Family Support

At Pike Fold we work closely with our familes to provide more than just an academic education for your child. Miss Jess Gallimore is our schools Family Engagement Officer and is available most mornings and afternoons for drop in chats, advice and support. 

If you and your family are in need of more long term support, we can also arrange for external agencies and support services to work alongside you for as long as you may need. 

Please take a look at the below links to some useful websites as well as leaflets and resources, attached at the bottom of this page, including local charities that you may wish to access independently.

Useful Websites: 

The Lalley Centre - Support, Emergency Food Parcels.

Chatterbox Project - Community/ Family Support, Activities. 

Credit Union - Savings scheme.

Entitled To - Benefits Calculator.

DWP Telephone Directory - Benefits Helpline.

For further information please contact:  

Miss Jess Gallimore                                                                                                                                

Direct: 0161 795 4614                                                                                                                             



New For Septemeber 2016 - 'Family Learning Courses'  Held in school every week, helping you to help your child. Please speak to Mrs Gallimore for more information. 

16th December 2016 - We are all so excited about our Christmas wonderland day... Christmas dinner will be served. We will all be wearing our festive jumpers and enjoying a disco plus lots of Chritmas activities in the classroom and who knows, we may even get a surprise visit from someone very special. 

From February 2017 - 'City Cooks Family Cooking Programme' will be running once again and is open to parents and their children (1:1 ratio) Help your child to learn some great basic cooking skills, making delicious healthy meals on a budget. Limited spaces available. Please speak to Mrs Gallimore for more information.

March 2017 - Have you bought your raffle tickets yet? There are lots of prizes and Easter hampers to be won. All proceeds will support our upcoming PGL residential trip. 

28th April 2017 - The whole school will be taking part in our 'Smile Mile' challenge. We will all be attempting to run 1 mile around our playground to raise funds for a local bereavement charity that supports some of our families. Children may also wear their own clothes as we celebrate St.Georges Day. 

14th July 2017 - Another exciting summer fun day will be enjoyed by all, not even the rain will stop us having a super time. Punch & Judy, spinning tea cups, donkey rides, bouncy castles and a circus workshop are just a few of the amazing activities all of our children will experience. 

15th December 2017 - Our Winter Wonderland Event got even bigger and better this year. Pike Fold brought an Ice rink and snow to school. All of our children exerienced ice skating and saw our very special visitor with his reindeer.....

December 2017 - Saw the launch of our very first Just Giving page. The families and friends of Pike Fold helped us to support local families in need over the festive period. We provided more than 10 families with a Christmas dinner hamper - bought with your donations from local suppliers, and our elves wrapped more than 100 presents which made such a difference to so many children. THANK YOU!! 

5th February 2018 - Our school health team will be on hand to talk about head lice and healthy lunch boxes. Please come along. All attending families will receive a head lice lotion and comb FREE of charge. 

13th July 2018 -  We have celebrated our best summer fun day ever!! Please check out the dojo app for lots of pictures and updates about our day. All of our children were brave enough to have a go on our fairground rides. We all enjoyed our Ice creams and winnng prizes in the games hall. 

September 2018 - We have asked all of the children to donate a cake to be sold at our Macmillan coffee morning and the response was phenomenal. Thank you to all the parents that attended our coffee morning and to all of those who purchased from the cake sales that followed. This year we raised and donated over £420.

Please look out for more events coming soon.....


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