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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

Moving More Challenge Continued

Moving More Challenge Continued

With the cold and wet weather, it’s easy to find excuses not to get out and about more. A walk or a run is often the last thing on our mind. Our colleagues have taken up the challenge to be Move More Advocates and have been blogging about their attempts to be more physically active. … Continue reading

Moving More Challenge

Moving More Challenge

We can often feel a little sluggish at this time of year, but evidence shows that being physically active can reduce the risk of major illnesses and can improve our mental health. It’s time to get up off the sofa and move more. In response to Shropshire Health and Well-being Board’s year of Everybody Active … 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

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

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

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

Summer Fun

Summer Fun

The summer holidays can be a mixed blessing for both children and families. Balancing work and home commitments, keeping the children active and avoiding the boredom can be difficult. To help ease the stresses of the summer and to ensure you and your family have fun together we have produced a Summer Fun Guide. It … Continue reading