Events for Parents / Carers

"He's made definite progress with confidence, attitude to learning, ability to deal with difficult social and interpersonal situations, fine motor skills, grammar, literacy and numeracy. A big thank you to all the staff."

Parent, March 2016

"Can't thank you enough. He can now talk about his feelings, he looks forward to school, and is disappointed when it's not a school day. It's been absolutely brilliant. Thank you so, so much."          

Parent, July 2015

Parent / Carer Events for 2017/18

In the last Academic Year we ran a series of free events for the Parents / Carers / family of Cressey students, and for the Parents / Carers of potential students. The programme of events we ran is below. 

This Year's events have not yet been announced, but we will confirm the details soon. We hope you will come along either to listen, or to join in the discussion, or to meet other Parents Carers. Coffee and biscuits will be provided. All events will be held at Coombe Cliff, Coombe Rd, Croydon, CR0 5SP.

If you’re interested in attending then please text or call Maria White on 07572 809296, or email her at m.white@cresseycollege.co.uk

Autumn Term 2016

Keeping your child safe Online. A session looking at the risks that your children face from social media and the Internet, and how Parents/ Carers can work together with school staff to minimise the risks. Speaker: Mike Smith, Croydon’s Safeguarding Officer

Wed 28 September 2016

1000-1200

New Parents gathering - Introduction to Cressey

A coffee morning to discuss Cressey’s approach, and how staff and parents can work together to maximize the benefits to the students

 

Wed 19 October 2016

1000-1200

Understand Autism

An ASD introduction for parents / carers with a child who has a diagnosis of ASD, or who are currently exploring the possibility.

Wed 16 November 2016

1000-1200

Cressey’s Nurturing Approach

A briefing to explore what Cressey’s nurturing approach means, why we do it, how we do it, and the benefits it brings to our students.

Wed 07 December 2016

1000-1200

Spring Term 2017

Keeping your Child safe. A relaxed session to explore the threats that children face in today’s world, the stress they can experience, the signs that Parents / Carers should watch for, and where to get advice. 

Wed 25 January 2017

1000-1200

Understanding ADHD

An ADHD introduction for parents / carers with a child who has a diagnosis of ADHD, or who are currently exploring the possibility.

Wed 22 February 2017

1000-1200

Coffee Morning!

Do join us for coffee, and for the chance to meet and chat both to other parents, and to Adrienne. There's no agenda - just a chance for a relaxed chat!

Wed 22 March 2017

1000-1200

Summer Term 2017

Mental Health and wellbeing

An event to develop awareness of the importance of supporting your child’s emotional health and emotional self-regulation.

Wed 26 April 2017

1000 - 1200

Functional Skills Qualifications for Parents

A briefing on the opportunity for Cressey Parents / Carers to achieve free Functional Skills Qualifications in Maths & English.

Wed 24 May 2017

1000 - 1200

Transition to Secondary School

A coffee morning to discuss what the Transition to Secondary school will to be like, both for the child and for the Parent.

Wed 14 June 2017

1000 - 1200

Looking after Yourselves!

A session about the need for Parents / Carers to look after yourselves as well as your children; and some thoughts on how you might approach it.

Wed 05 July 2017

1000 - 1200

 

"This is by far the most successful placement she's ever had. I never thought she'd settle like this, and here she is three years later, not just settled but actually thriving, achieving. She actually has real prospects now."                                                                                              

Virtual School in a  London Local Authority, June 2015

 

"Can't thank you enough. He can now talk about his feelings, he looks forward to school, and is disappointed when it's not a school day. It's been absolutely brilliant. Thank you so, so much."

Parent, July 2015