At Robert Peel we understand that many children and families experience difficult times which can make a happy, successful school and home life a struggle. If you have worries or concerns about your child or problems at home then please talk to us as we are always here to help.
Below are some useful organisation which may be able to offer support as well.
Sandy Children's Centre
Our local Children Centre offers a great range of support for families.
Their contact details are:
Sandy & Biggleswade Locality Children's Centre
Telephone: 0300 300 8114
The Need Project
The objects of The Need Project are taken from our founding constitution and they are:
To relieve persons in Central Bedfordshire and the surrounding area that are in poverty or financial hardship in such ways as the Trustees from time to time think fit, in particular, but not exclusively by:
Please contact the school if you require a food parcel and we will make a referral to The Need Project.
Home-Start Central Bedfordshire helps young children and their families who are struggling with physical and mental ill health, disabilities, bereavement and domestic abuse.
Parentline is a secure and confidential text service for parents and carers of those aged 0-19. It offers advice and support on a range of issues such as weaning, sleep and emotional health or how to make an appointment with our team. This is also a great mechanism to find out how to access other local services.
Simply text 07507 331456 with your question to start the conversation – our team will be there to answer your queries from 9am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays).
Bedfordshire Single Point of Access
Bedfordshire 0-19 service Single Point of Access is how you can get in touch with your local health visiting team for support, advice and help.
With Healthy Start, you get free vouchers every week to spend on milk, fresh, frozen, and tinned fruit and vegetables, fresh, dried, and tinned pulses, and infant formula milk. You can also get free vitamins.
Pregnant or have children under the age of four? You could qualify if you're on benefits, or if you're pregnant and under 18.
Start for Life
Trusted NHS help and advice during pregnancy, birth and parenthood
Change for Life
First steps to cooking healthier meals. Get the family involved and make tasty meals from scratch with Cook Together. Every week for 4 weeks you will get 2 healthy recipes – with videos, easy-to-follow instructions and a shopping list of everything you'll need – straight to your inbox