Parent/Carer Coffee Mornings and Sessions/Workshops on Topics of Interest

Family Well Being


Dawn Lyman

Dawn Lyman, Shenstone Family Wellbeing Lead

Dawn helps parents and carers with signposting their children for personalised external support. She arranges various sessions/coffee mornings so parents can connect/benefit from useful topic discussions.

  • MOVE coffee morning to support parents who have children with physical needs on the MOVE program Weds 8th May 2024 1pm
  • Parent Well being coffee morning Fri 7th June 2024 10am
  • Internet Safety Workshop 16th April 2024 This workshop supports parents with filtering, online content, screen time and communication.
  • Bexley Voice visit Coffee Morning 11th October 2023. Bexley voice came in to support parents and explain all the support that is on offer for pupils in the borough. 
  • Hannah Deakins and Sam Maxwell ran a Speech and Language Therapy training course for Parents/Carers in June 2023. The course focused on adult-child interaction and supports parents to incorporate strategies into their interactions with their child that are designed to develop their communication ( The course was for parents of children with an Autism diagnosis.
  • Cultural Diversity Workshop linked to planning for I AM Festival. Tuesday 2nd May 2023 Parents discussed planning the festival and how to increase parental links to support each other and link closely with the school.
  • Parents/Carers Early Years Foundation Stage Learning Through Play Workshop on Friday 24th March 2023 at  9.30am at our Sidcup site. 
  • Parents/Carers Celebrating the different cultures  at Shenstone Coffee Morning on Tuesday 7th March at 9.30am at our Crayford site


Shenstone School also offers Parent Tours for prospective parents, if you are interested in attending, please email for more information.

If you ever have any queries or concerns, always drop Dawn an email or give the school office a call and they will ask Dawn to get in touch.