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PSA & Attendance

If you do keep your child at home, it's important to phone the school on the first day of absence and subsequent day.

To report an absence please call 01208 72526 and press option 1 or email stpetrocs.attendance@celticcross.education.

Please do not dojo classteachers. Mrs Kay is our attendance officer and can be contacted about attendance matters.


Childcare offers for parents

Over a million families in the UK are entitled to support with the costs of childcare from the government, but many don’t realise that they’re eligible. By utilising the different offers, parents and carers with children aged 0–16 could get financial support worth thousands of pounds.

Along with the usual types of childcare (e.g. childminders and nurseries) the support packages can be used across many different types of providers, such as:

  • Holiday activity clubs
  • School wraparound care
  • Extracurricular clubs such and sports, drama, and music tuition
  • Religious settings, i.e. Jewish yeshivas and chedarim, Muslim madrassahs and Christian Sunday schools

Schools can help by directing parents and carers the Childcare Choices website, where they can check that they’re not missing out on the support they could be entitled to.

Broader help with the cost of living

There is more information on the government’s dedicated website, where you can find out about the broader cost of living support available.





Meet our Parent Support Advisors
My name is Mrs Sheila Jackson; I am a Parent Support Advisor for St Petroc’s C of E Primary School. I have worked in primary schools for over 11 years. I have a NVQ 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in schools and I also have a Diploma in Trauma Informed and Mental Health in Schools (Practitioner Status).

One of the roles of a Parent Support Advisor is to work closely with children and families who may be experiencing difficulties, this could be as simple as a misunderstanding with friends or it could be a more complex issue such as bereavement or a change in family circumstance. It may be that the support is needed for a short while or it could be a longer process. I believe the emotional welfare of our pupils is of the greatest importance. As a dedicated Parent Support Advisor, I take time and care that's needed to be sensitive and compassionate towards parents and children ensuring the best outcome for families.

Call me on 01208 72526 option 3

Email: sheila.jackson@celticcross.education