Here are a number of websites contain both specialist and general advice that may be of help to parents and carers.
Parentalk- The Primary Years.
At St Edyth’s we are running a fantastic online course for Parents called Parentalk- The Primary Years. It is a great course designed to get parents together and talk through different challenges in parenting and also be encouraged in their roles as parents and have more confidence in skills in raising their children. It is an accredited course created by an organisation called Care for the Family, for use in schools and community settings. Find out more – St Edyth’s Parentalk 2020
Coronavirus: Support service update 18.03.2020
Next Link – there are still workers in the office and some WFH and providing telephone support.
Duty Line Call: 0117 9250680 if you need support/advice.
Women’s Aid also have a daily online chat service 10-12: https://chat.womensaid.org.uk/
Worried about your child’s behaviour or mental health and not sure what’s normal ? Wondering whether to see your GP ?
Perhaps you’ve been referred to specialist services but there is a long wait ….. or perhaps you’ve been told the problem isn’t quite serious enough to be referred. Happy Maps can give you some extra help and advice. https://www.happymaps.co.uk/
https://bnssgccg.nhs.uk/get-involved/campaigns/download-handi-app/ is a local free NHS resource which is REALLY good and simple for parents to use – simple advice for parents when their kids are ill.
OFSTED Parent View
We are asking that parents and carers go to the OFSTED website to Parent View to log how you feel about our school.
Parent View asks for your opinion on 12 aspects of our school, from the quality of teaching, to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour.
By sharing your views, you’ll be helping our school to improve. You will also be able to see what other parents have said about our school.
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.
1 Big Database
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.
- Housing Education Health
- Money Matters Family Support Employment
- Play and Leisure Facilities Community Groups
- Drugs Information Service
Bristol Free School Meals – Apply here
Bristol 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.
Go 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.