Family Support

PIP (Parental Inclusion Partnership)

The PIP cluster is a group of 8 schools who work collaboratively to ensure the best outcomes for children and families. We are committed to high quality evidence based early help for families. We strongly believe that by supporting families when facing challenges that we are supporting children to do their very best.

We have 2 highly experienced professionals who work closely with families, staff, professionals and the local community when families need it most. The PIP cluster schools believe strongly in early intervention as well as supporting effectively and swiftly in the most challenging of cases to ensure the safety, health, well- being and academic success of all our children.

Information, Advice and Support (IAS) Manchester

This service is run by Manchester City Council and provides free impartial information, advice and support to parents/carers and young people up to the age of 25. It supports families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Call their Confidential Helpline

0161 209 8356

Opening times:
Monday to Friday: 10 am to 3pm
Answerphone available at other times
Contact them by e-mail on
or find further information online at