Useful numbers/addresses



School Nurse

Rosanna: 0116 2642 671 / 672

NHS Direct

Tel: 111


NHS website for children, parents and carers

NHS Texting Service (enables young people to access the School Nurse)

Text: 07537 415801



Attendance Improvement Officer

Sue Read 0116 277 1555 or 07912 286 443

Attendance Improvement Service -         0116 305 6475

SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability)

A SEND guide for parents and carers is available from

ADHD Solutions                                        

Parent Partnership Scheme - Leicestershire                                                        0116 275 2097

Disabled Children’s Inclusion Service                                                                   0116 223 2293

Menphys                                                                      01455 899 111

Carefree Young Carers Service                               0116 286 7182


Support for Parents and Carers

The Thomas Estley Family of Schools recognises that you, as parent/carer, have the biggest influence on your child’s life. However, it often helps to be able to talk to others about the issues and concerns which all of us face in this role.  The following organisations are there to help.

Fun and Families

A variety of courses are available for any parent/carer who is experiencing difficult behaviour and conflict with their child or teenager


Tel: 0116 224254

Leicestershire Family Information Service

Your one stop shop for comprehensive advice and advice for the whole family. Information includes:

School Admissions / School Term Dates / Guide to Primary or Secondary Education / Family Learning / Childcare / Money and Debt Advice / Counselling Services / Bereavement Support / Housing / Legal Services / Family Support / Leisure Activities

Tel: 0116 305 6545

Fax: 0116 305 6331


Sure Start Children’s Centres

Sure Start Children’s Centres offer services and information for families with children ages 0-5.

Broughton Astley Children’s Centre

Jill Allen 0-5 Outreach worker             Tel: 0116 305 7142

Countesthorpe Sure Start                 Tel: 0116 3055170

Huncote Sure Start                            Tel: 0116 2750246

Citizens Advice Bureau


Tel: 03444 111444


0800 1111

Leicestershire Police Non Emergency Number



Whatever your circumstances Relate are dedicated to helping you get the most out of your relationships. Centres available in Lutterworth, Hinckley and Leicester.

Tel: 0300 100 1234

Social Care

Children’s Social Care

Tel: 0116 3050005

Fax: 0116 3050011




Broughton Astley Library

Tel: 0116 305 3553

Fax: O1455 286 995


Cosby Library

Tel: 0116 305 8764

Fax: 0116 286 2967


Blaby Library

Tel: 0116 305 3516



TECC Family of Schools Pre-School Provision

Thomas Estley Pre School- Broughton Astley

Tel: 01455 283263


Out of School Clubs

St Peter’s Breakfast / After School Club (Shining Stars)

Tel: 0116 277 5750

Further information regarding local childcare can be found at

11-19 Early Help Youth Service

The Xtreme Team Youth Club (12+ years- open to pupils with special needs. Referral only)

Open Times: Tuesday- 7pm-9pm

Adventure Service Challenge (11+ years- A younger version of D of E Invitation Only)

Open times: During school days

Blaby and Whetstone Boys Club (open to girls also)

Tel: 0116 286 4852

Mobile: 07816 139 667


Address: Warwick Road, Whetstone, Leicestershire, LE8 6LW

The inclusion of any agency in this information cannot be considered a recommendation for this service. Information believed to be accurate as of December 2014.