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Support for Parents

Parental Support

Lordship Farm has links to a range of support services for parents, all of which you can access through our pastoral team Email: pastoral@lordshipfarm.herts.sch.uk. There is a notice board in the main school entrance hall which displays helpful contact details and general information related to supporting family needs.  The links below carry details of courses and activities available for parents and children in our local area.

Positive Mental Health Training - Zones of Regulation

Zones of Regulation Flyer

Online Parenting Programme

Family Helpline

Family Support Service

Public Health Nursing Service

Speech and Language Therapy

Speech & Language Referral Criteria

Family Centre Service Website Link

Children & Young Peoples Therapies Advice Line

NESSie website link

SEND Advice Line Flyer

Crisis Support

ADD-vance website link to Eventbrite online courses for parents

BeeZee Bodies - Support Session

Families First Portal

North Herts Parents Survey

SEND Drop In 1st Thursday of each month 10 - 11.20 am Letchworth

Mental Health and Wellbeing Information for Parents & Carers

Link for DSPLL courses for parents Updates and Resources (nhdspl.org.uk)

In school support

Should you wish, Mrs Turner is also available for informal chats and confidential advice relating to supporting your child in school and any parenting issues you may be experiencing. Lordship has access to a large database of local groups and agencies that can provide care and support for both children and their parents. Should you need signposting to any of these please contact Mrs Turner through the School Office or via email pastoralteam@lordshipfarm.herts.sch.uk

Financial Support

If you are experiencing financial difficulties we may be able to help. Mrs Williams is always available to discuss in confidence any issues you have with regard to finance or alternatively you can book a confidential meeting with the Headteacher. 


All children in the Reception class and Years 1 and 2 are entitled to free school meals.

Apply for free school meals. From reception class to the end of year two your child is eligible for a free school dinner every day. From year three schools meals are chargeable.

However, from reception you can apply for free school meals funding for your child. Below Year 3 this will give the school additional funds to support your child and others and from Year 3 onwards your child would also receive a free school dinner every day. 

Your child may qualify for a free meal or remission of music tuition fees, if you receive any of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income related Employment Support Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit, (providing you're not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Pension Credit (Guarantee Credit)
  • Support under part vi of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Working Tax Credit run-on. (paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit