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Parent Support Advisor

The role of the Parent Support advisor

They can offer help and support to parents about any worries that may be causing concern for you or your child during their time at school. PSA's work in partnership with parents and the schools their children attend. They work closely with your child's school, they are not a member of the teaching staff. They can also provide confidential support, guidance and information about services in the local area.


They might be able to help you find the right advice, support or help.


Helping you to help your child


  • Perhaps you need help talking to your child’s teacher or school.

  • Maybe your child is behaving in a way you don't like or feel unable handle.

  • It could be that as a family you are experiencing difficulties.


How can I help you?


  • Provide a listening ear for your worries

  • Help you talk to your child's teacher or school

  • Offer guidance about behaviour problems

  • Give support and advice on starting school and moving on to secondary school

  • Gain access to information about other difficulties you may be having such as money worries, relationships, health and more

  • Family learning

  • Signpost you to other services