Parents’ Information

Year 11 Next Steps

Thank you to all those that were able to attend the Next Steps Meeting. As requested, and for parents that were not able to make the meeting, please click here to view the PowerPoint used on the evening, which outlines the information given by Faculty Directors. It also includes some additional slides on how to access GCSE Pod.

E-Safety Parent Fact Sheets 

How to set parental controls on your devices

Screen time: how to keep your child safe this summer 

Are you entitled to free school meals?

Families who receive certain benefits may be eligible for free school meals. Your child is eligible for free school meals if you’re in receipt of one of the following benefits:

• Universal Credit with an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400.

• Income Support

• Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance

• Income-related Employment and Support Allowance

• Support under Part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

• The guarantee element of Pension Credit

• Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for the four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)

• Child Tax Credit (with no Working Tax Credit) with an annual income of no more than £16,190

To check if your child is eligible, please follow the link, register and complete the application form for free school meals.

If you need any support with completing the form here, please call the school and we will be happy to help.

School Meals

The Grove School serve nutritious meals for our students, the current menu is below:

Year 8 Options Information

To view our 2020 options booklet, please see below:

External Workshops

Beam – Emotional Health and Wellbeing

Beam – Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, provides an emotional wellbeing drop-in service for children and young people under the age of 25, their parents and carers. Beam welcomes individuals to talk about what is on their mind and their feelings, there is no need to get a referral or to make an appointment, just drop-in. Beam aims to address feelings and suggest strategies to help individuals improve their emotional wellbeing. Please click on the links below for further information including a list of drop-in locations.

Beam Leaflet

Beam Drop-In Workshops

Ludlow Beam Leaflet