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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.

BCC family learning page: www.adultlearningbc.ac.uk/family-learning/

NHS change for life guide to healthy eating: www.nhs.uk/change4life

BCC family information: 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

 

Rafi-Tone app

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.

www.nhs.uk/apps-library/rafi-tone/

 

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/

BrushDJ
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.
www.nhs.uk/apps-library/brush-dj/

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
www.childfeedingguide.co.uk/tips/tips-tools/

Apply for free school meals
www.gov.uk/apply-free-school-meals

Why 5 a day?
www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/why-5-a-day/

The association of UK dietitians – let’s cook videos
https://letsgetcooking.org.uk/lets-get-cooking-at-home/youtube-videos/

Children’s healthy weight
www.livewellstaywellbucks.co.uk/Service/22/childrens-healthy-weight

Me-sized meals
www.lovefoodhatewaste.com/article/food-children-me-sized-meals