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Useful articles for parents

Useful articles for parents about e-safety, health and well-being and more.

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  • Horfield residents ... share your views!

    Published 04/01/18

    Are you one of 13,000 residents living in Horfield?

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  • Hope after heartbreak course

    Published 03/01/18

    Do you, or does someone you know, need support following a relationship breakdown?

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  • Stressbusting for Dads

    Published 14/11/17

    Stressbusting for Dads is a 10-week course designed to support fathers in their role as parents. 

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  • Important notice: fidget spinners and cubes

    Published 03/05/17

    As of Monday 8th May, fidget spinners and cubes will be banned at Orchard School Bristol. 

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  • Six apps every parent should know about

    Published 02/05/17

    The 6 apps and services that every parent should know about ... 

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  • What makes a happy school? 

    Published 25/04/17

    Please fill out our survey below to help us shape the future of Orchard School Bristol and the work we do around enhancing the mental health and wellbeing of our students, staff and local community. 

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  • Volunteer opportunity: Work Zone Mentor

    Published 08/02/17

    Buzz Lockleaze is seeking a volunteer mentor to provide 1:1 support for individuals actively seeking work, to help them set and achieve employability goals. For more information, email: You can download an application form in the attachments below. 

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  • What to do if your child is self-harming

    Published 19/01/17

    Finding out your child is self-harming is very upsetting and can stir up a range of emotions. Here, YoungMinds, The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust and The Royal College of Psychiatrists give their advice on how to cope.

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  • Snapchat – what to do if you’re worried

    Published 12/01/17

    Tips on what to do if you're concerned about Snapchat. 

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  • Bullying: a parent's guide

    Published 22/11/16

    Respect Me is Scotland's anti-bullying service. Here, Respect Me's communications manager, Pamela Graham, offers parents advice on bullying: how to recognise it and how to help the children involved... 

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  • Having a positive digital footprint

    Published 11/10/16

    Often we focus on the downsides of having a public and permanent digital footprint, but your child’s online presence can be just as beneficial as it could be damaging.

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  • Pupil Premium and Free School Meals

    Published 20/09/16

    Your child could be entitled some important funding, which will help support them during their secondary education. 

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