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Parents’ Page

Parents’ Support Group

For parents/carers of children to discuss any concerns about their child. Please call 01642 819157

Please see below a list resources for Family Support in the Middlesbrough area.

Website ResourceView
Family Information ServicesView
Daisy ChainView
Children with Disabilities Team WebsiteView

Middlesbrough’s Local Offer

https://www.middlesbrough.gov.uk › childrens-social-care › local-offer

Parent View

Parent View is a government website which gives you the opportunity to give your opinions and provide feedback on Holmwood School. Please click the logo to be directed to the Parent View page.

Parent Support Advisor

PSA Denise Mooney is available for advice on behaviour, housing, welfare rights and health.  Denise can be contacted at school tel: 01642 819157

All parents are welcome to attend and discuss any concerns you may have about your child, in a warm, friendly, supportive environment.

Charging and Remissions

There will be no cost to parents for any of the activities at Holmwood School. There are no exceptions to this rule.

Parents are expected to pay for their child’s school uniform. There are no circumstances where Holmwood School would make an exception to this expectation.

Children who choose to have a school dinner and are not entitled to free school meals with be charged. There are no circumstances where Holmwood School would make an exception to this expectation.


Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

It is vitally important that no one displaying symptoms of Covid attends school or nursery.

If your child or anyone in your household is showing the symptoms of Covid, all members of the household need to isolate immediately and the person with symptoms should have a Covid test.

The symptoms of Covid are:

All members of the household must also isolate until the result of the test is back. Please alert your child’s school if you have taken them for a test (and only access a COVID test for individuals if they develop symptoms).

Isolation means you should stay at home. Do not go to work, go out shopping or take your children to school or nursery. You will need to make arrangements for family or friends to help out. You should not socialise or have any visitors to your home.

If the test of the person with symptoms is negative, then no-one needs to isolate.

If the test of the person with symptoms is positive then the person who has tested positive for Covid must isolate for 10 days and everyone else in the house must isolate for 14 days.  Parents/carers should make schools/educational settings and workplaces aware of any positive test.  

Testing is available locally. Anyone with any of the coronavirus symptoms is advised to book a test online www.nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test or by calling 119.

For further information about Covid, please call 111 or go to www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Home to School transport

If your child is going to be absent from school for any reason, including Covid-19 symptoms, and they receive designated Home to School transport from the Council please contact the transport team as soon as possible. They will ask the transport provider not to attempt to pick up your child. To resume transport, contact the team and they can resume arrangements for the next school day.

Tel:  01642 353447