Introduction

Rowdeford School is a lovely place to work, and we have a team of committed staff who work hard to ensure the best outcomes for all of our pupils.

As well as classroom based teaching staff and teaching assistants, we also employ staff in a numbr of other roles including residential care staff, administration, catering, site staff (including a gardener, handymen and cleaners) and laundry assistants. When you visit Rowdeford, take a few moments to look at the picture board which is hanging up in the main entrance, and see how many faces you recognise. You might be surprised!

Parent Support Advisor

Since September 2015 Tina Cole, the schools Head of Student Welfare and Safeguarding will take on some aspects of the PSA role.  This will involve responding to requests from families for support, discussing individual concerns and signposting to possible resources and help.  Tina will also liaise with parents, carers, teaching staff and other agencies about any joint work undertaken. Tina will be assisted in this role by her Deputy Head of Student Welfare and Safeguarding, Linda Cook. 

This service will be available from 9.30am – 3.00pm, Monday to Friday during term time and the contact telephone number is 07739 502323.  If it is not possible to take the call, messages can be left and will be responded to within 24 hours.

Here are some organisations that offer local support for families of pupils at Rowdeford School;

Wiltshire Parent Carer Council:

Run for parents and carers by parents and carers.

Helpline 01225 764647 open 10.am to 5.pm Mon to Fri

www.wiltshireparentcarercouncil.co.uk

National Autistic Society:

This is the leading UK charity for people with autism including Aspergers syndrome and their families. They provide information, support and pioneering services.

The local number is Bristol 01179748400

www.autism.org

Young Minds Parents Helpline:   0808 802 5544

Offer free, confidential online and telephone support, including information and advice, to any adult worried about the emotional problems, behavior or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25.