At Windmill Hill Primary School we always try to provide as much information as we can to the parents and carers of children attending our school. Here you will find some useful links to websites specifically set up for parents and carers of school children.
Click either the title link or the image below to go to the website mentioned.
Are you worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating with you online? You can make a report to a CEOP's Child Protection Advisor by visiting their website, just click the button to visit the site.
- Includes important information about web safety.
If you'd like to know more about Windmill Hill Primary, you can visit our 'School Information' area. There you'll find a link to our Blog, Policies, Results, Ofsted Reports, Code of Conduct and Admissions information.
- Important information about the school.
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. All of the information gathered on the site will taken into consideration when Ofsted decide on which to inspect and when.
- Allows parents the opportunity to have their say about their local school.
The Gov.uk Department for National Statistics for Schools website is a great resource for parents and carers. Here you can find all of the necessary information for your local school and compare it to other schools in your local area, with key statistics covering performances in several key factors.
- Allows parents to view Ofsted Reports from their local school and others.
The Gov.uk financial benchmarking for schools website is another great resource for parents and carers. Here you can find all of the necessary information for your local school and compare it to other schools in your local area, including income and expenditure information.
- Allows parents to view and compare financial statistics with other school.
The Halton Borough Council's website has a range of information for residents of both Runcorn and Widnes. One particular area of their website focuses on school admissions within the borough, with details of availability and useful downloads for children who are starting a new primary or secondary school.
- Gives information regarding school admission places for children in Halton.
At Windmill Hill Primary School, we intend to promote the Local Offer this year. This link provides information regarding support and advice for any children and young people with Special Educational Needs.
- Gives information about the Local Offer available in Halton.
Helping children, parents, carers and young people to take part in decisions that affect their lives. Halton SENDIAS are based in Palacefields, you can call them on:0151 511 7733, or email them at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Advice, guidance or support on any issues affecting you or your child.
Windmill Hill Primary School is an inclusive school. This link presents the guiding principles for inclusive schools in the borough.
- Gives information about Inclusive Schools in Halton.
The NSPCC website has advice available on the steps you can take to help keep a child safe, and what to do if you suspect a child's been abused. Abuse is one of the very worst things that can ever happen to a child. But it's not always easy to pick up the signs. Please visit the NSPCC website for more information.
- Gives information on what to do if you Suspect Abuse.
With the help of the NSPCC's friendly dinosaur Pantosaurus, Talk PANTS is a simple conversation to help keep your child safe from sexual abuse. Talk PANTS helps children understand that their body belongs to them, and they should tell someone they trust if anything makes them feel upset or worried. To help you start the conversation with your child, PANTS will send you helpful tips, advice and materials by email.
- Provides tips and advice to help keep your kids safe.
Net Aware from the NSPCC informs parents and carers about a whole range of internet safety issues. There is plenty of information available about the different social media platforms children are using, whether they're messaging their friends, exchanging pictures or playing online games.
- Provides information about social media.
'National Online Safety' aim to empower teachers, school staff, parents and carers with the knowledge they need to keep children safe online - through equipping school staff, parents and children with the knowledge they need to understand online dangers and how best to react should an incident arise. Visit the National Online Safety website for more information.
- Offers E-safety Tips for parents, carers and children.
The internet provides a space for children and young people to communicate, explore, laugh and learn. There are lots of ways parents and carers can support them in doing these things safely. The toolkit provides three resources that offer practical tips and advice on different aspects of keeping your child safe online.
- Support for parents to start discussions about their child's online life.
Thinkuknow is the education programme of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre aimed at young people, and encourages Internet. It is based around three key themes: How to have fun, How to stay in control (or how to take control), How to report a problem.
- Empowers children and young people to use the internet safely.
The Parents Protect website has advice on the warning signs of abuse and what to look for in adults and children. The signs that an adult is abusing their relationship with a child may not be obvious, visit the Parents Protect advice website for more information.
- Gives information on the Warning Signs of Abuse.
More Helpful Information for Parents & Carers
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Seasonal Help for Parents & Carers
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