Useful Links for Parents

Enfield council

Enfield Council find services in your local council

Primary Schools Meals Website information for parents about what is happening in school meals in London Borough of Enfield.

Enfield Sports Enfield Council’s Everybody Active Team offer affordable sporting and physical activity courses and events for all Enfield residents

Parenting

Change for Life Sugar Smart App We all want to take good care of our kids and keep them healthy, but you may not realise just how much sugar is lurking in their food and drink. Download the Sugar Smart app and scan the barcodes of your kids’ favourite food and drink to see how much sugar is lurking inside..

Family Lives offer family support services through a helpline, and online chat.  They also work in many different areas and offering tailored support around issues such as bullying, special educational needs, and support for specific communities.

Think you know for parents and carers who might be struggling to keep up with the things your child is doing online.  This site aims to make parenting simple and offers advice on how to keep your child safe online.

CEOP Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre

Ourpact is a parental control app for iPhones, iPads, and iPods that makes it easy for parents to set limits on how much time your children are spending on their mobile devices.  Create schedules, block all internet and app use at a moment’s notice or reward them with the allowance feature.

Enfield Parents and Children EPC offer services to assist progress at school if your children are facing difficulties. •Enfield SEND IASS •Independent Support •Transition & Preference Advisor •Family Wellbeing Service

BBC Parenting Site Advice for parents of primary-aged children.

One Space Single Parent Action Network provide information  for anyone who is raising children on their own, whether through relationship breakup, illness, bereavement, work commitments or choice.

Netmums is the UK’s biggest parenting website offering local info, expert parenting advice, chat, competitions, recipes and friendly support

Childcare

Informed Families: Enfield’s Family Information Service provide a wide range of information on quality childcare from the family information directory, where you can find child minders, day nurseries, pre-schools, holiday play schemes, out of school clubs, play activities and groups, family support groups and services for disabled children.

Enfield Cildren’s Centre at Raynham Hub – for information and services on activities, health, advice and support, please contact your local children’s centre.  Raynham Children’s Centre 0208 807 4726, Edmonton Children Centre 0208 350 5573.

SEN services

Local Offer for Special Needs & Disabilities The Local Offer is information about services and support for families in Enfield with children/young people aged 0 – 25 years with special educational needs and/or a disability

Disabled Parents Network Disabled Parents Network (DPN) is a national organisation which aims to increase society’s acceptance of disability in parenthood and provide support information and advice to disabled parents and their families.

Our Voice A parent–led organisation working with parents and carers to improve services for children and young people with disabilities or special educational needs in the borough of Enfield.

Learning & resources

Woodlands Primary School A great school website full of learning activities and information for all.

BBC Bitesize A primary school resource for children studying key stage 2 maths, English and science featuring games activities and tests

BBC Number Time A website for children, parents and teachers interested in Key Stage 1 Maths, providing games, songs and animations and ideas for numeracy hour.

Maths is Fun Math explained in easy language, plus puzzles, games, quizzes, worksheets and a forum. For K-12 kids, teachers and parents.

Count On Features games, puzzles and competitions for all ages. Details of events, an online maths museum, newspaper and magazines. Resources for parents and teachers.

Learndirect Adult learning courses.

BBC Adult Learning Lots of information about getting into learning.

Other useful services

Citizens Advice Telephone 020 7833 2181 Specialist services: Debt Relief Order Employment, Housing, Immigration, Legal Rota, Money Advice and Welfare Benefits Education

ChildLine  a private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19. You can contact a ChildLine counsellor about anything – no problem is too big or too small. Call free on 0800 1111.

DirectGov The latest and widest range of public service information from the UK government

Parent Pay You can use our school online payment system to make dinner money top-ups payments quickly and easily. `

Solace Women’s Aid is a charity working to end domestic violence against women and children. Freephone 0808 802 5565 for advice.

Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about your child’s school, from the quality of teaching, to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour.

Youth Wellbeing Directory Whether you’re a young person, looking for help for yourself or someone you know, or whether you’re a teacher trying to help a student find support, the Youth Wellbeing Directory provides a list of local and national organisations for anyone up to the age of 25, along with important information you may find helpful.

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