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Scsn coordinator project flyer

  1. 1. SCSN is an independent social enterpriseOur coordinators that works in collaboration with the MOD and Military welfare organisations to supportHelen Brettell is our Educational and Welfare professionals andHalton cluster coordinator Members of the Military in their roles inand Emma Cheedy is our supporting Service Children and their families.High Wycombe clustercoordinator.Both coordinators have a background in earlyyears and primary education and are also RAF Follow uswives. They work within local schools to directly @JoyONeillSCSN Service Childrensupport Service children and ease the potential Search:impacts of mobility and parental deployment.Additionally they liaise with the Service Service Children Support Network Support NetworkCommunity and local multi-agency professionals. Or visit us at:If you are moving into the county and you www.servicechildrensupportnetwork.comwould like some support from Emma orHelen please get in touch. Emma Cheedy echeedy@bucksgfl.org.uk Helen Brettell hbrettell@bucksgfl.org.uk Sharing best practice to support Service Children
  2. 2. Our Service Children support project The current project In 2011 and in responsebegan in 2009 with Caroline Allen at to Service parents whoseHalton School in Buckinghamshire. children were in other schools in the county we designedThe project has now expanded to cover a cluster ofprimary and secondary schools around RAF Halton our peripatetic Serviceand RAF High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire with the Children Support project.aid of our peripatetic support coordinators Emma The History This project has been modelled on the very successful of the projectCheedy and Helen Brettell. The project is set toexpand into more schools in Buckinghamshire in 2013. Halton School project. At present we have two Service Children Support Coordinators based in and around with Halton School is a sma ll Primary RAF Halton and RAF High Wycombe. To date these ldren approximately 75% Service chi posts have been funded by the MOD £3M Service to the on roll. In 2008, and in response Children’s fund and due to high levels of interest sition concerns about the impacts of tran from families and schools we hope to extend the ed by and high-mobility that had been rais project further in 2013. The project is supported by arch parents and staff a small scale rese Buckinghamshire Local Authority. project was carried out. Parents asked for the a ‘support worker’ who understood military life and also the education system. ren ‘Someone who could help their child as they moved into and out of the school (O’Neill, and when parents were deployed’ y Pilot 2008). As a result, the Halton Mobilit ing was Project took shape and in 2009 fund ‘Mobility/ secured for the establishment of a k Family Support Co-ordinator’ to wor specifically with Service children and their families at Halton School. cessful to date The project has been very suc reporting that with both pupils and parents ‘positive and their experiences have been an ‘Outstanding’ caring’. The project was given 1. assessment by Ofsted in 201

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