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Parent Resources

Together Magazine

The following link will take you to the latest issue of Together Magazine which is designed to offer parents some insights into how they can help their child with school work and includes more general articles about child development and education that you might find interesting.

https://www.joomag.com/magazine/mag/0735731001490026499?feature=archive

 

Words For Life

The following link gives parents a guide of what apps are suitable to be downloaded for reading. It also includes a good video of how to support communication, language and literacy.

http://wordsforlife.literacytrust.org.uk/?gclid=CNSqqMno-9ICFeMp0wodi4gFzQ

 

Wide Cow

Wide Cow – Days Out and Places to Visit!

Did you know that 80%* of children will not go out over the school summer holidays and will instead just stay indoors?

When WideCow was created, one of the aims was to change this and encourage children and families to get out of the house and spend quality time together.

WideCow is a fun, easy to navigate website, jam packed with places and attractions to go all over Britain. Just click on the wide cow picture below for a link to the website.

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Back to School Magazine

Back To School Magazine, a new digital magazine aimed at parents and carers of primary school children, has just been launched this term. Why don’t you take a quick look? It is full of useful information from improving pupil progress to healthy eating and nutrition. There is a very useful and informative article looking at phonics teaching and another on managing friendships.

 

There is no commitment, it is completely free (and always will be!). Click on this link to take a peek 

 

 To get the magazine straight to your phone download the app

Additional useful websites for parents

If you are a parent or carer, we hope you find the web links below useful.

Counselling Directory

A counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service.

 

Family Information Service

Provides information on:  childcare, education, leisure, health, family and parenting support, keeping children safe, free learning for 3 and 4 year olds, working/training in childcare, balancing childcare, work and training, help with childcare costs, signposting to other useful contacts.

 

Parent Pages

The national directory of services aimed at parents.

 

DirectGov

The latest and widest range of public service information from the UK government.

 

Parents’ resources

Articles written by practising teachers designed to help with the education of your child.

 

BBC Adult Learning

Lots of information about getting into learning.

 

 BBC Parenting Site

Advice for parents of primary-aged children.

 

The Parents’ Centre

For all parents and carers who want to help their child or children learn.

 

FamilyLine

 FamilyLine provides a freephone telephone helpline (0808 8005678) and email support service for members of the family with problems or concerns they wish to discuss anonymously and in complete confidence. They have a database of 600+ specialist Surrey organisations and point people to organisations