Working in partnership with parents and families - Birmingham's Local Offer

At Thornton, we are proud of the strong relationships we have with parents and families. Effective communication is at the heart of our practice and we are always looking for ways to get engage and involve parents and families in their child's progress.  We welcome any feedback and ideas on how we can improve further. 
 
Here you can find: 
  • Resources from parent workshops and meetings
  • Upcoming events at Thornton or in the local area 
  • Links to useful websites   
 

New!! Birmingham’s Local Offer Website

Here you will find help, advice and information about the services available for your child or young person from birth to 25 years with a Special Educational Need or Disability (SEND). 

Below is a link to the website where you will find more information on the wide range of services that are available to support all areas of your child or young person’s life.  This includes support with education, physical and mental health, social care, leisure activities and moving towards independence and adulthood. 
 
 
 
 
 
Parents can order a free 14-day trial pen to be sent home in order to support their children's literacy.
https://www.scanningpens.co.uk/ReaderPenUK/Request-Parent-Trial-Reader-Pen-UK.html

Website to help with emotion recognition.
https://www.do2learn.com/games/feelingsgame/index.htm

Website where you can pay games linked to Phase 1-6 phonic sounds, practice reading CVC words, matching games and flashcards.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/
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