Welcome to our Parents/Carers page.

 

Here you will find the latest newsletters and letters, as well as other information that you might find useful.

Newsletters

Newsletter March 2018 Word
Newsletter February 2018
Newsletter December 2017 Word (1)
Newsletter September 2017 Word
Newsletter June 2017 Word
Recent Letters
Dietary Requirements Letter

Useful Forms

Holiday Form1 new

School Uniform Order Form

PLEASE NOTE:
Orders will take approximately 1 week to arrive
We will telephone you on the contact number above when your order is ready to collect.
ALTERNATIVELY YOU CAN PURCHASE ITEMS IN STORE AT BIRDS OF DEREHAM OR ONLINE AT
www.birdsofdereham.com

 

Job Centre Information

A message on behalf of Jobcentre Near Me.
“We’ve made it easier to find local Jobcentre Plus offices, benefits and employment information.”
Please click on the link below for further information.

http://www.jobcentrenearme.com 

 

KS1 Parent Information Powerpoint Sept ’17

 Please click on the link below to download the PowerPoint used at the above meetings.
Fakenham Infant and Nursery School KSOne parents meeting

 

 

The  National Curriculum – A guide for parents with

children in years 1 and 2

 

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Keeping Your Children Safe Online

  • Internet Matters is a non profit organisation set up to support internet safety with children and teenagers. There comprehensive website can support parents in understanding different sources of social media and the risks attached to them. It also provides a guide to different apps and their suitability.
The following links will be of use:
https://www.internetmatters.org/about-us/
Apps and social networking:
https://www.internetmatters.org/hub/guidance/age-can-child-start-social-networking/

 


  • We use the ReadWrite inc. programme to teach reading and to develop the skills needed for writing. We link what we learn during these sessions and use these skills to read and write across the whole curriculum.
  • For more information about this programme please click on the links below.
Eary Years RWI – Powerpoint from the meetings held September 2016
http://www.oxfordschoolimprovement.co.uk/resources/view/ebook-library
This is a fantastic link that takes you to a huge range of online ‘ebooks’ that will suit all ages and reading abilities.
http://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/parents/
Lots of information on the Read Write Inc programme especially for parents.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5J2Ddf_0Om8
A youtube video showing the ‘pure sounds’ approach that is used in the Read/Write programme.
Other useful links
http://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/resources/storytime-home/
http://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/resources/sound-pronunciation-guide/
http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1/278-0293948-1280742?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=read+write+inc

 Tapestry

 

 

 

Click on the links below, to download tutorials for using Tapestry on iOS, Android and online.
Tapestry-for-Parents-Web-Tutorial1
Tapestry-for-Parents-Android-Tutorial
Tapestry-For-Parents-iOS-Tutorial

 FINS Key Stage 1 Information powerpoint

 

 


 

An interesting link about a tricky thing to talk about.

 

http://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/underwear-rule/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=promoted%2Bpost&utm_content=underwear%2Bhub%2Bfacebook%2Bpromoted0&utm_campaign=201507-underwearrule

 

Here’s a link to the Council’s Play and discover website. It has lots of useful information.
https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/children-and-families/childcare-and-early-learning/family-information-service


Norfolk SEND Partnership

Norfolk Parent Partnership provides information and support for parents and carers of children with special educational needs.

What do they do?

People with Leaflets
Offer confidential telephone support and information
Provide written information
Put parents and carers in touch with others who may be able to help
Offer the support of a volunteer Independent Parental Supporter
Provide training for Volunteers
Ensure parents views are represented and influence SEN Policy and Practice
Click here to visit their website.NSENDP

 Moving home?

Please be aware that if you are moving and need to move your child/ren to another school then you must apply to the relevant county council for a school place. If you are moving within Norfolk you may find this link useful.

https://www.norfolk.gov.uk/education-and-learning/schools/school-admissions

Here is a link to a guide to e-safety  (keeping your child/ren safe while they’re using the internet).

 


This link is full of games, videos and activities to help teach your child/ren to stay safe on the internet – suitable for children from 3 – 7 years.