Parents

 The special Summer Edition of the family activity newsletter has now been released! In this edition families can take part in a virtual sports day, navigate the stars, start checking off a summer bucket list, and take part in some sizzling BBQ recipes – with options for a sweet and savoury tooth! Plus lots more to discover

WC - Families Newsletter Summer 2020.pdf

 

   When two people share responsibility for a child, no matter whether they are still together or separated, the relationship between them has a direct impact on the mental health of their children.

 Please take a moment to look at our Risk and Resilience document.  It contains helpful advice and ideas on supporting your children and helping them to have resilience when they are faced with key events or difficult situations.

Risk and Resilience

 

The Staff and Management Committee hope you find the following information helpful for you and your children. 

 

 

Advice for Parents When Using Tutors or Clubs

 

Check out the Online Safety section for advice and guidance to safety online.

 

All students now have free access to Seneca - a revision and homework platform making studying more fun. Seneca is an interactive way to learn official course content. Their web app covers 150+ exam board specific courses condensing what students need to know for their exams. The software is able to identify gaps in learning. For instance, when you get a question wrong, the platform will repeat the topic in different formats and their smart algorithm has proven to make students remember topics 2x faster. Seneca is totally free for students, teacher and parents. You can sign up via senecalearning.com

 Wakefield council have put on their website useful information during the corona virus pandemic, this may be useful for families who are struggling for help and where to find information.
 The link is:- https://www.wakefield.gov.uk/about-the-council/coronavirus-information  There are also some community Hubs up and running to help vulnerable families.
Community Hubs
Altofts

The Brig

0345 8 506 506

CommunitySupportVolunteer@wakefield.gov.uk

Castleford area

Queen’s Mill (Castleford Heritage Trust)

01977 556741

john.heywood@castlefordheritagetrust.org.uk

lornamalkin@googlemail.com

Airedale Hub (Chrysalis at The Active Centre

01977 730130

07793 278511

chrysproj@aol.com

 

Eastmoor

Eastmoor Community Project

St Swithun's Centre

01924 361212

info@eastmoorcommunity.co.uk
cbann@eastmoorcommunity.co.uk

orowley@wakefield.gov.co.uk

Horbury

Senior Citizens Support Group

01924 565859

enquiries@scsg.co.uk

Knottingley

Kellingley Club

07951 916738

CommunitySupportVolunteer@wakefield.gov.uk

Lupset

St George's Centre

01924 369631 sheena.ibbotson@stgeorgeslupst.co.uk

berni.obrien@stgeorgeslupset.org.uk
wayne.kelly@stgeorgeslupset.org.uk

Normanton and Featherstone

The Well

07872 551640

rlucas@kinsley-fitzwilliam.org.uk

tcarrington@kinsley-fitzwilliam.org.uk

 

Featherstone Community Hub

0345 8 506 506

CommunitySupportVolunteer@wakefield.gov.uk

 

 

Ossett

Ossett Community Hub

0345 8 506 506

CommunitySupportVolunteer@wakefield.gov.uk

Pontefract

St Marys Centre

01977 705341 denisepallett@stmaryscommunity.co.uk

South East Wakefield

Kinsley and Fitzwilliam Centre

01977 610931

rlucas@kinsley-fitzwilliam.org.uk
tcarrington@kinsley-fitzwilliam.org.uk

Hemsworth Community Hub

0345 8 506 506

communitysupportvolunteer@wakefield.gov.uk

Westfield Centre/ South Elmsall

01977 642335

info@southelmsallcouncil.co.uk
Ackworth Parish Council, Ackworth Churches, and Ackworth School (Ackworth Covid-19 Response)

01977 233600 (Ackworth School)

info@ackworthparishcouncil.gov.uk

Wakefield Central

Lightwaves and Next Generation Youth and Community Project

01924 360158

info@lightwaves.org.uk

ayub@nextgeneration.org.uk

helen@nextgeneration.org.uk
St Catherine's Church Centre

01924 211130

lisa@stcatherines-wakefield.org.uk

Wakefield Rural

Havercroft and Ryhill Centre

01226 727824

faith@havercroftcentre.com

fheptinstall@wakefield.gov.uk
katherine.walker@havercroftcentre.com

Wrenthorpe, Kirkhamgate, Carr Gate

Wrenthorpe Village Hall

07471 141672

assistwrenthorpe@gmail.com

 

OTHER USEFUL LINKS

 Low self-esteem can affect everything, from school work to how your child  socialises with others.  This document will give you the information you need to  help your child feel confident so they are  able to reach their full potential.

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