Parental support

Useful information and guidance about support services for parents, such as education welfare, special needs and financial assistance.

Accessing information about your child

To meet the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998, schools need to issue a Privacy Notice to pupils and / or parents and carers summarising the information held about pupils, why it is held, and the third parties to whom it may be passed on.


This information will help you to answer any questions you may have and to give you advice on who to speak to if you or someone you know is being bullied.

Children with medical needs

The Medical Needs Team are here to support you and your child while they are unable to go to school because of illness.

Early intervention support

Raising a family is the most important job that you can do. The rewards are great but it can be very challenging along the way. At some point, you may need some extra help. We’re here for you! Early Intervention Support Teams are here to help and support you no matter how big or small your problem.

Education welfare

The Education Welfare Service provides a channel of communication between home and school and between parents and the local authority. Includes information and guidance on attendance, bullying, exclusions, education at home, holidays in term time, entertainment licences, work permits and employment of children guidelines.

Family services directory

This directory provides access to information about a wide range of services for children and young people and their families living in Calderdale.

Local offer for children with special needs and disabilities

The central place to access all information about the services and support available to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

School complaint procedure

If you need to make a complaint about a school related issue it is important that you follow the correct procedure.

Virtual School (Children who are Looked After)

The Virtual School is a multi-disciplinary support service for Calderdale Children who are Looked After, schools and carers.


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Last Updated: 05/01/2016