Parents and families are just as important as the children and staff in our school community. We value the input of all parents and strive to support you and your family. To find out how you can get involved in our school or how we can support your family, see below:

Jackie Penning is the Family Support Worker for Woodlands Infant & Nursery School. Jackie is here to support parents and children by providing a confidential and supportive service which may include information, advice, advocacy, 1:1 sessions, home visits, events and courses.

If you are a parent or carer of a child that attends Woodlands then Jackie is here for you and you are more than welcome to come to see her in the family room or leave a message with reception for Jackie to contact you (see contact details below).

How to contact Jackie

Please feel free to make an appointment to see Jackie, either by email (CLICK HERE), telephoning the school on 01522 683557 or calling in at the main office. You can also find Jackie on the playground some mornings.

Some areas Mrs Penning can support you with are:

Routines
Anxiety
Bereavement/loss
Separation/divorce

Friendships
Anger management
Personal hygiene
Transition/coping with changes

Homework
Low self-esteem
Coming in to school
Puberty

Health concerns eg diet, sleep, bed ,wetting, soiling, hearing, vision.