Downfield Primary School

Downfield Road, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Herts, EN8 8SS

admin@downfield.herts.sch.uk

01992 629 598

Wishing you all an enjoyable half term break. We look forward to seeing you back at school on Tuesday 27th February. School will be closed on Monday 26th for INSET day.

CHEXS FAMILY SUPPORT

Our team supports parents through a variety of issues including:

  • Communicating with your child or teenager
  • Managing challenging behaviour
  • How to help with your child’s learning
  • Your child’s additional needs
  • Managing finances
  • Loss or bereavement
  • Where to go for help and support
  • Abusive relationships
  • Bullying
  • Your child’s confidence and school transitions

Community - We can link you with other local services.

Homes - Help with financial & housing support, family relationships.

Enrichment - Links with family craft sessions and GROWTH project.

Xtra mile - 1-1 Support for parents during school transitions.

Support - Aiding with behaviour strategies & open communication.

To read more about our family support services and how we can help, please click the below link…

https://www.chexs.co.uk/our-services/family-support-services/

Community - We can link you with other local services.

Homes - Help with financial & housing support, family relationships.

Enrichment - Links with family craft sessions and GROWTH project.

Xtra mile - 1-1 Support for parents during school transitions.

Support - Aiding with behaviour strategies & open communication.

To read more about our family support services and how we can help, please click the below link…

https://www.chexs.co.uk/our-services/family-support-services/

 WORKSHOPS / COURSES AND MORE

WORKSHOPS

CHEXS provides inclusive parenting workshop sessions sharing a wealth of experience, advice and guidance in a relaxed environment.

CRAFT SESSIONS

CHEXS provides 2 family sessions per year within your school to create crafts. These sessions are in spring, usually focused on Easter crafts and one in winter usually focused on Christmas crafts.

COURSES

CHEXS hold a variety of courses throughout the year. From first aid to CEOP to safeguarding and more. Please review our website for more information.

https://www.chexs.co.uk/our-services/chexs-professional-courses/family-and-adult-learning-courses/

 

EVENTS

CHEXS holds 2 large community events per year. One at Easter at Cedars Park, usually an Easter Hunt. The other is in the summer and is a Family Fun-day. This is usually in July and will host the grow club final (giving out awards for the best grown crops) as well as a presentation of certificates to all of the children or young people who have attended our GROWTH programme over the last academic year.

AFTERSCHOOL LEADERSHIP SESSIONS

The children are coached by the CHEXS team to create and take part in problem solving games and activities to build skills in creative thinking and teamwork, as well as leadership and self-esteem.

 

COMMUNITY COFFEE GROUP

These sessions run every Tuesday 12.30-2.30pm and are delivered within the Beaumont Centre in Cheshunt. These sessions are open to all, no matter the age and are of course FREE.

SCHOOL TRANSITION SUPPORT – “Bridging the gap” sponsored by Warburtons

This is a project designed for students that are struggling with transitioning between primary and secondary school. The project aims to increase resilience, improve behaviour and reduce the anxieties that may appear during this change.

https://www.chexs.co.uk/2022/07/bridging-the-gap-sponsored-by-warburtons/