Useful Links for Parents

Here are some links to websites that you may find useful:

www.merton.gov.uk/learning/schools/schoolclosures.htm
Information on school closures in our area during bad weather

www.merton.gov.uk/admissions
This website contains lots of information about the Schools admissions process (how and when to apply)

www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education
This website has information about education and children’s’ services available to you and your family

www.nspcc.org.uk/reportconcern
If you are concerned about a child whether it’s your own, a family member, neighbour or a member of the community the NSPCC offer a free help line service 24 hours a day. 365 days a year. If you think a child is in immediate danger call 999 straightaway.

www.nspcc.org.uk/underwear
The Underwear Rule. The Underwear Rule is a simple way that parents can help keep children safe from abuse – without using scary words or mentioning sex.

www.merton.gov.uk/childrenscentres
This website offers lots of information about the Sure Start Children’s Centres and the workshops and drop in services they offer

www.readingforlife.org.uk
This website offers help and practical support for you and your family to get the most from reading

http://talesoftheroad.direct.gov.uk/
This website offers road safety advice for parents who are allowing their children to walk to school independently

www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/
This website offers information about using computers and keeping children safe on the internet

http://www.bbc.co.uk/parenting/
This website offers practical help and advice on issues that parents face

www.mmf.org.uk
The Merton Music Foundation was formed in 1991 as a charitable organisation to protect and enhance music education within the London Borough of Merton.

http://www.merton.gov.uk/freemeals.htm
This link will allow you check your eligibility and to apply directly for free school meals in Merton

Home work help

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/
Practise your typing skills with Dance Mat Typing

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/barnabybear/
Follow Barnaby Bears adventures around the world

These links offers general resources for some of the curriculum areas

www.bbc.co.uk/schools

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

www.primarygames.com

www.counton.org

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/games

www.coolmath4kids.com

www.brainpop.com (KS2+)

Health

Headlice Advice for Parents & Carers

Threadworm Information Sheet

Wimbledon Chase Primary School has made reasonable endeavours to ensure that these links are up to date and appropriate. However, we are not responsible for the content of any external site linked to from within this site.

Ready to learn every day

There are a few things that you can do to support your child from getting the very best from their time at school.  Family Action have teamed up with the NAHT to create a series of leaflets offering tips and advice to ensure pupils are ready to learn.

To access their website follow the link: http://www.family-action.org.uk/

Getting the most out of school

Downloadable Leaflet – Getting the most out of school

 

 

Giving your child a helping hand

Downloadable leaflet – Giving your child a helping hand

 

Your child’s wellbeing

Downloadable leaflet – Your child’s wellbeing

 

Speaking and Listening

Downloadable Leaflet – Speaking and Listening