StarLine – a new home learning helpline for parents

StarLine – a new home learning telephone helpline – is now live to support parents and carers nationwide.

StarLine is available to parents and carers of pupils from all schools nationwide.

Free, confidential advice is available six days a week by phoning the StarLine team on 0330 313 9162.

For more information, visit www.starline.org.uk or follow @StarLineSupport on Twitter.

The team behind StarLine will also be broadcasting a weekly programme on YouTube. In each episode of StarLive, a guest presenter will share practical ideas for home learning. Further details can be found on the StarLine website.

Who set it up?

A group of partners including David Ross Education Trust, Freshworks, Future Academies, Inspiration Trust, Mumsnet, Oak National Academy, PLMR, StarAcademies, Triple P Positive Parenting Program and United Learning have come together to create and deliver StarLine. Each partner has pledged their people, expertise and resources to support StarLine.

StarLine will help parents and carers in the following ways:

By providing access to a team of qualified teachers, education and parenting experts.

  •  By focussing on providing practical ideas, support and reassurance.
  • By offering tips, techniques and resources to enable parents to give their children the support they need to continue learning while schools are closed.
  • By supporting family wellbeing and mental health.
  • By covering all phases of education and subjects plus behaviour, pupil wellbeing and SEND.