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Safeguarding The Sheffield/Dore adopted policies for Safeguarding Children (Child Protection)
Online safety BBC guide to keeping your child safe online
Your child's welfare at school Directgov site for parents
Childline Helpline for children
Parent Lifeline Although Parent Lifeline has been closed because of lack of funding this webpage offers numerous links to groups who offer many different kinds of parental support.
Parent Partnership Parent Partnershipimpartial, confidential information, advice & support to parents/carers of children with special educational needs on all matters relating to their child’s education, health, social care services, benefits and funding, information about specific disabilities and local leisure activities.
Anti-bullying Alliance Anti-bullying guidance
Sheffield Parent Carer Forum We are an independent group of parents and carers of children and young people (0-19) with disabilities and special educational needs. Our main aim is to ensure the needs of our children are met. We bring together parent carers from across Sheffield to provide mutual support, exchange information, and influence policy.
Kidscape Preventing bullying - protecting children
Information about Free School Meals Information from SCC about eligibility and application for Free School Meals (FSM)
School Attendance School Absence and attendance:the law - Directgov for parents
Road Safety Road Safety Matters
Is your child sleepy in school? NHS Choices page about 'how much sleep kids need'.
5 a Day NHS Choices page with tips about eating 5 a day
Children's Teeth NHS Choices page about caring for children's teeth
Sex and Relationship Education DfE information
Private Fostering Did you know that if you care for somebody else's child for more than 28 days this is known as private fostering and must be reported to the LA?
Fostering Information about fostering. There is a great need in Sheffield for extra foster carers. We have had the privilege of working with several foster carers who offer loving and caring support and make a real difference in the lives of very vulnerable children.
Short Care Break Fostering Information about weekend and holiday care break fostering. Again a great need.
Action for Kids Action for Children supports and speaks out for the UK's most vulnerable and neglected children and young people, for as long as it takes to make a difference in their lives...
Mind For better mental health
CAMHS for Young People A guide to adolescent mental health services for young people
YoungMinds The voice for children's mental health and well-being, including a Parents Helpline