Links for Parents

Everyone has their own favourite websites for activities and advice – here are some that we either use in school or we thought you may not be aware of, please click and explore:

CHAT HEALTH – Text Message Advice Service – School Nursing Team

NHS – How Best to Wash Your Hands

Games, Activities and interesting facts for children:

WIS Purple Mash Login

Words for Life – a National Literacy website which is packed full of activities and story links for you to share with your child (0 – 13+)

New Year R – PACEY website (during the Pandemic PACEY opened it’s website up for everyone to access.  Many of the links are now restricted to members only, but there is still quite a lot of interesting information and ideas that can be accessed – so, still worth a look  PACEY (Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years)

Early Years activities and ideas to support young children – BBC Tiny Happy People

Ideas from 5 Minute Mum and the Imagination Tree

0 – 5 Hungry Little Minds

CBeebies    Indoor/Home Activities

Ted Ed (all sorts of engaging educational videos)

CBeebies Dinosaur Facts     Dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum     Dorchester Dinosaur Museum

Scratch creative computer programming

National Reading Challenge  (Summer & Winter!)          World Book Day              The Book Trust

Year R Goldilocks and 3 Bears                      BBC Radio 2 500 Word Stories

NHS Healthier Families   Activities and Games

Learning Station on YouTube for active learning and singing

5 – 7 Year Old Food Facts – interesting facts, great recipes and cooking videos

BBC Schools

StayWise – emergency services’ education site – learn to stay safe and help others through fun games, activities and information

Keep Healthy and Safe:

UK Health Security Agency : Parent Guide to Keeping Kids Healthy this school term (winter 23/24)

Water Safety video on YouTube

Cool Milk – free for under 5’s and children eligible for FSM, or register to buy your child daily milk in school

Health4Kids – fun facts & games for children and lots of information and support for parents

Healthy Sleep

NHS Healthier Together    – a fantastic website, full of information

Strep A and Scarlet Fever – NHS Fareham & Gosport School Nursing Team                                                    Group A Strep What You Need to Know  UK Health Security Agency

Fareham and Gosport School Nursing Team

ChatHealth is a suite of text support services for parents, carers, families and young people in Hampshire. There are three ChatHealth services for:

  • Parents and carers of children under 5
  • Parents and carers of children and young people aged 5-19 years
  • Young people aged 11-19

For urgent medical enquires, please call 999 or 111
For Health Visiting appointments, please call your Health Visitor directly.

This May Help – advice for supporting your child’s mental health.  This is a new national initiative providing mental health advice to parents and carers. The covered subjects were chosen by families and young people who have gone through their own mental health challenges. Gary Lineker, Myleene Klass, and Tanni Grey-Thompson are amongst 16 presenters featured in the films.

Top Tips to help safeguard your child’s mental health and promote their wellbeing

Hampshire Healthy Families – information, support and resources for parents of Primary School children

Cost of Living Support:

  • Acts of Kindness –  If you require any household goods, furniture or clothes contact you School Office or our Parent Support Worker to request they make an agency referral for you  or, if you need a food parcel  telephone AoK direct on 02393 812868.  If you have experienced an out of the ordinary crisis you can also call AoK direct on 02393 812 868 and they will endeavour to offer help or advice and point you in the right direction.
  • Fareham Borough Council – Local support with the cost of living crisis      .

Get Moving and Dancing with  GoNoodle

Change4Life Activities and 10 Minute Shakeups

Cosmic Yoga   calming relaxation videos to support your child’s mental health and release some energy

Change4Life Healthy Lunchbox Ideas

Water Safety advice for parents – Royal Life Saving Society UK


Child Safety Week

Get Safe Online

NHS Healthy Start           NHS MMR Vaccination                     Flu Heroes

Useful sites:

Complex Phonics Sounds

National Reading Campaign            The Book Trust Why Reading is Important

Oxford Owl –  Parents Section –  free e-books for children aged 3 – 11

Scholastic Kids Book Club

Gosport Museum & Gallery

Admissions – School Applications

Name Tag Order (Quote 19213)

School Uniform

National Curriculum Year 1 to Year 6 and beyond

Clever Never Goes

NatWest Money Sense – help your child to develop good money habits

Money Heroes – HSBC also helping your child to develop good money habits

Change4Life Meal Planner – recipes 

Child Care Choices Gov UK

Childhood Anxiety – Parents’ Guide              HCC CAMHS – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

HCC Family Support Service   and Children’s Services, including search for local Childminder

Hampshire Safeguarding Children              Report a Safeguarding Concern Hampshire

Hampshire County Council                         Fareham Borough Council

My Journey to School                               HCC Travel to School

HCC Attendance Guidance

Families Online Local Things To Do

Free Online Parenting Courses from Hampshire Libraries

Action for Children  Parent Talk – online advice service

Wallisdean Infant School’s Outstanding Ofsted Report           Parents View Ofsted Questionnaire

DfE Data Page Compare School Performance          DfE Schools Financial Benchmarking         DfE Website – Department for Education

Government Guidance Complain About a School