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Advice for Parents

Advice for parents of children who have SEND - Special Educational Needs /Disabilities

Please follow the link below to our SEND page, which has useful resources for you.

Free School Meals

Children are entitled to free school meals if their families receive certain benefits.  If you have not already done so, you will need to apply to Lancashire County Council to register and you will need your national insurance number - use the link below or call 01772 532109.


Please note that this is not the Universal Infant Free School Meal scheme where meals are provided free of charge for Infant children at school.

The Internet

Below you will find some useful parent information and guidelines produced for you.  Please supervise and monitor your child's use of websites, social media etc.



DfE Guidance for parents and carers: keeping children safe online

We have updated our information for parents and carers to include a section on keeping children safe online. It provides links to online resources that will help support parents and carers in keeping their children safe online.


6.3 Where can I go to get support to help keep my child safe online?

There is a lot of support available to keep your child safe online. Below are some useful links to help parents and carers:

  • Thinkyouknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online)
  • Internet matters (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Parent info (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • LGfL (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Net-aware (support for parents and careers from the NSPCC)



The full document can be found in the guidance for parents and carers on the closure of educational settings:

Scarlet Fever

Children with scarlet fever should stay off nursery or school for 24 hours after starting antibiotics or, if not on antibiotics, until their fever is gone.


Please use the link below to the nhs website for further information and advice.

Useful Links

If you are a parent or carer, we hope you will find the web links below useful.