Website links can be a route to some really useful resources and information.
We often come across information which we like to share with parents, e.g. we include a lot of website addresses in our Newsletters and have posters around the school at various times of the year for pertinent issues.
We are also in contact with a lot of groups and agencies in and around Luton. Click on the link below for a list of telephone numbers.
The following three links are aimed at supporting talking: Small talk, Tiny Happy People, and Hungry Little Minds. Click on the links below to access the websites:
Please see the list below for other pages and website links which may interest you:
Luton Parent Carer Voice
Luton Parent Carer Voice is a forum of parents and carers of children with disabilities in Luton. They seek to make sure that services in the area meet the needs of children and families.
They hold virtual meetings to share information on a regular basis.
The video on the link below gives more information about the forum:
Moving on to Primary School
Click on the link below for help with getting your child school-ready with a Parents' guide from Flying Start.
LBC admissions department are putting on Zoom sessions to assist parents with Questions and Answers regarding Starting School applications.
Click here to find out more about the Thrive Approach.
Click here to see the link for Luton Culture, which is an arts and cultural charity for the people of Luton and beyond. They showcase high quality arts and cultural activity across our three inspiring heritage sites; Stockwood Discovery Centre, Wardown House Museum and The Hat Factory Arts Centre. They also deliver community-focused Library services and arts in the public realm engagement projects.
Parent Info provides high quality information to parents and carers about their children's wellbeing. Go to http://parentinfo.org/ for guidance on current issues, such as putting your child's photos online etc.
Digiduck's Big Decision is a beautifully illustrated book to read with your under 5 child, and it demonstrates the importance of good online behaviour. Click on the title to download.
Click here to link to Keeping your child safe on line.
Click here to see the link for e Safety Live - Bringing the latest in E-safety to your doorstep.
Click here to see the link for Family Lives -
Click here to see the link for Families United Network -
Click here to see the link for the Child Accident Prevention Trust -
Click here to see the link for Flying Start Luton, which is where you will find a lot of information about services that abc Children's Centre used to deliver from this site up to December 2016.
The 'This is Money' site has some helpful information for entitlements to tax relief on childcare payments. Go to www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/article-
Click here to see the link for Home Start Central Beds.
See the January 2014 article regarding volunteers via the link below.
CALM (Children with Autism in Luton). Meetings are held throughout the year for parents of children up to 7 who are on the Autistic Spectrum or have Aspergers Syndrome. Call the SEN team 548167 for more details.
DADS (Dads Autism Discuss Support). Meetings are held throughout the year to support fathers or male carers of children on the Autistic Spectrum or who have Aspergers Syndrome. See the link below for more information and dates of upcoming meetings. Call David Whalley 01582 548339 for more information.
Click here to see the link to Keep Them Safe, protecting children from child sexual exploitation. The link below advertises free elearning courses on this subject.
Click here for the link to the Solihull approach website, Solihull Approach Parenting. The Solihull Approach is based on the original work of Hazel Douglas who has led teams of practitioners and parents to develop the Solihull Approach. The sound and well-researched ideas that underpin the Approach are embedded in every aspect of the
Understanding your child's behaviour groups and courses.
Luton Family Services Directory and the Family Information Service (FIS)
The directory is collated by the FIS and compromises services which offer Luton children and their families any aspect of education, health, childcare, benefits and support etc. Click here to find out more.