Olton Primary School

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Here to Help!

January 7, 2021


Dear Parents and Carers,

Happy New Year! I hope you have had a restful break and you and your children are settling into home learning.


Ms Glover and I wanted to remind you that you are not alone. We are all in this together, albeit at a distance, but we are still here. Please do contact us at school if you or your children are struggling at all. We can call you weekly to check-in, refer you to outside agencies for things like clothing or food parcels, make referrals to organisations like Young Carers, Women’s Aid, and bereavement charities, the list goes on, please just know that we are here.


I have attached the latest newsletter from the Solihull Parenting Team, which has some great links at the bottom.

Tweet 28 – Support in Challenging Times (PDF)


Remember you are doing your best and make sure to take some time to care for yourself. I find mindfulness, box breathing, and fresh air all good for the soul.


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Kind regards

J Watkins

Family Support Worker

Olton Primary School