School readiness useful links
Please find a list of links to other sources of information and useful resources to help you and your child be school ready.
Buckinghamshire Council family learning page: www.adultlearningbc.ac.uk/family-learning/
NHS change for life guide to healthy eating: www.nhs.uk/change4life
Buckinghamshire Council family information service: familyinfo.buckinghamshire.gov.uk
NHS guidelines for physical activity: www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/physical-activity-guidelines-children-and-young-people/
School height and weight measurements: School_height_and_weight_measurements.pdf
How do I get my pre-schooler ready for school during the pandemic? Informative blog on www.schoolguide.co.uk
Parents’ Guide to the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework Exciting times ahead for you and your child: EYFS_Parents_Guide-amended.pdf
The Rafi-Tone app is designed to make using an inhaler with a spacer easier and more fun for young children with wheeze or asthma symptoms. With guidance from Rafi Robot, the app’s star, your child can improve their breathing technique.
Download on the App Store (Apple devices)
Get it on Google Play (Android devices)
Encouraging independence – useful links
The children’s bladder and bowel charity: www.eric.org.uk
Handwashing song on YouTube:
NHS Children’s teeth www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/taking-care-of-childrens-teeth/
Brush DJ plays two minutes of your music so you brush your teeth for the right amount of time. The app has short videos on how to brush your teeth and how to clean in between them using an interdental brush or floss.
Preparing fruit and vegetables: www.bbc.co.uk/food/techniques
Access effective, evidence-based tools and resources to help you to establish healthy eating habits in your children
Apply for free school meals
Why 5 a day?
The association of UK dietitians – let’s cook videos
Children’s healthy weight