Family Support Team
We are the school Family Workers Miss Khan and Mrs Zaidi, between the two of us we have 23 years of experience of supporting families. Our aim is to empower families and give them tools for a better outcome for their future. At Icknield every Family Matters, by working together we can make a positive difference.
What We Do
- Organise a variety of sessions including Stay and play and Keep Fit and much more….
- Work with outside agencies to support the families
- Work closely with Adult Community Learning to offer Family Literacy and Numeracy Courses
- Run a 8 week Parenting Course
- Work very closely with the charity Level Trust who run a Uniform Exchange shop in Luton and offer other means of support when needed
- Support individual families with issues around housing, employment and benefit advice.
- Help with CV writing and employment advice.
- Offer support to families who are EAL and new to the country
- Help with filling in forms
- Home visits
- Provide food parcels and toys for children who are in need of extra support
- Offer advice and support around homework and children’s learning
- Arrange School Nurse workshops once a term where parents can seek advice around healthy eating, behaviour and other health issues.
- Arrange affordable family day trips to the Seaside.
We are available to be contacted on the School number 01582 534000 EXT 3 or you are welcome to pop in and see us .We would love to see you at our sessions.