Family Support

Welcome to Gibside School’s Family Support Page…

My name is Julie Greenslade and I am the Family Support Worker at Gibside School.  For more information on my role,  just click this link… Family Support at Gibside School.

Parent Information Sheets

We are in the process of compiling a series of Information Sheets for Parents.  If you have any suggestions for information you would like readily available, please let me know.

  1. Sheet 1 – services available
  2. Sheet 2 – useful websites & apps

Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)

For support with reviews of your child’s Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) (known as the Single Plan) feel free to either contact me or click this link see other support services.  


Here are a few documents you might find useful:



‘Together we can make a difference’  Workshop held on 18th September 2017

Thank you to all parents, carers and professionals who supported our event on 18th September 2017.  It was a great opportunity for our families to meeting some of the professionals who are there to support them and their child.  We had representatives from: Gateshead Sendias Service, Community Nursing, School Nursing, Physiotherapy, Oral Health, Dietician, Speech and Language, Bowel and Bladder, Core Assets, Contact (previously Contact A Family), the registered nurse for special schools and the Low Incident Needs Team (visual and hearing impairment).

Active Kidz – Easter 2018

The Customer Services, Gateshead Council, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH.  The deadline for applications for our pupils is Wednesday 7th March.  If you need help with the booking form or have any questions, just give me a call.

Drop-in Sessions

The next drop-in session is for toileting, bowel and bladder related issues and will be hosted by Michelle Newton from the Bowel and Bladder service.  Please feel free to come along to the Whickham site on Tuesday 27th February between 9.30am and 2.30pm.


We are able to offer 1:1 support with Disabled Living Allowance applications please contact me if you would like to book an appointment.


Julie Greenslade

Family Support Worker

My contact details are:

0191 441 0123 ext 207