**IMPORTANT FREE SCHOOL MEALS UPDATE** This afternoon, Manchester City Council have announced that families of pupils eligible for Free School Meals will be entitled to £15 per eligible child to cover the costs of lunch over the half-term period. Read more

Family Support

CURRENT COVID19 Support 

Dear Parents

If you require support during this ongoing Pandemic, please do not hesitate to call the school office. Mrs Walsh (Family Support Worker)

and Mrs Teer (Safeguarding Lead) are available via email should you require any advice or support also. Please email on the following.

jwalsh@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk 

jteer@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk

Should you require a food bank parcel please call the office where a member of staff will be able to issue you with a voucher. Please note at this present time the food bank is based at Union Chapel Fallowfield only on a Tuesday and Friday 12-2pm. You cannot receive a food parcel unless you have been issued with the voucher before hand, only one voucher per family per week. 

Paula O'Reily at Community Minded based at the Children's Centre is also available to offer support where required during an emergency. Please contact her on 0161 434 1555 other than that please speak with your health visitor who will also be based at the centre. 

Please keep checking the red banner at the top of the home screen and blog for the latest school updates. 

Please take care and do not hesitate to call or email should you require support.

Julie Walsh

Family Support Worker 

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require support on any of the following: 

  • Housing advice
  • Benefit Support
  • Sleep Routines
  • Behaviour Support
  • Health Issues
  • Letters of support
  • High School information
  • Local area information

Mrs Walsh is also available to support parents who may need support for the whole family, she is available to offer an EHA if required, this a voluntary service where parents take the lead in what support services are required, she will link up with other professionals to get you the support needed at that time e.g.: housing connect, sure start, health services.

Please take a look at all the downloads that may be of interest to you. If you have any other suggestions or useful information you would like to share please let us know.

We hold a monthly parent meet in school so that we can gather ideas for the school regarding fundraising, parent engagement and sharing experiences and knowledge that will support our school. These run on the first Monday of each month in the staff room, younger children are welcome.

We also have a number of parent volunteers in school who help out with reading, trips etc... If you are interested, please let us know.

 

"Pupils achieve well because all staff have high aspirations for pupils to succeed."