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Family Hub

Family Hub

Welcome to the Family Hub section of our website, last updated in February 2019.  Please see below for an overview of the sessions that we have scheduled; the full timetable is also available as a document to download on this page.

Please contact our Family Liaison Officer, Wendy Zadigue on familyhub.portway@leadinglearningtrust.org to find out more.

This part of the website is being developed as a Family Hub - an area which the Portway community, which includes parents and carers, can access in order to find information, advice and support across a wide number of areas.  An overview of what is on offer throughout the remainder of the spring term, as well as during the summer term, is below:

Family Gardening & Cooking Club

Do you love Gardening, Cooking or even Both?

Why not join our Family Gardening & Cooking club, which will running every 
Thursday 3:15pm – 5pm,
starting from Thursday 28th February 2019.

 

 

FEMALE ONLY Yoga Classes
Yoga classes will run every Wednesday morning from 
9:30am– 11am
(February 27th, March 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th & April 6th)
 Friends and family are welcome; these sessions are FREE.

 

Triple P Group

 For families of children aged 18 months – 12 years


- What is positive parenting
- Why children behave as they do
- Goal setting
- Keeping track & creating behaviour diaries 
- Helping children develop 
- Teaching new skills and behaviour 
- Managing challenging behaviours
- Planning ahead

This is a 6 week programme running every Thursday between 12:45pm  - 2:45pm
First session commences 

Thursday 28th February 2019 
12:45pm – 2:45pm
 

 

FEMALE ONLY 
FREE Funky Aerobics Tester Session

Thursday 7th March 2019
9:30am – 10:30am

 Come and join us for a FREE Funky Aerobics session lead by a qualified female instructor.  Family and friends are welcome to join participating Portway parents.  All equipment is provided.

 

Supporting our children at home

 

Supporting Portway families is a crucial part of how we support our children's learning both in the classroom and at home.  The following documents are available to help parents support their child's learning:

1) Parental Engagement Policy: children have the best chance of success when home and school work together.  Our Parental Engagement Policy describes our approach in this area.

2) Supporting your child’s attendance: without good attendance, children cannot make progress at school.  Parental engagement (see our Parental Engagement Policy, also available on this page) is vital to ensure attendance – please have a look at this information, and speak to our Family Support Worker, Louise Wilson, for any additional advice and support.

3) Supporting literacy and maths at home: this section contains information re supporting your child's reading at home, which promotes the development of strong literacy skills.  Guidance and advice re easy ways to help parents bring maths into everyday life are also available.

Information regarding what we teach, and how we teach it, are available on the curriculum and early years curriculum pages of the website; more detailed termly Curriculum Maps are available on the relevant Year Group pages Parents will be notified of any updates via the News page of the website. 

As always, please come and see us at school should you have any specific queries or concerns.  Should you wish to obtain hard copies of any of the information hosted here, most of which has already been sent home with children, please contact the school office, where staff will be happy to help.

For any general enquiries, please use the ‘contact us’ section of the website.

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