Greenwich Parent’s Voice – creative drop-in and chat. All Welcome.
Friday 19 July
Yoga for carers session
Beginners very welcome, all ages, all levels of fitness £18 for half-term blocks from September (or £5 drop in from September) payment in person at start of class | Mats provided
Home to school travel assistance
The Royal Borough of Greenwich provides home to school travel assistance to school-aged children and young people who live in the borough. Post 16 students from low income families can also apply for financial support for travel to and from their place of education.
Text © IPSEA website, January 2019
What to do if the LA takes away your EHC plan
When a local authority (“LA”) decides to take away, or end, an education, health and care (“EHC”) plan, this is called ‘ceasing to maintain’ the EHC plan. This means that the EHC plan will come to an end and the LA will no longer have the legal duty to ensure that the educational provision specified in the EHC plan is received by the child or young person.
Please note: Mondays City Lit 10am-12noon, Wednesdays every month 10am-12noon GPV, Thursdays Choir from 1-2.30pm and Friday yoga from 10–11.30am.
Some activities will be held at Trinity Place. Further details to follow.
Archive Powerpoints from Parent/Carer Talks
- Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
- Emotional Wellbeing – Parent-session.pptx
- IPSEA: The Educational Rights of Young People aged 16-25 years old
- Housing Presentation from 10 March 2017 – Housing Options After College
- Sleep Workshop – presentation by Dr Dominique Newsome,
Specialist Clinical Psychologist
- Challenging Behaviour and Mental Health – Dr Dominique Newsome
Charlton Chit Chat
Charlton Chit-Chat is a parent/carer’s chance to get together and a chance for you to get together socially on a monthly basis. Come along and meet, chat and support other parents/carers.
For more details contact:
Sara Johnson: email@example.com
Greenwich Parent Voice
We are an independent group of parents in Greenwich. All of us have a child with special educational needs or a disability. We are committed to giving a voice to all carers of disabled children in government.
- Are you currently a member of Better, with gym or leisure centre membership in Greenwich?
If you pay a monthly membership fee you could get 10% off just by being a GPV member. All you need to do is email Viv and Jo at firstname.lastname@example.org and once we have ten names we can activate a corporate discount for all our members on their Better monthly fees. This offer was previously only open to new members, so this is a big opportunity to save money every month.
Members of GPV get a 10% discount on Better Health and Fitness and Better Health and Fitness UK memberships.
A while ago Charlton Park Academy ran a group to discuss housing options in RBG to look at housing options for people with disabilities – how families are affected.
Golden Lane housing are now looking at organising a Focus Group – which Sara, our Family Support Worker/Counsellor, will be helping to facilitate at Charlton Park Academy. Carers are needed to join the focus group and share their views
Please contact email@example.com
or call 0300 003 7007
Parent/Carer Support Group | 2018-19
Parent/Carer Support Group | 2017-18