"Everyone is valued and takes responsibility for the
challenging learning that takes place"

Family Support Worker

I would like to introduce myself as your Family Support Worker, Angie Doxford. I have been employed with Flax Hill and Lark Hall Schools since September 2014, and will be based at both sites. I am here to offer support and advice to our children and their families, and here are some examples of how I can be of assistance:

  • helping our children and their parents/carers to overcome barriers to learning
  • helping and supporting our parents/carers to engage in their child’s learning
  • helping parents/carers to become involved with, and have a voice in the life of the school as well as offering support when your child joins primary or secondary school
  • helping to improve your child’s school attendance and behaviour
  • supporting parents/carers with skills and techniques to gain confidence to parent positively
  • signposting to other agencies for any financial support (having access to funding and food-bank vouchers) etc., counselling services i.e. bereavement etc., Sure Start/positive activities in the locality, employment/training (including support around benefits and completing necessary forms, housing support (housing applications, home conditions) etc.

Please do not hesitate to contact me on the main school telephone numbers, or ask to speak to me via the school office.