Provider Details

Contact Details

Provider
Tranistion Support Programme

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
From 0 To 16

Address Details

Street Number
30 Greatorex Street
Town
London
Postcode
E1 5NP

Description

Service Description

The Transition Support Programme is provided by Tower Hamlets Parent and Family Support Service. It provides independent and impartial advice to all service users.

We provide advice and information at key points of transition and support parents with applications for nursery and reception places, secondary transfer for Year 5 and Year 6, mid-term admissions as well as admission and exclusion appeals.

In addition we support families at times of change and difficulty, providing information and guidance on a range of issues including exclusion and bullying.

Additional Information

Additional Information

The Transition Support Programme is available to all parents and carers including:

• new arrivals into the borough
• parents and carers with learning difficulties/disabilities
• parents with English as an additional language
• families who find the admissions process difficult to navigate

Parents and carers can self-refer themselves to access 1-2-1 support. Professionals can also refer with the consent of parent/carer.

We will help parents and carers to:

• find out about schools that will best suit their child’s needs
• find out more about admission policies for different types of schools
• apply for a nursery/reception place at a primary school
• navigate the secondary admission process, e.g. offering assistance when completing application forms for both Tower Hamlets and out-of-borough schools
• help with online applications
• visit schools

We will:

• provide independent advice about schools in Tower Hamlets
• advise and support with In-year applications
• support and advise around the exclusion process
• support through the admission appeals process

Parents and carers can also visit the weekly drop-in session on Tuesdays from 9:30am-3:30pm at Parents Advice Centre (PAC), 30 Greatorex Street, London E1 5NP, term time only.

Costs

Cost
Free

Opening Times

Opening Times
MondayFrom 09:00To 17:00
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
FridayFrom 09:00To 17:00

Questions & Answers

Are The Premises Accessible For Wheelchair Users?
Yes
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Yes
Is There A Waiting List?
No

Further Information

Provider Type
Advice, Information and Support Services
Delivery Channels
In Person Telephone Schools
How to Contact
Email In Person Telephone
Eligibility Criteria
None
Referral Criteria
None (Self-referral) Via School Via Social Care Professional

Details last updated

Last Updated
14 August 2017