Family Support & Links

We have been updating the files section of our 'Family Support and Links' page with information on support for families from the 'Family Hub' and clubs and activities in the local area.

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The newsletter with hyperlinks is available at the bottom of the page in the files section

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1pm Session Link

3pm Session Link

5pm Session Link

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To click the links please download the pdf at the bottom of the page

English as a Second Language Classes within the community

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Please scroll to the bottom of the page to access the link for the Supporting Parents to Understand Anxiety file  and the hyperlinks for the Health School News. 


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Scroll to the bottom of the page to the files section to download further information 




There is a downloadable file for both the Wigan and the Leigh course at the bottom of the page.


Useful Websites for Parents

Family information Service

Find local health services, support groups and ways to keep fit and healthy for you and your family.

Advice from the NHS 

Threadworms - NHS (

Common signs and advice with dos and don'ts for threadworms

Head lice and nits - NHS (

How to spot headlice, how to get rid of them and how they spread

NSPCC advice to parents on social media

The National Autistic Society

Gives information about autism, parental advice, strategies and approaches, etc.

British Dyslexia Association 

A useful website with information about dyslexia, assessment and identification, exam concessions, etc.

Dyspraxia Foundation

Offers information and supports individuals and families affected by developmental dyspraxia through books, suggestions, a teen newsletter, and an adult support group.

Young Minds

The UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

ADHD Foundation 

A useful website that provides information and guidance around Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Child and Adolescent Mental Health 

Provides a free and comprehensive source of information for young people, parents and professionals about the range of mental health difficulties and disorders that may be encountered during childhood and adolescence.

Wigan Family Welfare 

A useful website that describes the counselling service we have in school.

The Anti-Bullying Alliance

Gives useful information and advice about how to deal with bullying and the impact that bullying can have.

Contact a Family

An organisation that provides information and support to parents of children with many different sorts of disability.

Talking Point

Talking Point provides a guide to speech and language services and useful links to other associated websites.

Wigan Council’s 0-19 Gateway Service

Information on the 0-19 Gateway service that Wigan Council provides for young people. There is also an additional information leaflet about the service.


A useful website for keeping young people safe online.

No Panic

This website provides valuable information for sufferers and carers of people who have panic attacks, anxiety, phobias and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD).


Glasses that intend to reduce or stop visual stress.

Autism Resources for Families

Resources about Autism Specturm Disorder (ASD) from the National Autism Center.

Reduce the Noise 

Help loved ones with sensory overload enjoy shopping.

Temple Grandin’s Teaching Tips

Teaching tips for children and adults with autism.

Hungry Little Minds Campaign

Simple, fun activities for kids, from newborn to five

Tiny Happy People

Tiny Happy People is here to help you develop your child's communication skills through simple interaction and play.


Files to Download

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