Pastoral Support

Louise Charlton and Lisa Brace are Fair Furlong's Family Link Workers. They are here to link with families to support with any worries or issues parents/ carers or pupils may have.

Our Family Link workers can work with you on things like;

  • Support in encouraging positive behaviour
  • Target any worries you have
  • Support families who are experiencing/ concerned about others suffering from domestic abuse 
  • Link with the Inclusion Lead
  • Fill in forms
  • Help with friendships in school
  • Or when you feel like things just aren’t quite going the right way

Their door is always open. You can contact Louise Charlton or Lisa Brace via the Fair Furlong Primary School Facebook group, by calling 01173772181, sending a text 07784367562, or an email (‘for the attention of Family Link Worker’).





We have Facebook group – 'Fair Furlong Primary School'.  You can use the group to contact us as well as text, telephone and e-mail.   You are able to send us a message to the group – where it will not be publicly viewed.   You can use this as a means of telling us if your child/children are poorly, changing contact details or to confidentially contact our

Family Link team.

Advice and support please click on the headings for website link.

First Response – Are you a parent/carer who needs support with a difficult issue, from your child’s behaviour to a problem related to domestic violence? Are you a young person who needs to talk to someone about things that are worrying you?

Child Line – You can go here to play games, have a go at their activities, talk to someone about some of your problems you can't sort out yourself.

NSPCC - Keeping children safe from abuse. 

Bristol Wellbeing Therapies  - Bristol Wellbeing Therapies (BWT) is the gateway into Bristol's NHS funded primary care service.  BWT conduct all the assessments into this free and confidential service.  Therapies are provided by a range of different providers for adults of all ages.  The current wait for assessment is around a month.  They can be booked by calling 0117 9823209.  


Domestic Abuse

BAVA (Bristol Against Violence and Abuse) – Information on different forms of violence and abuse (e.g physical violence from a partner or relation, sexual abuse, female genital mutilation). There is also information on how to help others and how to raise awareness of violence and abuse.

Next link - Support service for women's mental health and for victims of domestic abuse, rape and sexual abuse 


Fitness and health

Alive 'N' Kicking - Children’s lifestyle weight management service 

Food- a fact for life – This is a website where you can find out all about healthy living. It provides some good ideas of what to include in a lunch box

Change 4 life – Ideas of how to make your family life a little more healthy.

Healthy Teeth – How to keep your teeth healthy.  

ERIC - ERIC can give advice and support if your child is suffering with bowel or bladder difficulties. 


Drugs and Alcohol

Hawkspring – To support with drug and alcohol recovery.

Smoke Free Bristol - Are you ready to quit? Support to stop is how they can help.

BDP (Bristol Drugs Project) – Support around drug and alcohol addition, for you or someone close to you


Mental Health and Emotional-Welling

Kooth - Free online service that offers emotional and mental health support for children and young people aged 11-25. 

Off the Record - Free and confidential mental health support and information for young people aged 11-25. 

Mind Ed - MindEd is a free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults.



Cruse Bereavement – Cruse Bereavement Care is there to support you after the death of someone close.

Winston's Wish - Support and advice for bereaved children. 


Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Supportive Parents - Support for parents, children and young people about SEND

Findability - Information for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, and their families.


Hate Crime - Help and Support

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Educate against Hate

This website gives parents practical advice and information on protecting children against radicalisation and extremism