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The phonics and reading scheme used in KS1 is: Read Write Inc

The reading scheme used in KS2 is: Big Cat

A school meal costs £1.70 per day (£8.50 per week). The children have a choice of 2 different hot meals/ jacket potatoes/ paninis/ wraps /sandwiches and a choice of 2 desserts.

The school needs to ask all parents for information regarding their free school meal entitlement. It is very important that this information is correct as the provision of school meals is affected by these figures and you may also be losing out on your entitlement. You can check your eligibility for free school meals on Bradford Council’s website.

A copy of the school dinner menu can be obtained from school.

Parents can now pay for school dinners through ParentPay.

Below is a list of websites and information which may be of use to parents.

Information on how to access the School Performance Tables on the DfE website, please visit www.education.gov.uk

Parents View (Ofsted)

E-Safety leaflet for parents (Urdu)

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents A helpful website with downloadable guides regarding child internet safety

Safe smartphone use for children’. Please click this link to find a guide which is user friendly and can act as a quick reference when discussing smartphones with your child.

The Active Change Foundation (ACF) – The Active Change Foundation provide a confidential helpline to prevent British nationals from travelling to conflict zones. ACF Confidential helpline telephone number is 02085392770.

Bradford Council’s Children’s Social Care Services:

01274 437500 (8.30am- 5pm Monday – Thursday, 8.30am – 4.30pm Friday)

01274 431010 Social Services Emergency Duty Team

01274 435600 Children’s Specialist Services

If you believe a child is in immediate risk of harm, contact the police on 999

Child Accident Prevention Trust – The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) is dedicated to reducing the number of children and young people killed, disabled and seriously injured as a result of accidents

Save The Children – Long-term development and prevention work to help children, their families and communities to be self-sufficient. We learn from the reality of children’s lives and campaign for solutions to the problems they face.

Family and Childcare Trust – Runs a helpline for parents with general childcare queries. Their web site contains information on childcare options and details of financial support available to pay for childcare.

Home Start (UK) – Home-Start is the UK’s leading family support organisation for families with children in the 5+ age group. Home-Start volunteers provide emotional and practical support and friendship to families in their own homes. By doing so they represent a lifeline for many families when things are difficult.

Family Holiday Association – A national charity dedicated to providing holidays for deprived families.

NHS Choices – Provides a large database of information about common complaints together with self-help advice.

ParentLine Plus – A source of help before a problem becomes a crisis! They provide help and information to anyone looking after a child including parenting courses.

Contact a Family – UK charity helping children with special needs and/or disabilities.

BBC Adult Learning – Lots of information about adult learning.

Bradford Metropolitan District Council – Various information about the services provided by the Bradford Council.

DirectGov – The new place to find government services and information.

ParentLink – ParentLink is designed to increase parents’ confidence and skills by supporting and linking them with a network of information, ideas and community services.

Citizens Advice Bureau – The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policy makers.

Open University – Look in to learning something new today.

Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents – This site may provide help and advice for parents of children with Autism