Useful Information for Parents
Below are some possible websites that parents may find very useful:
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We also think you might find these useful. If you know of any really useful sites we’ve missed, please let us know.
Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about your child’s school, from the quality of teaching, to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour.
Child Accident Prevention Trust
The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) is dedicated to reducing the number of children and young people killed, disabled and seriously injured as a result of accidents
Save The children
Long-term development and prevention work to help children, their families and communities to be self-sufficient. We learn from the reality of children’s lives and campaign for solutions to the problems they face.
Runs a helpline for parents with general childcare queries. Their web site contains information on childcare options and details of financial support available to pay for childcare.
Home-Start is the UK’s leading family support organisation for families with children in the 5+ age group. Home-Start volunteers provide emotional and practical support and friendship to families in their own homes. By doing so they represent a lifeline for many families when things are difficult.
Family Holiday Association
A national charity dedicated to providing holidays for deprived families.
Provides a large database of information about common complaints together with self-help advice. You can also speak to someone 24hours a day via the telephone helpline on 0845 4647.
A source of help before a problem becomes a crisis! They provide help and information to anyone looking after a child including parenting courses.
Contact a Family
UK charity helping children with special needs &/or disabilities.
The Parents Centre
This website is for all parents and carers who want to help their children with learning.
Advice for parents of primary-aged children.
BBC Adult Learning
Lots of information about adult learning.
Kirklees District Council
Various information about the services provided by Kirklees Council.
The new place to find government services and information.
This site helps you find childcare in your area.
ParentLink is designed to increase parents’ confidence and skills by supporting and linking them with a network of information , ideas and community services.
Citizens Advice Bureau
The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers.
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