Parenting Programmes

Parenting Programmes

Update: Plymouth Information, Advice and Support (for SEND) have resumed delivering our Parenting Programme courses face-to-face. We are accepting applications for future Incredible Years courses but currently unable to take any new requests for Strengthening Families 10-14 UK until further notice.

For courses delivered by other organisations, please see External Parenting Courses.

See the latest information about coronavirus (COVID-19).

Plymouth Information, Advice and Support for SEND offer a range of internationally and locally recognised Parenting Programmes that have been shown to work in Plymouth for a wide range of families.

The course you choose will depend on the age of the children:

Please Note: We can only accept applications for families whose postcode come under Plymouth City Council area (Plymouth, Plympton and Plymstock). Check your postcode to find your local council.

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Incredible Years Course Dates

IY Basic: 3-6 years

  • Monday’s 9 May – 18 July 2022, 9:30am-12pm
    Venue: PIAS, Jan Cutting Health Living Centre, Beacon Park Road, Plymouth PL2 2PQ
    Creche: No
  • Wednesday’s 11 May – 20 July 2022, 9:30am-11:30am
    Venue: PIAS, Jan Cutting Health Living Centre, Beacon Park Road, Plymouth PL2 2PQ
    Creche: No

IY Toddler: 1-3 years

  • Non-currently.

IY School Age: 7-12 years

  • Tuesday’s 10 May – 19 July 2022, 9:30am-12pm
    Venue: PIAS, Jan Cutting Healthy Living Centre, Beacon Park Road, Plymouth PL2 2PQ
    Creche: No

IY ASC: 2-5 years

  • Non-currently.

Strengthening Families Programme 10-14 UK Course Dates

  • Monday’s 9 May – 18 July 2022, 5pm-7pm
    Venue: PIAS, Jan Cutting Healthy Living Centre, Beacon Park Road, Plymouth PL2 2PQ

Supporting Parents on Kids Education in Schools (SPOKES)

SPOKES is postponed until further notice.

Supporting Parents on Kids Education in Schools (SPOKES) is a free Ready for School programme for children in Key Stage 1. It is a 9 week course where parents can learn skills to support their children and help them become more confident with their listening, talking, reading and writing.

Please note, the online Parenting Programmes applications below are only for Incredible Years and Strengthening Families Programme (SFP).

If you are a parent or professional and want to find out more about SPOKES or to register your interest, please contact Jo Best on 01752 258933 or email: jo.best@plymouth.gov.uk

You can also read more about SPOKES in our latest newsletter or on our SPOKES page.

SPOKES Newsletter

SPOKES Course Dates

SPOKES Ready for School Programme: Reception & Key Stage 1 (9 weeks)

  • SPOKES Ready for School Programme
    Postponed until further notice.

Applying for Parenting Programme

You can apply for our Parenting Programmes by completing our online application.

Please select whether you are a parent or professional.

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