Parent Portal- Top Tips for Parents

We know that supporting your children as they grow and develop can be a challenge.

  This Parent Portal is to help parents/carers with information, ideas and links to useful resources to help at home.



Emotially Based School Avoidance (EBSA):  Parent/Carer Booklet of Information and Resources from Wakefield



Learn more about what is happening in maths at Newlands and find some useful links for parents/carers to support your child in that area.

Autumn 2022

Top Tips Videos for Parents: 

We have developed a number of short videos you can watch to help your child physically, emotionally and academically.

You can find them here on our YouTube Channel Playlist- Parent Guides: 


 Mental Health:

You can  find Mindfulness videos that have been created by Mrs Prince.  Each short video has a different mindfulness strategy to try with your child.

They can be found here: 



We have put together a support Guide that parents/carers may find useful filled with ideas, activities and information for supporting the mental health of your children. 


Sleep Issues- 

A FREE helpline is run by trained sleep advisors, many of whom are specialists in working with SEND. We can talk to young people directly, or parents (we can also talk to adults, including older people, about their sleep issues).
The helpline is open 5 times a week, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday evenings 7-9pm, and Wednesday mornings 9-11am. The number is 03303 530 541.

Other Useful Links


Department for Education

E-Safety- Think You Know Website- CEOPs


Lots of useful advice for parents on a range of issues including cyber bullying, online reputations and online grooming. There is also a link to a useful ‘guide for parents’.

Useful articles on a range of current Esafety issues and new apps and websites including Minecraft, Snapchat and ooVoo. New articles are added regularly.

The official site of the National Crime Agency’s CEOP (formerly the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre). The site has advice and useful information and a link for reporting online abuse, exploitation or inappropriate images.

More links and advice for parents and children including resources linked to Safer Internet day which we mark in school each year.

NSPCCs own website with lots of safety advice including videoas to watch with your children and a link to their work with o2.

 Lots of e-safety advice including a section specifically for preschool and primary.