Useful Links (Note: these are links to suggested websites that may be of interest to parents and carers. Rowdeford School is not responsible for the content of these sites)
Please follow the link: https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/
Parent View gives you the chance to tell the Ofstedwhat you think of Rowdeford School. Ofsted will use the information you provide when making decisions about which schools to inspect, and when. To register your views, please follow this link: http://www.parentview.ofsted.gov.uk/
E-Safety for Parents and Carers
We take internet safety very seriously and want to work with parents and carers to ensure our children remain safe when accessing the internet both in school and elsewhere. Here are a number of links to websites especially for parents and carers to support you in providing a safe online environment for your children:
E-Safety for Students
These links are aimed at young people and are deisgned to help them to keep themselves safe whilst online:
Child Protection and your school
Children and young people have a fundamental right to be protected from harm. Families have a right to expect schools to provide a safe and secure environment. Please follow this link to Wiltshire Council's guidance:
Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) is a growing concern in the UK. There is some information from 'Parents against child sexual exploitation' here: http://paceuk.info/about-cse/what-is-cse/ and some online training for parents/carers here: http://www.safeguardingchildrenea.co.uk/resources/keep-them-safe/
We use this resource at school and pupils can now access it at home by clicking on this link: http://www.educationcity.com/
"Supporting parents and carers in Wiltshire through the provision of information, advice and services" http://www.askwiltshire.org/ ASK also produce an excellent guide to parent services called FIND IT! Copies are in school for you to take a look at.
Other Educational Links
Larkrise Community Farm
St Nicholas School
Exeter House School
Further Education Links
Wiltshire College - This link will let you know information about Wiltshire Colleges at Chippenham, Trowbridge, Salisbury and Lackham.
NATSPEC - The association of national specialist colleges.
Websites to visit for advice, support and information
Employment for Learning and Physical Disabilities - A Disability Directory, for activities, events and services in your area.
Afasic - A UK charity that helps and supports children and young people affected by the hidden disability of speech, language and communication impairments and their families.
The Anaphylaxis Campaign
Provides information and support to the growing number of people at risk from life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) and works vigorously to achieve a safer environment for all those with severe allergies.
Autism Education Trust
British Dyslexia Association
Check the map - Find services in your area for people with Learning Disabilities/Difficulties.
Communications Forum Network - This site promotes awareness and knowledge of communication impairment.
Communication Matters - An organisation concerned with the augmentive and alternative communication (AAC) needs of people with complex communication needs.
The Disabilities Trust - The Disabilities Trust was founded in 1979 to provide an imaginative new concept of personal care and specialist housing for people with special needs.
Down's Syndrome Association
Find a Voice - This organisation supports adults and children with communication difficulties
Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
Fragile X Society
I Can - A charity helping with communication and speech and language
I Speek - Free Autism communication resources
The Literacy Trust
MENCAP - The leading UK charity for people with learning disability and their families
MIND - National Association for Mental Health
Muscular Dystrophy Campaign
NAS - National Autistic Society - lots of information about autism
National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease - Brings together people of all ages who have Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis, which includes Proctitis, their families and the health professionals involved in their care. These two illnesses are both forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and they affect about 1 in 400 people in the United Kingdom. We hope that you will find the information you are looking for within our website.
SCOPE - A charity set up to support people with Cerebral Palsy.
Slippery Fish - A site run by Wiltshire Pathways designed for use by children providing information about the services that are available for help
Sparksite - A radio station and website with help and advice for young people in Wiltshire.
Talk About Autism
Tourette Syndrome (UK Association)
ValidateUK - A voluntary proof of age scheme for all young people.
Wiltshire Pathsways - A site with information for use by people who provide services for children, young people and families. Wiltshire Parent Carer Council
Protecting your child online
Click here to find out about CEOP (Child Exploitations and Online Protection Centre) and how you can help keep your child safe online.
If you know of any useful websites we should include please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org and put them for the attention of Rachel Lambert
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