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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. 40% of children have reported being bullied in the last 12 months, with 6% being targeted daily, it’s important that bullying is stopped altogether. Some parents might not know what to do or what to say when they find out that their child is being bullied. Further … Continue reading

Remember, remember, to stay safe.

Remember, remember, to stay safe.

November the 5th is 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 tipping … 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

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

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

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