Useful Links for Parents

Please read our Return to School leaflet to see how we will be adapting school in September

You can find more advice and guidance on supporting your child through the following:

Well-being services – Powys – a comprehensive list of emotional health & well-being services available in Powys including contact details.

Good days in Unusual Times – a social story to share with your child to help discuss the current pandemic (from the Anna Freud website)

Bereavement resources (prepared by Powys Educational psychology Service)

Reading with your child – useful hints and tips on reading with your child.

Welsh Government – Education and Skills. Information on Additional Learning Needs, Curriculum & Assessment, pupil well-being, behaviour and attendance.

BBC Advice for parents – from homework help to Special Educational Needs, find out how to help your child at school. (Includes support for teaching at home during school closures)

Parent’s guide to depression – If you are concerned about your child

Recognising Type 1 diabetes in your child – Know the signs

Powys Catering:

Change4life – gives you ideas and recipes to help you and your family be healthier and happier.

Eat Well, Spend Less Leaflet

Healthy Lunchbox Leaflet

Free School Meal Vouchers – Leaflet

E-SAFETY: The following sites offer advice and suggestions for keeping children safe online.

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/  

https://www.net-aware.org.uk/ 

https://www.childnet.com/  

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/

Welsh websites for children to practise vocabulary. Gwefanau Cymraeg.

http://www.s4c.cymru/cyw/en/games/

This website is based around programmes for Foundation Phase on S4C.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/learning/astroantics/index.shtml

Here you can zoom through space and discover stories, songs and games created especially for young Welsh learners. Bliblob is an animated, talking guide who morphs into the meaning of Welsh words used in the stories and the songs. Bliblob can also be used either with the stories and songs or on its own to learn new words and sentences in a fun way.

http://www.learn-welsh.net/

A site more for juniors to practise vocabulary either words or sentences in a number of different ways.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/learning/penigamp/

A Welsh Second Language resource for 7-11 year olds in KS2.