Parent Information

We thought it may be helpful to put together an information page where parents could find advice and information on everyday issues that may arise.

On this page we have put links to helpful websites that answer questions about Head lice and Bed wetting. We have also put links for local help centers for help with emotional wellbeing.

You will also be able to find links to leaflets and websites which contain information to help keep your children safe online and when out and about on their own.

We hope you find this information useful. If you feel there is anything that would be helpful to add on to this page please don’t hesitate to let us know.

Contact telephone number for Oftsed, if you want to speak to Ofsted about anything regarding your children’s childcare you can call them on 03001231231

Helpful Tips and Advice

Bedwetting advice

Bedwetting is common in young children but gets less common as they get older. Bedwetting is only really a problem if it starts to bother the children or parents. For help and advice you can visit the websites below. We have also downloaded this leaflet from eric.org.uk which you may find useful.

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Bedwetting/Pages/Introduction.aspx

http://www.eric.org.uk/InformationZone/Leafletsandresources

Potty Training

Most parents start to think about potty training when their children are between 2 and 2 and a half, but there is no perfect time and each child is different. It can be a difficult skill to learn. We have downloaded this leaflet from eric.org.uk which you may find useful. You could also try visiting the sites below for more advice.

http://www.eric.org.uk/PottyTraining/potty_training

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/potty-training-tips.aspx

Sleep tips

Irregular sleeping habits can be difficult to deal with. Children between 4-8years need on average about 11hours sleep per night. A regular routine can be the key for a healthy nights sleep. For more tips such as removing screens for bedrooms, relaxation techniques and starting a sleep diary visit the pages below which may help.

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Childrenssleep/Pages/bedtimeritual.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/getting-baby-to-sleep.aspx

Fussy Eaters

Its natural for parents to worry if their children start to lose interest in food. Most children do grow out of this stage but if you are worried and would like some advice have a look at the websites we found below.

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/Pages/fussy-eaters.aspx

http://www.gosh.nhs.uk/medical-information/general-health-advice/food-and-diet/fussy-eaters

Head Lice

Some useful websites for the treatment of head lice are below.

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Head-lice/Pages/Introduction.aspx

http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/head-lice.html

Threadworms

Threadworms are very common amongst school aged children. They can cause itching and discomfort. For help and advice about threadworms click on the following links.

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Threadworms/Pages/Introduction.aspx

http://www.mumsnet.com/how-to/threadworms-treatment

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We all want the best for our children and to keep them safe and happy. Below are a list of websites and companies where you will find information and tips on online safety, road safety and much more.

E-Safety This is an excellent poster that offers plenty of advice and information about keeping your child safe online. Different languages can be found using the website link below.

http://www.childnet.com/resources/supporting-young-people-online

Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Service

www.chums.uk.com

NSPCC Underwear Rule preventing abuse and keeping children safe

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/underwear-rule/

Dealing with behaviour problems

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/dealing-with-difficult-behaviour.aspx

Domestic Abuse help and advice

https://www.gov.uk/report-domestic-abuse

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/abuse/Pages/domestic-violence-help.aspx

http://www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk/

Road Safety Advice

http://www.brake.org.uk/

Teaching children the dangers of strangers

http://www.mychildsafety.net/stranger-danger.html

http://www.netmums.com/child/essential-safety-for-kids—stranger-danger