Parent Handbook & Useful Links
The Parent Handbook is a handy, quick reference guide that covers a number of topics relating to school life. A revised document is currently being produced, in the meantime, please click here to view the 2017/18 version. Please note that some information has changed, e.g. information on admissions.
Additional useful links for parents
In addition to the handbook, listed below are a number of useful external links for parents.
Common Sense Media - Reviews
A website which allows you to search for details on films, games, apps, television, books and various forms of media. The reviews allow you to see details of what games are appropriate.
CEOP's Thinkuknow esafety page
A useful eSafety guide for parents.
Southend Help & Information Point
Directory of services for children and families, inclduding clubs and support groups.
The Couple Connection
DCSF Funded Service Supporting Parental Relationships
THE national directory of services aimed at parents
The latest and widest range of public service information from the UK government.
Articles written by practising teachers designed to help with the education of your child.
BBC Adult Learning
Lots of information about getting into learning.
BBC Parenting Site
Advice for parents of primary-aged children.
The Parents' Centre
For all parents and carers who want to help their child or children to learn.
Useful leaflets from Family-Action.org
A page with some useful information and PDF links.