Helpful Links

Listed below are links to various agencies which may be helpful to parents. If you would like to recommend other links that you have found helpful, then please let us know and we will add them to our list.

Ofsted is the inspectorate for children and learners in England. It is their job to contribute to the provision of better education and care through effective inspection and regulation.

Working families is the UK's leading work-life balance organisation. They help children, working parents and carers and their employers find a better balance between responsibiities at home and work. They have a free legal legal helpline to give parents and carers legal and in-work benefits advice.

This part of the Government website gives information and advice for parents on having a baby, childcare, the law, money matters, employment rights, adoption and fostering as well as advice on childcare options for 0 to 5 years.

Information for employees including examples to help you decide whether it's more efficient to use tax credits or employer childcare vouchers to cover childcare costs.

This is a site run by the Department for Education and has up to date information relating to children and young people including information of disabled children's and SEN services.

Contact a family is the UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support for families of disabled children, whatever their disability or medical condition.

The family fund helps families with severly disabled or seriously ill children to have the opportunity to enjoy ordinary life. Families can apply for grants for things that make life easier or more enjoyable for the child.

The NCT is the UK's biggest parenting charity. every year they support thousands of mums and dads from all backgrounds, providing information and counselling from pregnancy to early parenthood.