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Useful Information

Useful Information


Information for Parents/Carers –


The NHS has provided information on mumps in the link below:

Follow Link to NHS information


Programmes, Activities and Groups for Parents and Carers in North East

Download PACS Booklet

Download at a glance Booklet

Download Leith Booklet


Coronavirus update

Download NHS Update


ESOL classes being offered by Lifelong Learning in North East Edinburgh.

Download Flier


Every Day English Classes for Women

At Northfield Community Centre, 10 Northfield Road. EH8 7PP

Download Flier


All about Expanding Early Learning and Childcare

A guide for parents and carers

Download Guide


Winter 2019/20 Respiratory Illness

You will probably be aware that we have seen a large number of respiratory outbreaks in nurseries and schools in the past few weeks. These have caused service disruption with staff shortages and many pupils being absent from school/nursery. This guidance offers advice for parents to minimise the risk of catching or spreading flu/cold like illness. 

Download guidance letter


Police Scotland – Edinburgh Division – Festive Period Security Advice

https://www.scotland.police.uk/keep-safe/home-and-personal-property/secure-your-home


Support Sessions on Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Issues

Support and Information Sessions are for Parents and Carers who are concerned about their pre-teen or teenager’s emotional wellbeing and mental health.

Download Flier


Leith Community Centre

Fun Family Drop-in – Activities, arts and snacks

Download Flier


East of Scotland Para-sport Festival 2020

For children and young people in mainstream education with a physical, visual or hearing impairment

Download Flier


P1-7 Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Parent Information Sessions

ASD information sessions are now planned for parents and carers of P1-7 children with ASD.

Please note these sessions are for adults only. There will be no crèche facilities.

Download Flier


Playscheme Service

The City of Edinburgh Council will be delivering a play scheme service for disabled children and young people in 2020 for 8 weeks of the school holidays.

Download Enquiry Form 2020


Digital Parenting Guide

We want all families to benefit from Digital Parenting. Please share with anyone else you think may be interested in ordering the Digital parenting Guide, by using this link: www.parentzone.org.uk/digitalparenting


Delaying your child’s entry to Primary School – Session 2020-2021

Primary Schools within the City of Edinburgh Council are embracing approaches to learning that build upon the skills and experiences of the children from Early Learning and Childcare Settings which support a smooth transition into Primary One.

Download Further Information


Changes in your School Nursing Service

There is a new role for school nurses to support children and young people.

For more information on what school nurses do, please go to our website.

https://services.nhslothian.scot/SchoolNursing


Parent and Carer Peer Support Group

The Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCiL)  facilitates a peer support group for parents and carers of disabled children and young people and children and young people with additional support needs.

Download Support Group Leaflet


Term dates (www.edinburgh.gov.uk/termdates)

Information on free schools meals (www.edinburgh.gov.uk/schoolgrants)

Assistance with school transport (www.edinburgh.gov.uk/info/20105/support_for_pupils/1586/apply_for_free_school_transport)

Information on admissions (www.edinburgh.gov.uk/schoolplaces)

The Bright Futures blog on your homepage (www.edinburgh.gov.uk/brightfutures)

Information on school closures in severe weather (www.edinburgh.gov.uk/severeweather)