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St Mary's Walk, Shirehampton, Bristol BS11 9RR

0117 903 1447


Shirehampton Primary School

Helpful Information and Leaflets for Parents

Following our Parent Questionnaire feedback showed parents would appreciate guidance around teaching reading, phonics (spelling) and maths. Therefore staff have produced How To Guide to further support home learning. Please click on the links below:

Becoming a Reader: A leaflet for parents of Reception children

Teaching Maths Mastery in the Early Years

Supporting Reading at Home

Phonics (spelling) explained

Supporting maths understanding by teaching times tables facts

We know how much you value your children’s education and are keen to support them at home to be all that they can be. We have put together some top tips to encourage home learning.


We know that parenting can be tricky, every child is different and there is no guide to parenting! In line with requests, for support, advice and guidance from parents, we have received, school have created helpful information and leaflets that you may find useful.

If you want to find out more please pop in and see us.

How to teach your child resilience

Helping your child build their self-esteem

Building resilience in children

Support from external partners

School Nursing Team

The School Health Nursing service across Bristol and South Gloucestershire would like to be able to offer all parents and carers the opportunity to access health advice, information and support.


They are offering a series of free webinars on key public health topics in order to reach as many parents and carers as possible.


The flyer enables parents and carers to click on the icon of the webinar event you wish to attend. You can access it here.

The link in the letter takes you to the school nursing webinars page on the CCHP website.


The School Health Nursing Service are offering free webinars aimed at parents who have children starting either Primary School or Secondary School in September 2022. 


The School Health Nursing Service is an all-year round service, and parents can contact them directly on tel: 0300 124 5816.


Wellbeing resource for children, young people and families for the Winter months 2021-2022.


Families in Focus

There are also a variety of Parenting Courses available across Bristol run by trained and experience parenting practitioners. Click on the link below to view the courses running at present.

Families In Focus Parenting Menu

They also produce a regular bulletin which provides advice, support and guidance for you and your child. It also gives information about available activities for your child.                                                                                                

As a school we also deliver The Freedom Programme which is a support group for women. Click here for more information.

Referrals for The Freedom Programme are co-ordinated by Next Link Bristol. When you contact us we will refer you to Next Link who will talk you through the referral process or you can contact Next Link directly who will help you to book your place on the course running at Shirehampton Primary. 

We also run the Freedom Programme for Children. Click here for more information.