Links for Children & Parents/Carers


Listed below you will find a selection of web sites that supply facilities, products and services for parents/carers to help their children.

These web sites are external to our Pre-School web site, and as such we do not endorse or take responsibility for material and/or content provided. Early Years Foundation Stage resources from the BBC schools web site. Colouring pages, kids crafts, home school resources, puzzles, printables, jigsaws, sudoku and lots more fun, free activities for kids. Activity Village offers teachers, parents and children over 5,000 pages of free children’s activities – simply explore, enjoy, and print! Quickly find the best teaching resources, homework help and educational websites for use in the classroom. Printable Activities and Education Resources for young children and kids. You will find lots here to keep your children busy and entertained, including hundreds of free printable activities, worksheets and resources. Supporting Early Years Education for Teachers and Parents Healthy food and Fun Food Education are a “must” for every child….right from the start! Listing of free resources for parents to use at home.
Information help and support for parents on their children’s learning. Helping you to help your child learn.


o Something! Calderdale and Sure Start Children’s Centre activities for children, young people and families. BBC web site, for Parents helping to support their child’s education. Children’s Centres offer services for children and families, providing early years education and childcare, health services and family support, all under one roof.
They are a service hub within the community for parents and providers of childcare services for children of all ages – offering a base for childminder networks and a link to other day care provision, out of school clubs and extended schools.
They provide a warm, welcoming atmosphere where families are provided with services that help them: be healthy; stay safe; enjoy and achieve; make a positive contribution; achieve economic well being.
Children’s Centres also have links with local training and education providers, Jobcentre Plus and Families’ Information Services. Feeding your toddler is a wonderful responsibility, but it can be a daunting one too. At Little People’s Plates, we know how difficult it can be to make sense of all the conflicting advice about feeding your family well – not to mention how fussy toddlers can be about food. Making the right choices is not always easy; but it is important. Nursery World is the UK’s leading publication for practitioners and decision-makers across the early years education and childcare sectors.

Below are a collection of useful government links aimed at providing support and information for parents on child related issues: Make sure you and your family get what you’re entitled to. Links to information and guidance about tax and National Insurance contributions (NICs) on employer-supported childcare. Here you will find information and guidance about the new tax and NICs exemptions on childcare or childcare vouchers provided by employers. There are also links to guidance about tax credits and other Government departments and organisations. Information help and support for parents on their children’s learning. Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. We regulate and inspect to achieve excellence in the care of children and young people, and in education and skills for learners of all ages. The Department for Education is committed to creating a world-class state education system. We will work to improve the opportunities and experiences available to children and the education workforce.

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We are always looking for information that may benefit Pre-School, our children and parents/carers.  If you know any web sites that may be of value, please let us know.

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