This area of the website has been dedicated to provide parents with links to external information which we feel may be interesting and helpful.
If you feel there is anything missing from this section of the site, please contact us to let us know your suggestion.
Useful Websites and Information
http://www.safershetland.com/for-children-and-young-people - This website provides child protection information and contact details for children, young people and adults in Shetland.
Children and Young People Act - Consultation on Guidance
The Scottish Government is undertaking a consultation on the draft Guidance for sections of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. The consultation will be open for comment until 1 May 2015. A leaflet is available for parents interested in taking part in the consultation, and it can be found at the following link: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0046/00469648.pdf
Children 1st 'Parenting Information Sources Report'. This contains some helpful information on support for parents generally, as well as some disability related information: http://www.children1st.org.uk/shop/helpful-resources/for-parents-and-carers/parenting-information-sources-report/c-24/c-101/p-425
NHS advice on the length of time a pupil shoud be kept off school when unwell due to infection or virus: exclusion-criteria-childcare-A3-2011-12
Be Safe Be Sure National Private Fostering Campaign 02-06 December 2013: privatefostering
Curriculum for Excellence - new leaflet for parents/carers as new qualifications introduced: http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/Images/GreatLearninginScotland_tcm4-814175.pdf
Information about the recommendations in the proposed Children’s Bill for Scotland can be found at the following web link: www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Young-People/legislation/proposed-bill
Information about additional support needs, including local and national information about support available and the authority’s duties under the Additional Support for Learning Act 2004, as amended 2009, can be found at the following web link: www.shetland.gov.uk/education/asn_home.asp
Website of Shetland Islands Council which contains a broad range of information on all Council Services, and includes useful links to a variety of other website: www.shetland.gov.uk
Offers a broad range of information for parents, carers and others responsible for school age children. The website also provides a comprehensive list of links to useful organisations and recent publications: www.parentzonescotland.gov.uk/
Practical support, information and resources for the 5-14 national guidelines: www.ltscotland.org.uk/5to14/guidelines
This site is for parents, carers, families and other community members who want to find out more about heatlh promoting schools and how they can support their children and help themselves become healthier: www.healthpromotingschools.co.uk/familyandcommunity
A Scottish Executive established network to enable teachers, parents and young people to share ideas about how bullying can be tackled: www.antibullying.net/
This website contains information of the work carried out by Her Majesties Inspectors of Education. Copies of all HMIE published reports can be viewed here: www.hmie.gov.uk/
Description: Gridclub is the official Scottish Executive out of school, FREE, online education project for 7-11 year olds. It's a safe place to have fun and learn, at home and in school: www.gridclub.com/
Parenting Across Scotland (PAS) is funded by the Scottish Executive to provide a focus for issues affecting parents in Scotland today. PAS is a partnership of different national organisations who draw on their experience to support families to support children: www.parentingacrossscotland.org/
Education Scotland would like to let you know that they are starting a new email update service specifically for parents and carers. To subscribe to this new email update please visit the sign-up page on the Education Scotland website and select News for Parents and Carers: http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/newsandevents/emailupdates/index.asp
Moving to Shetland? This is a PDF guide packed with useful information for all new residents: welcome-pack
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