Here are a number of websites contain both specialist and general advice that may be of help to parents and carers.
5-a-day TV is the ultimate fun fitness resource for primary schools. It provides online access to fully demonstrated five-minute exercise routines and language learning resources designed specifically for projection onto classroom whiteboards. There’s no teacher preparation required. Simply watch, join in, have fun, get fit and learn!
Website: 5-a-day.tv – Log in here
The local Parent Partnership Service for Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. Supportive Parents are an independent organisation offering a free, confidential and impartial service to any parent who has a concern about their child’s education. Their aim is to provide you with all the information you need to understand the SEN process and improve your child’s education experience.
Information & Support Line is 0117 989 7725. It is available Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am – 2pm during term time, and an answer phone at all other times.
Website about a wide range of services for young children, young people, their parents and carers and professionals in Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
The Family Information Services (FIS) provides free, impartial information and guidance on a full range of childcare and children’s services and resources across the City of Bristol.
The one stop shop for services aimed at Bristol Parents and Carers! Our website contains a comprehensive directory of services provided by statutory, community and voluntary organisations. Locate events, activities, courses, support and advice. Try our interactive map, quick search calendar, resource list and catch up with our weekly blog.
Bristol’s spaces to play are better than ever following a £3m programme of improvements. Now, over 30 local parks and play spaces have been remodelled and improved as part of our campaign to encourage children to play outdoors. Find out where your nearest play park is by visiting this website.
How smoking effects the health of children and babies – www.epa.gov/smokefree/
The Quit Smoking Community, which has lots of info on smoking and its effects http://quitsmokingcommunity.org