Family Support

I am available at either the beginning or the end of the school day, Monday and Tuesday, also the beginning of the day on Wednesday.
If you would like to contact me, please come to the main school office
Hi, my name is Imrana and I am the Family Support Worker at Bannerman Road Community Academy and Children's Centre.
My main duties are:
  • Working in partnership with parents to organise school events (Eid parties, Christmas fayre)

  • Requests for early help

  • Liaising with Social Services, First Response and other external agencies relating to Safeguarding issues.

  • To support parents/carers on a 1:1 basis

  • Attending appointments as an advocate with outside professionals, educational support visits GP's & Paediatrician's.

  • Attendance support, improving punctuality and attendance. Liaising with our Educational Welfare Department regarding Penalty Notices.

  • Arrange events such as PCSO and health service visits, to parents coffee mornings.

  • Help with phone calls/meeting/forms to outside agencies for benefits support and advice, sign posting to external agencies and wide support.

  • Work closely with class teachers and support staff

  • Support parents with transition from primary to secondary school.

  • Manage Breakfast club and after school club.

  • Ensure families who are entitled to FSM are accessing them