Tagged with Shropshire Family Information Service

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

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

Hopes and wishes for my children

Hopes and wishes for my children

To celebrate Father’s Day we wanted to share with you this wonderful blog written by a Shropshire Dad, Mike Perry, on his hopes and wishes for his children. We loved this blog and think that Mike’s children are lucky to have such an amazing and positive role model, who clearly loves them dearly. Happy Father’s … 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

Letting go

Letting go

It’s been 13 years since Shropshire Family Information Service was first launched and to celebrate us becoming a teenager we are delighted to share this truly lovely story of being the Dad to teenagers, and how growing up happens a little too quickly. This is Phil’s story on Letting Go. I’m the parent of two … Continue reading

Autism Awareness

Autism Awareness

The 2nd April each year is World Autism Awareness Day (designated by the United Nations) and throughout the whole of April people around the world are holding events to raise awareness of Autism Spectrum Condition which affects around 1 in 100 children. So what do we mean when we talk about the autism spectrum? All … Continue reading