At Heybrook, we believe that supporting the families within our community is as important as ensuring our pupils are achieving the best they can. As part of this commitment we have trained members of staff who can support a family with an Early Help Assessment. Every family goes through challenging times at some point, and it is okay to ask for help. Early Help means working with you and your family so that small problems don’t become big problems, and help you be the very best family you can be.
It is your choice whether or not to have Early Help and you can stop at any point.
The only time the person you talked to has to share information without your consent is:
- if they think you or a child is at risk of harm.
- if they think that the information could help prevent or detect a serious crime.
Mrs Ahmad is our lead early help practitioner at Heybrook. If you feel you require some support with family life, please pop into school and speak to her. We are also able to signpost families to further support for a number of issues including parenting, drug and alcohol support and services that can support with mental health.
At school, we have a comprehensive Internal Help Offer to support children and families in a range of different ways. Where necessary, we also have a range of different external partners who we work with to provide specialist support for families and children in a wide range of areas.
If you would like to access support for your family then you can click the link to see what advice and support is available through Rochdale’s Early Help offer.