Working with Parents in Partnership

Parents are encouraged and supported to play a role in the life of the Academy. Family learning is offered as part of the wider community engagement strategy. Skills for Life, English as a Second Language, ICT, dance and sport are the initial focus. The Academy builds on existing good practice, working with families through a range of activities such as The School Sport Partnership.

Examples of parent activities include:

  • Adult Learning Courses
  • Active Together – Family Activities
  • Living Wise
  • Health Trainers
  • Cook 4 Life
  • Extreme Golf
  • Internet Rangers – Computer support
  • Table Tennis
  • Climbing Wall – sessions and training
  • Lets Get Cooking Club
  • Zumba – Fitness through dance
  • Community Use – e.g. recreational football
  • Family Transition Activities
  • Performances – Indian Dance, Wizard of Oz
  • Card Making
  • X Bike workouts

Parental Volunteers WANTED!
The academy would like to develop and extend their parental involvement through involving parents in volunteer opportunities within the academy or the local community. Opportunities include supporting our student leaders to develop their roles, please see plan overleaf for areas which may be of interest.

The academy has opportunities for parents in a range of roles additional to this including:

  •  Breakfast club / activity leader – table tennis, Wii challenge
  •  Climbing Wall Coach
  •  Reading support group
  •  House Activity Planner and Fundraising support
  •  Golf Extreme Family Club
  •  Multi Sports Clubs
  •  Lets get cooking facilitators
  •  Teaching Assistant volunteer
  •  Supporting our behaviour management groups
  •  Debate Society assistant

Help is also needed in the following community areas:

  •  Hockey/Dance at John Leggott College
  •  Rugby at John Leggott College
  •  Netball/Football at North Lindsey College & FTC
  •  Gymnastics in a school setting.
  •  Disability at The St Lawrence Academy
  •  Badminton at Bottesford Sports Hall
  •  Basketball at West Common Sports Hall
  •  Tennis at Appleby Frodingham Tennis Courts

We also welcome parent volunteers within the academy. We welcome suggestions from parents as to how we can support them and their family to meet their needs and interests.

Please click here to view details relating to parent volunteer opportunities.

North Lincs Council Active Ageing opportunities for the over 50 age group.