Parent Information Contact

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Hello. My name is Chris Nash. I have been a class teacher at Grovelands School for more than ten years. Currently I work with children in year one and year two. I also have the role of being a PIC - Parent Information Contact.

What is a Parent Information Contact?

parent-information-contactParent Information Contacts (PICs) help families get information about local services and sources of help.

It is my job to share information that can help you. I am readily available as a point of contact for parents and carers who are looking for advice. Do you have questions, concerns or worries about your child, their education, school life, childcare, after school clubs or how to support your family? If you do then I'm the person to ask. I can help you find answers to your questions. I am here for you to talk to.

You can contact me by email at chris@grovelands.e-sussex.sch.uk or by phone on 01323 840062.

Date News Resources
07/06/2017Are you a parent of a young person in KS3/KS4 with ASD/Social Communication Difficulties? Join us for an informal information sharing session and gain advice and understanding of the challenges in raising an older child with ASD.
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01/03/2017How to put on privacy settings

Below is a good link  video to show how to put on privacy settings.

Please use the timings below to skip to a section relevant to what you need:

0:05 - Facebook privacy 0:54 - Twitter privacy 1:21 - Instagram privacy 1:43 - Parental controls via Windows 2:37 - Parental controls via Apple Please note: all of the above information was correct as of July 2016. As technology evolves this may differ.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFKGxfEJJl0#t=87

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    14/12/201630 hours of free childcare
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