Home School Support

Home School Support Practitioners

Our Home School Support Practitioners are Jaime McDonald and Helena Loizou. They work to support children and their families to get the most from the educational opportunities on offer.

Jaime McDonald
Home School Support Practitioner
Email: mcdonaldj@thecumberland.org.uk

Helena Loizou
Home School Support Practitioner
Emailloizouh@thecumberland.org.uk

Our role involves:

  • Ensuring your child attends school
  • Acting as a link between home and school
  • Listening to you; advocating
  • Offering practical suggestions and advice
  • Going to meetings with you
  • Promoting regular attendance
  • Facilitating a parent drop in

We can help with information and advice on:

  • Fitting in at school
  • Housing and money worries
  • Sign posting to relevant agencies
  • Benefits and support
  • Entitlement to free school meals
    (Click here for more information School Meals)
  • Supporting your child’s learning
  • Getting to school on time
  • Health issues and family support
  • Behaviour in school
  • Courses, training and volunteering
  • Bereavement