Information for Parents & Carers

Parents Notice Board

PFA Family Disco
Friday 23rd June 2023 - 6-8 p.m.

Our Family disco will be held on Friday 23rd June.

Tickets are available and are £1.50 per person - please buy your tickets from reception in advance.

Refreshments will be available.  This event will be CASH only.

For full details, please click  HERE


Meeting for New Parents & Carers

Tuesday 4th July 2023 9.45 a.m. - Thriftwood School

The meeting on Tuesday 4th July is an opportunity to meet with key staff, find out in detail how the school works and how we can work together to support your child.  This meeting is for parents only.

The meeting should last approximately an hour.

Family Picnic & Summer Fete
Wednesday 12th July 2023

12.15-2.30 p.m.

More details to follow.


POET - Personal Evaluation Outcome Tool

HAVE YOUR SAY...Share your experiences of SEN and EHCP support and help improve services in Essex.

• Do you receive Special Educational Needs (SEN) support for a special educational need or disability?

• Do you have an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP)?

• Are you a parent, carer or practitioner with children or  young people who have   an EHCP or SEN support?

If the answer is YES, we’d love to hear your thoughts through the POET survey!  It takes just ten minutes to complete.

Click below to see the poster

POET Poster

and click HERE to visit the site

Essex Family Forum

We are a group of parents and carers of children and young people with disabilities and additional needs aged 0-25 who are passionate about empowering parents and influencing the decisions that affect our families. For more details, including membership (which is FREE), please click below for the flyer.

Essex Family Forum Flyer

Would you like to have your say?...

Action for Children are inviting Essex children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities to take part in ‘Have your Say’ a survey where they can answer one, two or three questions about their experiences and leave a review via a ‘smiley face score’ from 1 to 4, or a written comment to tell us about a club or activity.   

Click HERE for the link to the survey.

Giving Machine

It’s so easy to generate free cash donations for us just by shopping online via TheGivingMachine. Please click below for the flyer.

Giving Machine Flyer

Please see attached flyer about the ENRICH Project with guest speaker Javed Moore

ENRICH Project with guest Speaker Javed Moore


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