Blackwood Primary School

Ysgol Gynradd Coed Duon

"United we Empower, Nurture, Challenge"

"Wrth Uno mae'n Arfogi i Feithrin a Herioto"

Family Support / Cymorth i Deuluoedd

Many of you may have seen me at the school gate, and for those of you that haven’t I’d like to introduce myself. My name Mrs Jill Hiscott, and my role within the school is the Family Liaison Officer. I started my role in January 2022.

My role is to support parents and carers to ensure their children can learn positively and flourish during their time at Blackwood Primary School. I liaise with all school staff and always in the best intention of the children.

As part of the Safeguarding team, I work closely with outside agencies to support you and your child offering a confidential service to families at times when they may have changes in their lives or just need a bit of extra support.

I’m here to listen and care and having access to an extensive range of information, I am able to signpost parents to a variety of services which may help.

Attendance is such an important aspect of school life, at Blackwood Primary School we believe that every child deserves 100% attendance to engage in all the wonderful opportunities school has to offer. With this in mind I will be looking at raising the attendance levels within school, working in collaboration with Mrs Davies Head Teacher, Wellbeing lead Miss Jones and our new Education Welfare Officer, Mr Iestyn Penrose. I aim to be on the playground before school, my office hours are 8:15 am to 4:15pm, Monday to Friday. Should you need to discuss any matters you are welcome to come in and see me. If there are any problems to discussed, this includes problems outside of education, appointments can be made with me via the main office.

Finally, as a Mum myself I never forget how precious your children are and it is my aim to build strong relationships with you so every child is happy, thriving and fulfilling with potential at Blackwood Primary School.

 

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