Oakhill Primary Academy

  • Doncaster Rd, Ardsley, Barnsley, S71 5ag
  • 01226 284493

Parents  »  Parental Involvement

The views of parents/carers are sought, both formally and informally throughout the year.  Senior staff are available to discuss concerns that parents and carers may have about their child’s development, including matters of a confidential nature.  Mrs Stevenson works closely with a range of professionals, including the School Nursing Service and is able to signpost parents to fellow professionals who are able to support family members.

Prior to your child entering the Foundation Stage  you will be invited to take part in our Home to School events for parents/carers, nannans and granddads  and of course, your child.  We hold a range of events including:-
  • Coffee mornings
  • Meeting the Team Presentation
  • Home visits
  • Attending a Celebration Assembly
  • An introduction to Webster Stratton Parenting Programme
  • Tours of the school

Prior to your child starting in school you will receive a home visit from members of the Foundation Stage Team.  This could be the FS practitioner, the PSA (Parent Support Advisor) and a teaching assistant or nursery nurse.  This will enable staff to discuss with you any particular concerns that you may have and will make the transition from home to school as positive as possible for your child.