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Cherry Oak School

Working Together for Success

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Cherry Oak School

Working Together for Success


Early Help- What Support is Available?

Family Hubs:

Don’t forget resources already available to families including:

  • Online Parenting Courses just use your Birmingham postcode to access the resources
  • The Easy Peasy App to support children’s speech, language and communication development
  • The 50 Things App - free App to help with home learning and language development
  • First Words Together – resources to help babies to develop language skills
  • Look, Sing, Say, Play – NSPCC resources for brain building and bonding


Winter Holiday Food and Activities- Creative Workshop FREE

Makaton for Parents

SEND inclusive children's clubs/activities.

FREE Online Parenting Courses using the code 'COMMUNITY' - 



Local support groups for parents 


DLA Support and Advice 


The Project Birmingham - 

Northfield Customer Service Centre -

Northfield Community Partnership -

Birmingham Citizens Advice Bureau -

Northfield Early Help Newsletter- September 2023

Selly Oak- Early Help Support in the Summer Holidays

Early Help- What's on Offer in the Summer Holidays?

Support Organisations:

Bring it on Brum- Bring it on Brum! is a programme funded by the Department for Education designed for families in Birmingham to help children, young people and their parents have fulfilling, active, fun-filled and healthy school holidays. 


SENSE- TouchBase Pears- Sense offer a wide variety of support services for families with children who have disabilities. This includes a number of free activities and holiday clubs. 

Sense TouchBase Pears - Sense


CONTACT-(Previously known as Contact A Family) For families with disabled children.

Scope- Free information, advice and support about disability.


Autism West Midlands- Providing specialist support and advice to people of all ages with autism and their families, living in the West Midlands.


MENCAP- Helps to improve the lives of people with a learning disability.


Birmingham Carers Hub- Information and advice about caring.


KIDS West Midlands- We support children with any disability from birth to 25 years of age. We offer our support to the whole family with the aim of giving disabled children a brighter future.


Cerebra- a unique national charity that strives to improve the lives of children with neurological conditions, through research, information and direct, on-going support.

Useful information for families travelling through Birmingham Airport with Autistic children:

Birmingham Airport Booklet

Occupational Therapy Clinics- Northfield Area