Useful Links for Parents

Here you will find useful documents to download and links to external sites. Please note that St. James’ C.E. Primary School is not responsible for the content of these sites.


What is Dyslexia? Newsround guide

Dyslexia affects the way you recognise the sounds that groups of letters make. It can make it hard to read and write amongst other things. Discover the facts in this helpful guide.

Reading Difficulties

What mystifies many parents is where and why the reading process breaks down. Although, problems may occur in any area, decoding, comprehension, or retention, the root of most reading problems, in the view of many experts, is decoding.


Young Sibs

Information for siblings of disabled children

Support your Child’s Education

Advice for parents from homework help to Special Educational Needs. Find out how to help your child at school, college and university.

Children’s Food Trust

UK organisation to improve the nutrition of school meals, providing news, information, guidance, resources and research.

This is an exciting new online service that has been launched by Parenting UK and partners, as part of the government Parent Know How Innovation Fund. The website offers parents short and engaging videos about problems they may face as parents. It provides a new way of supporting parents and carers, especially those not currently accessing services. The videos are designed for parents with children from the ages of 5-19 and range across three main categories of learning, behaviour and well-being. Through the website and videos, parents will be offered practical advice delivered by parents and experts combined with signposting to other resources and organisations.