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Parent Support Advisor

My name is Greta Button, I am Okehampton Primary School's Parent Support Advisor. I've listed below some frequently asked questions about my role, but do feel free to either pop in and see me if you have any further questions or suggestions. You can contact me at the school on 01837 52866 or email me on


What does a Parent Support Advisor do?

Your Parent Support Advisor is here to offer support, guidance and a listening ear to parents/carers of school children.

The service is confidential and can support you with

  • Parental Family Concerns
  • School Lateness/Attendance
  • Behaviour Management
  • Transition (Moving) through schools
  • Emotional Wellbeing
  • Parent Confidence Building
  • Bullying
  • Child/Parent Relationship Breakdown


How does a Parent Support Advisor Work?

Parent Support Advisors give support to families in many different ways, including:

  • One to one contact
  • Meeting with/in School
  • Parenting Courses
  • Various Parenting Workshops
  • Support in Referring on to other/more Appropriate Services
  • Telephone/Text/Email Communication


When I Might Need the Parent Support Advisor?

Common Questions, that are frequently asked.........

  • "I have a questions about parenting"
  • "I need help getting my children to school on time"
  • "I'm worried about parents evening"
  • "My child's behaviour is getting out of hand"
  • "I'm worried my child is being bulied"
  • "I'm struggling since my partner left, what can I do?"
  • "I'm not sure how to talk to my child/ren"
  • "I would like to someone to talk to...."


Useful Links

Below you will find some useful links to some issues that you may have come across. Please get in touch if you have any questions. If I can't help, then I can pass you onto a team member that can.


Please follow the page link for general information regarding COVID-19, both at school and at home.

Help with Safeguarding, Links and Information

Please follow the page link, for more information regarding safeguarding, here at Okehampton Primary School.