Our education family liaison officer is employed by the Abingdon Partnership for the purpose of supporting all service across the 26 Partnership schools, offering emotional and practical support to reduce the barriers to learning and develop a sense of belonging. The role includes but is not limited to the following:
- Liaising with MOD agencies such as CEAS (Children’s Education Advisory Service), AFF (Army Families Federation), DCYP (Directorate of Children and Young People) and Carillion Amey;
- Supporting army families with transport and admissions;
- Attending quarterly meetings run by 4 Regiment welfare – information is shared regarding deployment and events that are being held for families (MIND, Home start, Oxford Play Association and Health Visitors also attend these meetings);
- Supporting service families with EHC applications, PCAHMS referrals and various crises with home visits.