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

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

Celebrating National Libraries Day

Celebrating National Libraries Day

Libraries in Shropshire will be celebrating National Libraries Day on Saturday 6 February 2016, when library users new and existing are being encouraged to go along to their local library and find out about the great services on offer – from homework clubs and children’s story and rhymetimes to information about starting a business and … Continue reading

Giving Your Children a Healthy Start

Giving Your Children a Healthy Start

Do you think free vitamin supplements should be available to all pregnant women and/or young children? I’m sure you will have read or heard on the news that as a nation we are getting bigger and that this can have harmful effects on our health.   But did you know that many young children are not … Continue reading

Free Childcare for some 2 year olds

Free Childcare for some 2 year olds

Research shows that alongside good parenting, high quality part time childcare helps give children a great start, providing a solid foundation for the future. It can help to:- Improve children’s development, for example their communication skills Help them learn to socialise with other children and make friends Help them begin to get ready for school … Continue reading

A Place In Their Heart

A Place In Their Heart

Adopting a child is often perceived to be a daunting and challenging process. Fortunately, the reality couldn’t be further from the perception, and in Shropshire children of all ages and from all backgrounds are being adopted by loving families. As part of National Adoption Week, the Joint Adoption Service of Shrophsire, Telford and Wrekin have … 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