External support for parents

Who are the Parent Partnership Co-ordinators (PPCs) ?

The team of Parent Partnership Co-ordinators (PPCs) all have professional qualifications and are experienced in special educational needs.

They can:

  • Listen to your concerns and worries
  • Give you information about special educational needs
  • Offer home visits
  • Provide telephone advice
  • Support you in meetings
  • Go with you and your child to visit schools or enhanced provisions
  • Give you information abot the SEN Mediation Service
  • Provide information about the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (SENDIST)
  • Put you in touch with a Voluntary Organisation or Parent Support Group

Contact details:

If you would like to contact your local PPC please see below:

North: Northallerton & Richmondshire)

Jane Clark, Tel: 01609 536198

jane.clark@northyorks.gov.uk

For more information about the Parent Partnership Service please visit:

www.nyparentpartnership.co.uk

For general enquiries

Tel: 0845 0349469

Email: parentpartnership@northyorks.gov.uk

Or Contact Helen Forshaw

Senior Parent Partnership Co-ordinator on (01609) 534472

Helen.Forshaw@northyorks.gov.uk

The Parents Partnership Service is funded by North Yorkshire County Council in accordance with the SEN Code of Practice which can be found at: www.teachernet.gov.uk

NYSCB

 www.safeguardingchildren.co.uk 

NSPCC

www.nspcc.org.uk

CEOP

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents

Internet Matters

www.internetmatters.org

Parent Zone

www.theparentzone.co.uk/parent

Childnet

www.childnet.com/resources/know-it-all-for-parents

Parents Protect

www.parentsprotect.co.uk

www.direct.gov.uk/en/Parents/Schoolslearninganddevelopment/YourChildsWelfareAtSchool/index.htm