Useful Websites and Contacts
The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills.
Our local Primary School
First steps contacts
Chris Wheatley - 01825 790467
The Village Toddler group
Wednesdays 9:30-11:30 in the Martindale.
Horsted Keynes Babysitting service
A list of available babysitters.
Karen Griffiths - 01825 791033
They are responsible for children’s services and education, including higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and wider skills in England.
CBeebies page for parents & grown-ups. Chat, support, exclusive show extras & all things parenting & CBeebies!
All about Government help with childcare costs, including 15 to 30 hours free childcare, Tax-Free Childcare, tax credits, Universal Credit, vouchers and more.
Help for parent carers of children and young people aged 0-25 with additional needs and disabilities to improve and make positive changes to the lives of their families and others.
Providing children, families, carers and professionals with advice, training and practical tools to prevent bullying and protect young lives.
The West Sussex Children’s Safeguarding Board is a partnership of the various organisations and agencies that work across West Sussex in order to keep children safe and promote their well-being.
Jolly Phonics is a fun and child centred approach to teaching literacy through synthetic phonics.
Our Early Years online learning journey.
Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life.
They offer a series of emails and text messages for mums and dads covering a range of topics, including your baby’s development, preparing for labour and choosing childcare.
A website of articles, tips and advice aimed at dads.
They support families whose children are involved with, or require, local authority services because of welfare needs or concerns.
They provide advice and practical support for single parents.
Netmums is a family of local sites that cover the UK, each site offering information to mothers on everything from where to find playgroups and how to eat healthily to where to meet other mothers.
They help parents who are either going through separation or who are struggling with issues associated with parenting after parting.
They places a wealth of research and practical experience directly into the hands of couples and parents, empowering you to work on your relationship for yourself.
Dedicated to helping you get the most out of your relationships, no matter how big or small the issue.
Parenting site by single parents for single parents
They are committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.