Most of you will have met our Family Workers at one time or another, either at school events or on a one to one basis. We are here to offer support and assistance to our families at Whitefield.
Should you have anything you would like to discuss, whether it be starting school, toilet training, housing problems, benefits or if you need help completing forms, then please come and see us.
Our office is located within the main school building. If you would like to speak with one of us, either contact the main school office by phone 596108 or in person. Alternatively, you can contact us directly on 599314.
Our door is always open and you are welcome at any time!
We will be running various sessions in The Family Room this term - Watch this space for more information.
** NOTICE **
With Summer upon us, please ensure your child has a sunhat and sun cream, appropriate to the weather conditions.
Should you not be in a position to purchase these items when needed, please come and see your Family Workers who may be able to assist you. As a school, we are very lucky to work closely with 'Level Trust' a local charity who provide us with resources to assist families with the purchase of shoes, coats and uniform for school-age children.
Whitefield Explorers will be on every Tuesday 9am - 10.15am and every Wednesday 2.00pm - 3.15pm for under 5's
Come along and join your child in making new friends, discovering new things and exploring their senses.
Mums, Dads, Grandparents, Childminders & Carers welcome
We look forward to seeing you!
Free School Meals
If you feel your family may be entitled to free school meals but are unsure how to apply, come and see our Family Workers who will be happy to help you.
Applications can be made online. However, if you do not have access to a computer at home we can arrange an appointment with the Family Workers to give you access to a school computer.
Please come prepared with your National Insurance number and a note of any benefits you may be receiving.
Is your child bored of the same packed lunch every day? Are you running out of fresh ideas?
Click here for lunchbox ideas!
Adult Education and Career AdviceWould you like to extend your skills/qualifications, begin a new career or fancy a new hobby? Click here to find out more!
Health and Fitness
Click on the links below for Sports/Leisure information in and around Luton and links regarding health matters.
Luton Borough Council Information
Here are various links that may be useful to you, including Housing & Benefits.
Benefits - Information about current benefits and the welfare reform
Parenting and Behaviour
Luton Information Service -Luton Family Information Service (FIS) provides information, advice and guidance on a variety of services, helplines and websites that are useful to parents, carers, children and young people under the age of 20, and professionals who work with them.
Family Lives - A website for parents and families formerly known as Parentline Plus.
Greenhouse Mentoring - GreenHouse provides trained volunteer mentors to help children reach their potential.
Home-Start - Support and friendship for families
Relate - Useful information regarding relationships, families and counselling.
Other Useful Links
Flying Start - Flying Start will make a positive and systematic change to the lives and life chances of babies and young children from pregnancy to five years of age in Luton for future generations.
Level Trust - Level Trust exists to remove the barriers that poverty brings to a child's education in Luton. We work in partnership with schools and families to ensure that every child has what they need to do their very best at school.
Words for Life - This new website Words for Life gives you an idea of what communication milestones your baby and child might reach as they grow. There are ideas for fun activities you can do together to help your children develop their skills.