Building resilience
and mental wellbeing for children and young people

Parent Carer Series 2 - Education

In this series we are focusing on themes and topics related to Education. Developed in collaboration with colleagues from across Together for Families, Community Sector and our Education Team, this new series of 21 sessions covers a wide range of important topics including:

  • Admissions
  • PSHE (Personal, Social, Health and Economic education)
  • Emotionally Based School Avoidance
  • Safeguarding
  • SEND
  • And much more!

Each session is designed to:

  • Provide valuable resources, strategies, and guidance from local experts.
  • Boost your knowledge and confidence in managing your child’s education.

We are committed to supporting parents and carers throughout the journey of raising a child. Our sessions aim to empower parents and carers with the tools and information they need to navigate the complexities of the education system and enhance their child’s wellbeing and success.

Launching on Monday 1st July 2024, the whole series will be delivered using our Together for Families Facebook page for a period of five weeks in the lead up to summer. 

We are 2 weeks in!  Please see below the sessions that have been delivered thus far, with 3 more weeks of workshops to come!

Link to Videos and Resources

Workshop 1 - An Introduction to Education

Cornwall Council Schools and Education Webpage

Workshop 2 - Early Years Education

Childcare and The Early Years in Cornwall Presentation

Family Information Service Cornwall

Parent Carers Cornwall (Neurodiversity Hub)

Workshop 3 - Phonics, Literacy and Reading

Pre-Reading Skills Presentation.

Libraries - Cornwall Council

Your local library - Cornwall Council

Summer Reading Challenge

Workshop 4 - School Admissions

Applying for a School Place Presentation

Workshop 5 - PHSE

PSHE and RSE Presentation

Personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education - GOV.UK (

Brook Learn: Cornwall PSHE Education | Brook Learn

Relationships and sex education (RSE) and health education - GOV.UK (

Workshop 6 - Friends and Relationships

Presentation: Making friends and supporting healthy relationships

Supporting your child during difficult times: A practical guide for parents and carers

Kooth’s guide to managing back to school or college anxiety

FAQ guide to Kooth for parents and carers

Workshop 7 - Attendance

Presentation: Attendance

Working together to improve school attendance

School Resource

Education Welfare Service - Cornwall Council

Workshop 8 - Elective Home Education and Alternative Provision

Presentation TPTT and Alternative Provision

Part-time Timetables - Cornwall Council

Working together to improve school attendance (applies from 19 August 2024) (

Alternative provision - GOV.UK (

Arranging education for children who cannot attend school because of health needs (

Workshop 9 - Inclusion

Workshop 10 - Transition

Workshop 11 - Tests, SATs and Exams

Workshop 12 - Phonics



Page last updated: 22 July 2024

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