Parent Support

Useful Links
Please find below useful information links on National and Local websites about school and home life.
For further information and resources please also see Children’s Commissioner  – Resources for Families 

Wolverhampton Information Network
Support for parents and those caring for them.

​​Parents’ Resources 
Designed to help with the education of your child at home.

Parent Protect
Support to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation.

Mermaids UK
Supporting transgender children in schools.

National Domestic Violence Helpline
Support  for people experiencing domestic violence.

Black Country Women’s Aid
An independent charity supporting survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Help to Quit Smoking
Supporting parents who smoke to quick for a healthier lifestyle for them and their children.

Minded For Families 
A free learning resource about the mental health of young people and families.

Hub of Hope
A tool to find local support for health and mental health issues.

​Triple P  – Positive Parenting Program
Supportive guides to overcome any parenting situation.

MiFriendly Cities
Supporting migrant and regugee families.

Black Country Impact
Support to get employment and education opportunities.

NHS Start 4 Life
NHS Service Search

NSPCC Positive Parenting

What To Expect When (30-50 months)

Money Smart
If you are a Wolverhampton Homes tenant, leaseholder or housing applicant and are struggling to pay your rent or other priority bills, our Money Smart team may be able to help.

Household Support Fund
As more households have been affected by the rising cost of living and energy prices, we have introduced some guidance around support around your first application to help us in reaching as many households as possible. 

Home Fire Safety Guide

Wolverhampton Food Banks

Child Accident Prevention Trust
Information to support parents in preventing accidents. The Parent Pack is especially helpful.

Flu Mythbusters

FamiDepartment of Education 
National Education Governing Body. 

Wolverhampton City Council Education and Learning 
Local Authority school information. 

Wolverhampton City Council Admissions 
Apply for a school place for your child.

Direct.Gov – School Overview 
Find out about and apply for school places.

Public Sector Equality Information 
Information about the school’s duty to eliminate discrimination.

Standards and Testing Agency
Information for parents about the curriculum tests at the end of key stage 1 and 2. 

Term Time Holiday Penalties
Wolverhampton Council information about penalties for holidays taken during school term time.

Get Information About Schools
Find detailed information about schools.

Local School Information
Compare school performance information.

Ofsted Parent View for raising standards for children.

Become a School Governor
Information about how to become a school governor to share your skills and insight in order to make schools more successful for everyone.

Hungry Little Minds
A campaign full of ideas and activities to support young children in their development before starting school (0-5 Years Old).

Purple Mash Information for Parents
Guides in supporting your child’s learning at home using Purple Mash

Education City Guide for Parents
An easy to follow video that will support you in helping your child to make the most out of Purple Mash.

Class DoJo
Designed to bring students, teachers and parents closer together.

Bantock School’s social media page sharing important information for parents, achievements and activity ideas for children.

Evidence.Me Parent Share
To view and contribute to Early Years Foundation Stage Pupil Profiles.

Active Parents Guide (Change 4 Life)

NLT Reading at Home Guide

ESOL Stay And Play Sessions

ESOL Classes

Rights Respecting School

Convention on the Rights of the Child

Article Links

3 – Best interests of the child

10 – Contact with parents across countries

18 – Responsibility of parents

20 – Children without families

21 – Children who are adopted

23 -Children with disabilities

25 – Review of a child’s placement

26 – Social and economic help