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Network 81 - education support group

We provide a wide range of services including :

  • A National Helpline (0845 077 4055) offering advice and support
  • Befrienders, who can support parents at meetings and through the assessment procedures. Befrienders are trained in the understanding of the Code of Practice and Education Law relating to it.
  • Termly Newletters keeping members up to date with changing legislation, news relating to special legislation and an events diary.
  • Publications including our Parents Guide - a user-friendly guide designed to help parents and those working with parents.
  • A range of free leaflets
  • Befriender Training Courses. Four training weekends are run each year and are designed for parents, voluntary organisations and professionals. Courses are free of charge.
  • Conferences - We hold a National Conference each Spring and assist our groups in planning local conferences and workshops.
  • Independent Parental Supporter Training - We are able to run training sessions as part of IPS training offered by Parent Partnership Services and Local education Authorities.
  • Advice on Administration relating to the 1996 Education Act and Code of Practice 2001 to be carried out in all schools.
  • Advice on communication with schools and Education Authorities.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Network 81
Contact Position
0845 077 4055
Network 81 website

Where to go

Boleyn Way
West Clacton
CO15 2NJ

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Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
Parents and Carers
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Address: 8  Boleyn Way  West Clacton  Essex

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