“The best thing you can do for you and your family is attend Parent Gym”
As a school we are delighted to be able to offer free Parent Gym workshops to our parents.
Come along and find out how to:
Please take a look at the short video below to learn more about Parent Gym and understand the wealth of benefits for you and your family.
Being a parent is one of the most important jobs there is, it is also one of the hardest.
Parent Gym is a universal, evidence-based 6 week parenting programme for parents and carers of primary school aged children. It gives parents the chance to think about and discuss the joys and the challenges you have in your family. Each week you will attend a practical session in a small group and get tips and ideas from your coach, then go home and try new ideas with your children.
We are offering a Taster session in the Autumn term for all parents on Wednesday 30th October at 2pm. Come along and find out what its all about!
Parent Gym sessions will then run for 6 weeks on Wednesday afternoons from 1-3pm as below
Session 1 - Wednesday 6th November 1-3 pm
Session 2 - Wednesday 13th November 1-3 pm
Session 3 - Wednesday 20th November 1-3 pm
Session 4 - Wednesday 27th November 1-3 pm
Session 5 - Wednesday 4th December 1-3 pm
Session 6 - Wednesday 11th December 1-3 pm
Each Parent Gym session covers a new topic and offers guidance on many important aspects of parenting. The programme includes tips and techniques on parent-child communication, balancing love with independence, developing rules and routines, promoting learning and school readiness and creating a more harmonious family environment. Each week you get a free magazine to take home that has more detailed information on the topics you have discussed and great activities to do with your child.
Many parents who have attended Parent Gym say it is one of the best things they have ever done for their families, please see the testimonials below…
“I have gained so much from the group and would recommend Parent Gym to everyone”
"I learnt so many strategies to help with making home life more peaceful. It was invaluable to realise how many of us are experiencing similar things”
“I have found this course fantastic, my child now sleeps in his own bed for the first time in 6 years thanks to the tips and advice from this programme"
“I think you will really enjoy coming along to Parent Gym for the support of other parents. I have come to realise I’m not alone with all the problems of being a parent and that really helps”