Parent Links

Here are a number of websites contain both specialist and general advice that may be of help to parents and carers.

SECONDARY SCHOOLS – OPEN SESSIONS 2016 for Academic Year 2017/18

Please Download: Secondary schools open sessions from September-2016

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5-a-day TV

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

 

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OFSTED Parent View

Website: parentview.ofsted.gov.uk

Supportive Parents

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.

link-parent-supportive-parentsInformation & 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: www.supportiveparents.org.uk

Email: support@supportiveparents.org.uk

1 Big Database

link-adult-one-big-databaseWebsite 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.
Information includes:

  • Housing Education Health
  • Money Matters Family Support Employment
  • Play and Leisure Facilities Community Groups
  • Drugs Information Service

Website: www.1bigdatabase.org.uk

bristolBristol Family Information Service

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.
Website: www.bristol.gov.uk

Bristol Free School Meals – Apply here

www.bristol.gov.uk/page/children-and-young-people/free-school-meals

bristol-parenting-hubBristol Parenting Hub

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.

Website: www.bristolparentinghub.co.uk

places-to-go-playGo Places to Play – Where’s your nearest Play Park?

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.

Website: www.goplacestoplay.org.uk

www.nspcc.org.uk

www.actionforchildren.org.uk

www.bullying.co.uk

www.barnardos.org.uk

www.parentlineplus.org.uk

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

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