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What to do if your child is being bullied

What to do if your child is being bullied

What to do if your child is being bullied. This week (12th-16th) it’s Anti-Bullying Week. The theme this year is ‘Choose Respect‘. A third of children have reported being bullied in the last 12 months, and it’s important that bullying is stopped altogether. Some parents might not know what to do or what to say … Continue reading

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

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

Keeping Children Safe

Keeping Children Safe

Most accidents happen in the home, where we might think children are safest. Child Safety Week aims to help families understand the risks and offer simple ways that accidents can be prevented. Help us to spread the word about child safety! Safety in the Home Burns and scalds – Common causes of burns and scalds … Continue reading

National Bike Week

National Bike Week

It national Bike Week so why not plan a bike ride with the children this week? Cycling can be great fun, has lots of health benefits, and a cheaper way to travel.  With the nice Summer weather on its way (or so we are promised) and the children due to break up from school soon, … 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

Choosing Quality Childcare

Choosing Quality Childcare

To a young child, the big world away from home can seem a daunting place. But, sooner or later, you may want your baby or toddler to go to an early learning and childcare setting, for example if you are starting back at work or for your child to take up their free Nursery Education funding. … Continue reading

Remember, remember, to stay safe.

Remember, remember, to stay safe.

November the 5th is nearly upon us and like the Diwali and Chinese New Year celebrations, fireworks often play a big part. Fireworks although exciting are obviously explosives and burn at high temperatures, so they need careful handling and storage. Bonfires also need careful management and should never be used for the disposal of fly … Continue reading