New telephone helpline for parents and carers

April 24, 2020

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

New telephone helpline for parents and carers

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

April 24, 2020, 10:34 am

New telephone helpline for parents and carers

We are delighted to tell you about a new telephone helpline that has been launched, to support parents and carers who have concerns or queries about educating their children at home. StarLine is now live and can provide free, confidential advice six days a week.  They can be contacted on 0330 313 9162.  The website also has lots of helpful information, and will be broadcasting a weekly programme on YouTube, where a a guest presenter will share practical ideas for home learning – https://www.starline.org.uk/

You can also follow StarLine on Twitter @StarLineSupport 

StarLine can help parents and carers in the following ways:

  • Provide access to a team of qualified teachers, education and parenting experts.
  • By focussing on providing practical ideas, support and reassurance.
  • Offer tips, techniques and resources to enable parents to give their children the support they need to continue learning while schools are closed.
  • Support family wellbeing and mental health.
  • By covering all phases of education and subjects plus behaviour, pupil wellbeing and SEND.

The Blyth Academy is a member of the Northern Education Trust.
We constantly focus on standards as we understand outcomes are paramount. Our decision making is driven entirely by what is best for children. By doing this we enhance the life chances of the children and young people in our care.