Parent Workshops

Ben Jonson School - Parent/Carer Workshop

Supporting children who are anxious to return to school

Monday 1st March - 1.30pm - 2.30pm Ben Jonson Primary School Educational Psychologists are holding an online session to discuss how best to support children to return to school post lockdown.

Tower Hamlets Council are also continuing to deliver mental health and wellbeing sessions for parents and school staff as part of our Wellbeing for Education programme.

The programme aims to support mental wellbeing and resilience and aid mental health recovery for school staff, pupils, parents and carers', in light of the impact of Covid-19 and lockdown.

To book a place on any of the sessions, please email with the name of the session(s) you would like to attend, your name, role, organisation (if applicable) and contact details.

Please note places are limited and will be booked on a first come first served basis.

Supporting children who are anxious to return to school

Wednesday 10th March - 2 - 3pm - (parents and school staff)

A session for parents and school staff who support children who are expressing worries about returning to school post-lockdown.

Supporting home learning during lockdown and beyond

Monday 1st March - 11am - 12pm - (parents only) - SECONDARY

Monday 8th March - 2pm - 3pm - (parents only) - PRIMARY

A short webinar for parents, followed by a Q&A session. We will explore the current challenges of home learning, what children and young people are gaining, what they are missing, and share some practical strategies for how to support them at home.

Let's play! The importance of play across the age range

Wednesday 3rd March - 2 - 3pm - (parents only)

Play! What is it good for?! Well, lots of things actually! Parents, join us for a short webinar followed by a Q&A. We will explore ways to bring playfulness back into your life during lockdown, and explore why it's so important.

Queries for Parents

If you have any questions regarding our school please contact Dee Dillon, our Attendance and Family Welfare Officer.