Family Learning Courses

 The Family Learning Team are running the following courses:   Courses at St. Lawrence’s and the Avenues Children’s Centre shortly for parents/grandparents/carers. The courses are free for those parents without GCSE A-C and also include a free crèche for pre-school…

Bright Sparks

Here is the latest Bright Sparks Newsletter. I hope you find it informative. As can be seen I attended a fabulous training course on Sensory needs, pop in to see me if you would like some more information Bright sparks…

Time out for Parents-Children with additional needs course

‘The Befrey’ are running a course for parents who have children with additional needs. They will cover a range of topics including:

  • How to help your child to be happy and secure
  • Coping with your own feelings
  • Observing and Managing challenging behaviour

Any many other areas.


The sessions run for 2 hours 7.30p.m.-9.30 starting 2nd February for 6 weeks.

Contact Liz Hunt on 624190 or email for further information.

Parenting support

We all have times of anger and frustration and react in different ways. Imagine how confusing these emotions are for children! Well, the Family Matters group can help.

They are running a ‘Time out for Anger’ course over 4 sessions starting on 6th March. This course is FREE!

Click on the flier below for more information.

Download the flier as a .pdf

Parenting support

“We all get angry – it’s what we do with it that matters.” Family matters York are running a FREE 4 week programme called ‘Time-out from Anger’. This is a great course for parents to look at: what makes us…

Be share aware

Internet awareness and support for parents Free online safety workshop for parents to be held at Hobmoor School on 16th September at 9.30.

Keeping up with your child in maths

Maths has changed so much over the last few years and most definitely since my school days. If you are interested in ways of supporting your child in maths as well as improving your own maths skills then from Tuesday 27th September-4th…