Useful links for parents:
If you would like to request a reference/status letters for your child to confirm attendance at our school. Please click on the link below to complete a letter request form.
Please note, the school policy for completing letter requests is 2 working days. You will be contacted by a member of the office team when your letter is ready for collection.
Befriending - Connect Newham
Connect Newham is a service delivered by a consortium of trusted local voluntary organisations
If you live in Newham, live alone, or care for someone on your own, and you are feeling lonely or isolated for whatever reason, Connect Newham can help
You can call Connect Newham on 020 3954 3224 or email firstname.lastname@example.org (9am-5pm on weekdays)
Newham CAMHS Workshops
For any families with children in Newham. Parents/carers can sign up to any workshops they are interested in.
The Newham Food Alliance
The Newham Food Alliance is an open collaboration, supported by Newham council, working to assist residents who are experiencing financial challenges that are preventing them from getting the food they need.
Click here to refer yourself or someone you know to the Newham Food Alliance: https://newham-self.achieveservice.com/service/NFA_Referral
If you need assistance to complete the form please contact the Newham Helpline at 0207473 9711 or covidcommunity-links.org (open 9am-7pm, 7 days a week)
Family Information Service
The Family Information Services provides information and sign posting to services that supports families in Newham.
Please click on the link to find further information on:
- Parenting support and befriending services
- Domestic Violence
- Financial Support
You can get free financial advice and information from Newham Money works.
Council tax payment help
If you are having difficulty paying your Council Tax due to the Coronavirus pandemic please contact Council Tax and Benefits on 020 8430 2000. If your income has changed you may well be eligible for Council Tax Support which will pay up to 90% of your Council Tax. If you already claim Council Tax support please tell them about the change using the online change of circumstances found on the Council’s website. If you do not currently have a claim for Council Tax support you can make a claim online. If you need help with making a claim or advice, the Council Tax staff will quickly help you make a claim for this and can discuss payment holidays or even hardship grants towards outstanding Council Tax. Please don’t wait for your account to go into arrears before contacting them. We want to help support you in these difficult times.
Other Support Available
Contact details for food banks and other Newham support services can be found in this document: COVID-19 Support for Newham Families
Further information about Elmhurst's Safeguarding arrangements during closure can be found on the poster below, please click on the poster for more information.
If you would like to discuss something privately then please do email the school office at email@example.com and please direct the email enquiry at a specific member of staff.
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