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Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day

As it’s Safer Internet Day, we have wrote up a blog post which contains useful information for parents on conversation ideas, risks to children online and how to protect children online. Conversation starters with your child Ask your child to tell you what they like most about the internet and why. What does a better … Continue reading

Choosing Childcare

Choosing Childcare

Choosing childcare can be a daunting experience for some parents. They may be anxious for the experience to be as good as possible and for their children to be safe and happy. There might be confusion about the types of childcare available, and which would best suit the needs of their child and family. We … Continue reading

A guide to Young People travelling on their own.

A guide to Young People travelling on their own.

As part of the NHS Young Health Champions Project, young people worked towards their independence travelling on public transport. Independent travel is essential for reducing isolation and promoting health and happiness. The Young Health Champions went through 4 stages to become independent travellers. The Young Health Champions are now looking to devise an accredited on … Continue reading

Starting Secondary School

Starting Secondary School

If your child has just settled back in school at the start of Year 6, the next few weeks will be a busy time for you! By 31st October 2015 you need to have made your application for whichever secondary school you would like your child to attend. All schools in Shropshire will be holding … Continue reading

How to choose a secondary school

How to choose a secondary school

If your child is now in Year 6, the past few weeks will probably have been a particularly busy time for you.  By Halloween, 31st October 2013, you need to have completed an application if you would like your child to transfer to a maintained secondary school.  All the secondary schools in Shropshire have hosted … Continue reading

It’s Walk to School Week!

It’s Walk to School Week!

Walking to school regularly is not only a fantastic way to encourage an active lifestyle, it is also a great opportunity to teach your children vital road safety skills and ensure they are alert and ready to learn at the start of a new day. Teachers even report that those pupils who walk to school … Continue reading

School Nursing in Shropshire

School Nursing in Shropshire

As it’s International Nurses Day and we wanted to celebrate by sharing with you information about the role and work of School Nurses in Shropshire. Every school has a school nurse and they work with children and young people to help keep them healthy, so they can reach their full potential and make informed healthy … Continue reading

Small Steps to Starting School

Small Steps to Starting School

It may seem like only yesterday when you were holding your little baby in your arms, but if your child is 4 years old by 1st September 2013 you now need to start to think about them starting school. ‘What already’?, we hear you cry. If your child was born between 1st September 2008 and 31 August 2009, you … Continue reading