Message from Emma Innerd 

Child and Family Support Manager 


I am Emma, and I started at Toner Avenue Primary School, in January 2023. I have a lot of years of experience in my role  


Within my role, I can offer lots of support in different areas:- 


I obtain food parcels from Feeding Families in Blaydon which can be offered to ALL OF OUR parents/carers, on a “no questions asked” basis.  These food parcels do NOT effect any benefits that you may be in receipt of. 


Greggs Foundation:  I am able to refer our parents/carers to Greggs for financial support, this can be for the following items:- (unfortunately, I can only do this once within a 12 month period per family)


Cooker (Electric)

Cooker (Gas)

Single built in oven

Double built in oven


Fridge freezer


Oven and electric hob pack (built in)

Oven and gas hob pack (built in)

Tumble dryer

Washing machine

Single bed including mattress

Double bed including mattress

Bunk beds including mattresses

Voucher – Clothing

Voucher – Grocery

Voucher – Small appliance – Air Fryer

Voucher – Small appliance – Halogen oven

Voucher – Small appliance – Microwave

Voucher – Small appliance – Slow cooker

Voucher – Utility – Gas

Voucher – Utility – Electric

Voucher – Utility – Gas and electric


Parenting: I can offer a wide range of Parenting hints and tips as well as parenting support programme such as Triple P – Positive Parenting Programme and Family Nurture.    


I am able to refer to South Tyneside Early Help team for support within your family home. 


Within school, I deliver Kidsafe Programme which is a Child Friendly programme delivered on a whole class basis, all about keeping safe. 


I am a listening ear to all of our children including staff, parents and carers.  I always have the kettle on and a box of tissues at the ready