For Parents

SuperClub Poster 2018This area of the website is designed to provide parents with any information about the School that they need. Both parents of children at Bell’s Brae Primary School and prospective parents may find this information useful.

Please note that no documents containing personal information will be displayed on this website.

If you feel there is anything missing from this section of the site, please contact us.

 

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:

GIRFEC INFORMATION

www.shetland.gov.uk/education/asn_home.asp

If your child is unwell in the morning, please do not put him/her to school. Sending a sick child to school only increases the risk of spreading germs or infection and can sometimes result in someone having to spend lengthy periods of time contacting parents/carers in order to have the child taken home, Advice on the receommended time off school for specific illness can be found in the document below:

Exclusion Criteria for Daycare and Childminding Settings

Please note this states ‘Children with diarrhoea and/or vomiting should be excluded until they have had no symptoms for 48 hours after an episode of diarrhoea and/or vomiting’.

Useful Websites

Net Aware – Guide to social networks your kids use

a site that has reviews and ratings on all of the popular social media sites and apps that kids are using. Parents share how appropriate each site is (by age), features on the site that pose risks for kids and safety advice.

Digital Safety – Staying Safe Online

an article for parents and families that gives an overview of several dangers on the Internet and how to deal with them, such as child online safety, social media safety, etc.

Curriculum for Excellence Films

Recently Scottish Government published four short films on Curriculum for Excellence. These short films will show how much Curriculum for Excellence is already benefiting teachers and young people alike.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/

Here parents/carers can get up-to-date online safety advice for their family and view ‘The Parents’ and Carers’ Guide to the Internet’ at their own convenience at home.

http://www.parentzonescotland.gov.uk/

Description: 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.

http://www.antibullying.net/

Description: A Scottish Executive established network to enable teachers, parents and young people to share ideas about how bullying can be tackled

http://www.hmie.gov.uk/

Description: 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.gridclub.com/ 

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.

http://www.safershetland.com/for-children-and-young-people

Bell’s Brae Primary School is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

 

 

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