Hi, my name is Diana Huskie and I am the ‘Parent Support Advisor’ (PSA) at Beam County Primary School.

This is the area where I can keep Parent/Carers up to date with my latest news.  If you would like to contact me please call 020 8270 6024; or send me an email to

If you have any ideas or workshops that you would like to see being held at Beam County Primary please contact me.

I would like to introduce myself for those of you that do not know me or have not met me.

I work in the PSA Room opposite the Nursery. I support children and their families to get the most from the educational opportunities on offer and also help with the everyday stresses of modern day life.

I am here to help and assist in the following:

Acting as a link between home and school.

Going to meetings with you.

Promoting regular attendance.

Family support: are you going through a crisis, need advice about finances, housing, benefits, and transition to different schools?

Are you coping with medical/issues or illness?

Feeling isolated and lonely?


Do you just need a listening ear or advice about a particular issue?

Courses are also held in my room throughout the year e.g.: Parent Gym, Baby Massage Classes, and English Conversation Club. The Adult College also run Numeracy and Literacy courses for parents.

A Gardening Project is up and running for children to learn about growing vegetables/plants on a Thursday and help is always needed from Volunteers.

Are you interested in a Community Choir, like to sing and meet new friends please call me for more information.

Please do not hesitate to call: Tel no: 0208 270 6024 or email: or just pop in. I would love to meet you.  

Family lives (previously known as Parentline)

This is a useful website for parents to refer to.  Family Lives offers a confidential and free* helpline service for families in England and Wales (previously known as Parentline).  Please press on the image to access the website.

(* Free from landlines and most mobiles)

Upcoming Courses

Would you like to know more?  Please contact Diana Huskie 0208 270 6024

Safer Homes Barking & Dagenham

If you would like to apply, please click on this link to download the Safer homes Referral form August 2018.




Useful Website Links


Thousands of parents contact YOUNG MINDS every year and get advice and support on emotional and mental health issues.

Tel:  0808 802 5544

E:  Mon – Fri 9.30 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Building self-esteem, what is digital resilience?  Parent’s guides how to have conversations with children around digital parenting, preparing your child for a digital future.  Keeping children safe online.

Tel: 020 76867225


Come and join our friendly, fun singing group once a month on a Friday afternoon for an hour.

It is good fun, we laugh a lot and it is good for our well being.

You do not need to be able to sing!

Call Diana PSA on 0208 270 6024.


For babies from birth to one year.


  • Helping baby to feel securely attached
  • Reduced crying and emotional distress
  • Increased levels of relaxation
  • Development of body awareness
  • Relief from wind, colic and constipation

If you are interested please call Diana on 0208 270 6024.


We URGENTLY need volunteers to come along and help maintain our garden area on a Thursday morning.

We are very lucky at Beam to have a fantastic outdoor area for the children, where they learn how to grow their own produce and learn valuable life skills.

No experience needed just a willingness to help support the project.

Please pop in or call Diana 0208 270 6024.




The Healthy Lifestyles Team

The Healthy Lifestyles Team are delivering some workshops over the Easter Holidays aimed at families.

The workshops are:

Healthy Lunch Boxes:

Monday 8th April 11.30am -12.30pm Barking Learning Centre

Friday 12th April 11 – 12 noon Dagenham Library

Eat Well for Less

Monday 15th April 11am – 12 noon Barking Learning Centre

Tuesday 16th April 11.30am – 12.30pm Dagenham Library

Please book onto one of the workshops via Eventbrite, here are the links:

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