Dorridge Primary School

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Work in partnership SCHOOL AIMS

Independent life-long learners SCHOOL AIMS

Make a positive contribution SCHOOL AIMS

Respectful, tolerant and responsible citizen SCHOOL AIMS

Valued and celebrated SCHOOL AIMS

Happy, healthy and safe SCHOOL AIMS

Family Support

Mrs Fantham is our School Family Support Worker. She is in school on Monday to Thursday from 8:30 am to 4:00pm and works with children and their families.

If you wish to arrange a meeting with Mrs Fantham, please do so through the School office or alternatively contact her on s21hfantham@dorridge.solihull.sch.uk 

We are proud to say that we have Solar based in school to support children and their families in Solihull. 

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Barnardo’s and Autism West Midlands work  together to provide emotional wellbeing and mental health services for children and young people in Solihull. We provide multi-disciplinary assessment and treatment of children and young people with mental health or severe emotional and behavioural difficulties. The service currently accepts children and young people, until their 19th birthday, who are residents in the borough of Solihull, go to school or college in the Solihull borough, or have a Solihull GP. Solar Brightening Young Futures

Solar Covid19 Service changes information letter for children young people and families

Solar Solihull We Are Thinking Of You Back to School Transition Guide

We will also include here a variety of items concerning events or services in the local area and community that you might find of interest.

Solihull Parents’ Network

Solihull Local Authority have a Parents’ Network that provides information on local events and services of interest to all families. They send out regular news and information about family activities and events in Solihull. You can register on the Parents’ Network page to receive a regular copy of this. Otherwise, the regular bulletin is available at this link.

The Parents’ Network also publishes a regular bulletin of events in the area, which is available from the main Parents’ Network page.

For more information please contact the Family Information Service by phone: 0800 389 8667 or by email: parentsnetwork@solihull.gov.uk.

If you are interested in receiving information about upcoming events, please complete the application form on the page.

There are FREE Solihull Approach Parenting Courses available to all Solihull residents. These include Understanding Your Child, Understanding Your Teenager’s Brain, Understanding Your Baby and  Understanding Your Pregnancy. Please see the link to be able to access these.  FREE Parenting Courses

Parent/Carer Support

For support with Universal credit, Coronavirus and claiming benefits and recruitment please see link Job Centre Near Me

Solihull Parent Carer Forum

There is also the Solihull Parent Carer Forum, which is a voluntary group of parents of children with additional needs.

They have started issuing a semi-regular newsletter, a copy of the November 2018 issue is available at this link. Future and past issues will be available from their website

Solihull Approach - online course

Solihull Approach have provided a flyer about their online parenting course "Understanding your child".

The Parenting Team have produced a Toolkit linked to various topics for you to access.

 Parenting Toolkit Discipline

 Parenting Toolkit

Kidsrunfree

Kids Run Free is a charity organised event which is managed by volunteers. They are always looking for children to come and take part, for free, and have a fun running race relative to their age, and for their parents to offer their support and volunteer to help every now and then. Check out their website for local events.

   Barnados regularly producing material for helping families. They are running a series       of groups around the Solihull area in Spring 2020.