Elsley Primary School

Tokyngton Avenue, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 6HT

020 8902 8003



Family Support Work

Mrs. Shaheen Iqbal

Who we are

Our family support worker Mrs Shaheen Iqbal supports families in
different ways:

  • Listening and appreciating parent issues, offering suggestions and advice for individuals and families. Also signposting to other services available within Brent.
  • Supporting children on a one to one basis and in a group. Listening and working with them in different ways.
  • Forgoing community partnerships. We are proud to work with: Brent sports, Wembley Centre for Health and Care, Tesco Brent Park, NSPCC ChildLine, Sufra, Brent Centre for Carers, IDVA and Fit for Sport.

Supporting Children

School Council: Works with Senior Leaders and elected pupils to gather pupil views and effect change.

Drawing and talking Therapy: Supporting children to deal with emotional and social issues. 

Friendship Clubs: Weekly meetings to improve social skills and development of pupil self-esteem and confidence.

One to One Support: Interventions with pupils on a range of areas.

School Councillor: Supporting children with a qualified Councillor. 

Supporting Parents and Families

One to One: Listening and offering support in  a non-judgemental way on a variety of issues.

Parent Support Group: Weekly meetings, working together on common parenting concerns.

English for Beginners / Advanced: Weekly classes with Brent staff.

Ladies' Yoga: Come along and relax before weekend. Every Friday 1:30 - 3:10

Parent Workshops: Various topics such as: managing behaviours and healthy eating. Examples include Triple P and Strengthening Families. We also offer shorter workshops to help strengthen the relationship between parent/carer and child. E.g. Dealing with disobedience. Events are advertised in the newsletter and by text message. All our courses are fully accredited. 

Parent Classes: We have a variety of academic and non-academic courses. These include Introduction to English, Higher level English, Stepping stones GCSE, Maths GCSE and Making Story Sacks (using creative skills such as sewing). 

PSA: Parent Staff Association to encourage closer links between home and school. Termly meetings, all welcome.


All our groups come with a free creche

Contact Details

Please call 0208 902 8003

Monday - Thursday

8:30am - 4:30pm

You can request an appointment through the school office

or have a quick chat during the school day. 


Download or print our pamphlet here...