Useful links

Find more information about different organisations which can provide support and advice with specific issues such as self harm, domestic violence, bereavement and pregnancy.


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Advisory Centre for Education (ACE) - an independent national service centre for parents of children in state-funded education. 

Department for Education - helping children and adults get the most from learning 

Homework Elephant - resources to help children complete their homework

My World of Work for parents - can help you find the information you need to support your child as they begin to make choices about their future career.

National Careers Service - provides information, advice and guidance on all career related topics, including education, training, apprenticeships and employment over the telephone, webchat, email and text message.

Not Fine in School - is a parent/carer-led organisation set up in response to the growing number of children and young people who struggle with school attendance.They provide support and guidance. 

Parents in Touch - an education and information site for busy parents covering curriculums, exams and much more.

ParentKind - provides guidance for parents navigating their child's education.

ParentView - gives parents in England the opportunity to assess state schools against 12 criteria.

Red Balloon - provide an 'intensive care' full-time education for children aged between 9 and 18 who are unable to go to school because they have been severely bullied or who have suffered trauma.

School- Home Support - national charity that places higly trained practitioners in schools to support children and families, whatever they are going through.

The Good Schools Guide - feature more than 400 informative articles covering help, information advice and reviews of schools and tutors.

Tutor Pages - Tutor Pages contains thousands of articles on home tuition topics all written by private tutors. There's also an active forum to discuss private tuition, and a directory of private tutors who can be contacted for free. 

UCAS- helps to inspire and empower people to make aspirational choices about higher education and learning