Monday, 20 November 2017


14th Dec 2017

Meeting: 10am-12pm
Refreshments from: 9.30am

The Apex, Thriftwood School, Slades Lane, Galleywood, CM2 8RW

Look forward to welcoming you to the
Lets celebrate our success together!  Put the date in your diary NOW!

For further information please contact :
Claire Smith (

We have no creche, so ask that children are NOT brought to meetings

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

SPECTRUM Parent Support Group

SPECTRUM Parent Support Group

1st Nov 2017

Questions and Solutions

This month come along to share your questions, get some new strategies and knowledge to help you, your child and young people of all ages.

10am - 12pm (refreshments from 9.30am)Quaker Meeting House, 6 Church Street, COLCHESTER(near Mercury Theatre, Closest car park St Mary's)

Thursday, 12 October 2017


Carers of Anxious children

At Acorn Children’s Centre, Beridge Road, Halstead CO9 1JH

A support group for parents and carers of children showing signs of anxiety
Come and share your experiences and learn some new strategies
Facilitated by Paulette from F.A.S.T and
Carol - Home School Liaison worker from ECC Specialist Teacher and Preschool service
Phone 01787 374 246 for more info

Next meeting -     Tuesday  17th October    9.30am – 11am

Hope to see you there
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GKs Club

GKs Club
For families with Fostered,Adopted or SGO children

Come and join us for more fun

At Bulmer St Andrews Primary, Church Road CO10 7EH

****  New Dates  ****

October Half-Term
Monday 23rd October 10.30am – 2pm

Saturday 4th Nov       9.30am – 11.30am
Saturday 2nd Dec       9.30am – 11.30am

Funded by Essex Virtual Schools – Book your free places


Monday, 25 September 2017

FAST team drop in

The FAST team will be holding a drop-in session for any parents/carers on Friday 29th September from 10am until 12pm.

These sessions are for any parents/carers who would like some advice or support. So please feel free to come along and have a private and confidential conversation with a member of the FAST team.

Thursday, 14 September 2017


Apex Parent Support Group (based at Thriftwood School) will be closing as from December 2017.

Claire from Apex would like to thank you for your support.

Final upcoming meetings will take place on: 12th October, 9th November and 14th December.

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Understanding Children

Understanding Children
Acorn Children’s Centre,
Beridge Road, Halstead CO9 1JH

Monday 18th September 2017
For 7 weeks
(No session on 23rd Oct (Half Term), last session: 6th Nov)

Do you want to feel more in control when parenting?
Do you want to be able to support your child?
Is the 24/7 of parenting getting you down?

This course will provide information about how to build a better relationship with your child/ren,
speak to other parents –knowing that you are not alone,

and give you skills to feel more confident.

To book contact Melissa Williamson – 07921 397057

Or Paulette, Tina or Jane
from the FAST Team (01787 374246)