Bourn Church of England Primary Academy

 Support for Parents

At Bourn, we understand that there may be issues that arise within family settings that require additional help and support. If you or your child are experiencing any problems, we would encourage you to contact your child’s teacher(s) so we can support you, and them, through any difficulties.

Below are some suggested websites that you may find useful to help support you and your children.

Financial Support


Benefits Calculators

Debt Advice Services

Citizens Advice – Debt & Money

Mental Health & Well Being

NSPCC Guidance on Children’s Mental Health

Dragonfly Impact Education, Booklet on Anxiety

NHS – Every Mind Matters

Keep Your Head

Family Support


NSPCC Guidance about Domestic Abuse

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Safeguarding Organisation

Women’s Aid

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence PartnershipCambridge City Council

Cambridge and District Citizens Advice Bureau

Early Intervention Family Worker Support

Bereavement Support 

Stars Childhood Bereavement Support

KeepYour Head - Bereavement

Cruse Bereavement


Cambridge City Council - Housing

Internet Safety

Think U Know

Childnet - Parent/Carer guidance

Know It All - Parent Safety Guide

Support for Parents of Children with Special Educational Needs



National Autistic Society – Cambridge Branch

CALM Resources Pack

ADHD Support

Telephone Helplines

Below are telephone numbers for helplines that you may find helpful to support you and your children.

Childline: 0800 11 11 (for children)

NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (for adults, if you are worried about a child)

Citizens Advice: 01223 2226660

Cambridgeshire County Council: 0345 045 5200


contact us

We hope that these resources are helpful but we know that this list is not exhaustive and that life can often be challenging and unpredictable. Please do contact us if you or your child(ren) are experiencing any problems so that we are able to help and support you and your family.