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Parent Handbook

The ‘Parent Handbook’ is an addition to the information we provide about Downend School and we hope you find it useful. Click to download

Attendance & Punctuality FAQs

Download here

The Marriage Course

A seven week course for any married or cohabiting couple – more information is available here

Family Lives

Family Lives is a national charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life. We’re here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week through our free Parentline.

Phoneline: 0808 800 2222 (free)

Website: http://familylives.org.uk/

Supportive Parents

Supportive Parents is a parent-led organisation providing the Parent Partnership Service for Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. This service is confidential and provides independent parental support to parents of children with special educational needs.

Website: www.supportiveparents.org.uk

BBC Parents

Advice about choosing a school, understanding your responsibilities and the national curriculum, and help with identifying SENs (special educational needs).

Website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/parents/school_education/