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Lymington CE Infant School

Family Support

Family Support Worker - We are here to help!

Rebecca Bateman is our Family Support Worker and is here to support all our families and available to talk things through.  All discussions will be confidential unless your child might be at risk of harm, in which case, information will be shared in accordance with normal practice. She is also our ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant) and a Teaching Assistant. She has a wealth of knowledge and can signpost you to other agencies. These our some of the things she could help your family with: 


  • Support and guidance - a chance to talk through concerns or worries.
  • A link between home and school - by working together.
  • Guidance about things which have an effect on how your child gets on at school such as - behaviour, attendance and punctuality, routines and organisation, relationships.
  • Help with concerns about starting school or moving to another school.
  • Support and information about how to get further help when necessary.
  • Information about what is on offer through school and in the wider community - activities and opportunities for children, parents and families such as local parenting groups, courses or advice.
  • Support on bathing, clothing and feeding children, taking into account health and hygiene issues.
  • Positive play with children – giving them stimulation, love and attention.
  • Supporting families where either the parent or child has a disability.
  • Supporting families through bereavement or changes to the family unit e.g. separation
  • providing advice on where to go for support when struggling financially

If you would like to arrange a meeting with Rebecca please contact the office on 01590 673355


Mrs Saunders also runs a popular coffee morning for parents once every half term.  These mornings are for a coffee, chat and cake!