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Websites for parents and students

We have compiled a selective list of useful links and study resources where you can find more information related to children’s activities, education and well being. The list is not an exhaustive list and there are many other websites where useful information for both students and parents can be found. If you come across a website and feel it should be featured on our website, then please contact us with the details.


Educational toys and gifts

The Toy Palace (UK) Limited is an established family owned company based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Specialists in offering unique, high quality distinctive gifts and toys for children. Many of the wooden toys and gifts on offer make ideal new baby gifts and Christening gifts. Discounts for nurseries, schools and educational centres – www.thetoypalace.co.uk



The UK National Curriculum: the official website – www.gov.uk/national-curriculum

Department for education: information for students, parents, schools, teachers, tutors and other education professionals –http://www.education.gov.uk/schools

Ofsted: the official site of the Office for Standards in Education, including inspection reports and advice about finding a school, nursery or daycare provider – www.ofsted.gov.uk ISC: the official website for the 1,300 UK schools accredited by the Independent Schools Council – www.isc.co.uk 

Schools, Learning & Development: a wealth of information and advice for parents, including details of the assessment tests undertaken by school-age children – www.gov.uk/browse/education

BBC Schools TV Guide: schedules and guides for pre-school and primary TV programmes in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Early Learning, English, Maths, Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics), History, Geography, Environmental Studies, Art, Design & Technology, Music, Dance, Religious Education, Modern Languages, Modern Studies, Special Needs, Revision Programmes – www.bbc.co.uk/schools/guide


Child welfare and health

Childline: Free and confidential helpline for children & young adults in the UK – http://www.childline.org.uk

NSPCC: Cruelty To Children Must Stop! Your Money Helps Us To Stop It – www.NSPCC.org.uk

Young Minds: The Children’s Mental Health Charity – www.youngminds.org.uk

NHS children’s health: A multilingual NHS website providing health practical advice for parents of children of all ages. Languages include Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Turkish and Urdu. Advice on baby foods, medicines, treatments, parenting skills, sex education, sexual health, vaccinations, school life, bullying, stress, smoking, alcohol, healthy eating, teenagers, and much more – www.nhs.uk/chq/pages



Leeds Online: All about Leeds, a city within the heart of Yorkshire – www.leedsonline.co.uk
Bradford Online: All about Bradford, a Yorkshire city – www.bradfordonline.co.uk
Huddersfield Online: All about Huddersfield, a Yorkshire town – www.huddersfieldonline.org.uk


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