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Helpful websites

Please note that you use all websites and content at your own risk. Resources made available through the lists are subject to third party terms and conditions and copyright law.

Access to resources is in most cases free of charge, but it is your responsibility to check whether you have to pay to view and/or copy specific content contained within the resources.

It is your responsibility to monitor your child's use of any of the following websites and their suitability for your child.

 

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Please find below links to other websites that you may find useful.

SIMs-Pay online payment systems for school meals, trips and so on -

https://www.sims-pay.co.uk/Home

For School uniform: -

http://www.top-form.co.uk/

For information regarding admissions, free school meals etc: -

http://www.essex.gov.uk/education-schools/Pages/Default.aspx

For the Ofsted website and Parent View Questionnaire: -

http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/

https://parentview.ofsted.gov.uk/

For the Department for Education (DfE) school performance tables: -

http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/performance/

For some useful dietary information and help on healthy lunchboxes: -

http://parentsforhealth.org/ 

Please see the site below for a list of recommend reading books for your children

https://schoolreadinglist.co.uk/

The Danger of Strangers Online - safeguarding resources from the 2 Johns

Home page https://www.esafetytraining.org/

Resources page https://www.esafetytraining.org/resources

Young Minds - Mental Health and Wellbeing Charity

https://youngminds.org.uk/

Covid-19 information and support from the Children's Society

The Children's Society has a range of support materials for young people, parents and schools in their mental and emotional health resource 'vault' including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression and Mood
  • Loneliness
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Phobias
  • Self care
  • Emotional resilience
  • Mental Resilience

The resources can be found here: https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/coronavirus-information-and-support