Image showing Reception children in their playground
Image showing Reception children in their playground
Fynamore Primary School
Fynamore Primary School

Parent Support Advisor

Parent Support Advisors Work with parents to find appropriate solutions to ensure a safe and happy environment where children thrive and learn.


Since September 2008, we have been lucky to have the services of a Parent Support Advisor at Fynamore School.


Who is our Parent Support Adviser?

Mrs Paula Mitchard is our Parent Support Adviser. She has worked at the school for 8 years and is a parent herself. She is here to support your child to get the very best from school by providing guidance and a listening ear. Mrs Mitchard will be able to help you with any worries you may have about your child, and provide advice.


What does our Parent Support Adviser do?

Mrs Mitchard helps support parents and carers in their demanding role. She does this by:

  • Working with parents and carers to try to help with issues around their children’s wellbeing in school
  • Helping parents and carers with other parenting issues
  • Working with parents and carers to try to make sure that children are getting the most out of school and are safe and happy
  • You may feel that you just want to have a relaxed chat over a cup of coffee with someone about the pressures on Parents and Carers today

How does our Parent Support Adviser do this?

  • offering one to one support
  • listening to parents/carers and giving confidential support and guidance
  • providing information about other relevant services
  • helping parents with any attendance issues
  • facilitating Triple P parenting groups

Why might you need to use our Parent Support Advisor?

My child is having difficulties settling into school…My child is anxious about school…My child’s behaviour is getting out of hand…I have got lots of questions about being a parent…I am worried about my child going to high school…I just need someone I can talk to…I’m really worried about my son/daughter’s self-esteem…I would like to know who else I can talk to about my situation….


How do I contact the Parent Support Advisor?

Mrs Mitchard can be contacted using the Contact Us form on this website, by phoning the school (01249 810090), or via direct e-mail to:


Text Absence Line:

07537 438427

Please start the message with FYN and include your child’s name and reason for absence.


Latest Newsletter

For the latest Newsletter please click here.

Mon 9 May: Year 6 SATS week including SATS breakfast


May: Year 2 SATS month


Wed 18 May: Whole school photo


Thurs 19 May: FOFSA drop in session


Mon 23 May: Year 4 Braeside Residential


Fri 27 May: Platinum Jubilee Picnic and last day of term 5


School telephone number:

01249 810090

School address:

School Road, Calne,

Wiltshire, SN11 9UG


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