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Remote learning has currently been extended by DENI until after half term in February. Parents who require help accessing work from home or who need to book ‘supervised learning’ as keyworkers etc please email: imckane521@c2kni.net. Applications are now open for enrolling in P1 for September 2021
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Useful Links

Newry Sure Start - January Daisy Mail

Kids Ni - Christmas and New Year Magazine 

 

Use the link below to access the Kids NI Latest Magazine.  Some additional Christmas reading with competition and prizes to be won. 

 

https://mailchi.mp/ni4kids/ni4kids-christmas-new-year-2021-issue-out-now?e=e5ce7ba1d8

The Education Authority Safeguarding team have asked us to share the following links with our families

 

Domestic Abuse help Video - Politicians across parties have come together to produce an awareness raising video (with signposting to helplines)

 

The HIDEOUT - Website for children with pointers for where they can seek help if needed. 

 

Hideout poster for children

Parenting Programmes

A range of  evidence based parenting programmes have been planned for the New Year in the Southern Trust area. See summary below. 

 

All programmes are being delivered through zoom at present and are available across the Southern Trust area.  Please contact Miss McKane who will help with registration if you would like to avail of any of these courses. 

 

For a full list including programmes provided by Sure Starts please visit our webpage  http://www.cypsp.org/ebpp/  Details on classification levels, anticipated outcomes are available in the attached flyer (1)  NI Evidence Based Programmes. 

 

 

 

Programme

Target audience/ Age Range

Start Date

Facilitated by/Referral

Website

Early Years

Mellow Bumps Programme-flyer attached (2)

Mums to be 20-30 weeks gestation

February 10th 10.30am-12.30pm

Specialist Health Visitor/Promoting Wellbeing

e: mellow.parenting@southerntrust.hscni.net

t:  028 37 564489  Maureen McSorley

https://www.mellowparenting.org/

Incredible Years Autism & Speech & Language delay programme

Parents of Children 2- 5 years and in some cases up to 7 years

January 21st 10am-11.30am

Autism Services & Parenting Partnership

Referral to: Parenting Partnership Tel: 07880474747
email: parenting.partnership@southerntrust.hscni.net

http://www.incredibleyears.com/programs/parent/autism-spectrum-language-delays/

Incredible Babies Programme

Parent and Babies

Birth-12 months

April 28th 10am-11.30am

Parenting Partnership Tel: 07880474747
email: parenting.partnership@southerntrust.hscni.net

http://www.incredibleyears.com/programs/parent/babies-curriculum/

School Age

Incredible Years School Age

Parents of children 5-12 years

11th January Evenings

7.30-9pm

Parenting Partnership Tel: 07880474747
email: parenting.partnership@southerntrust.hscni.net

http://www.incredibleyears.com/programs/parent/school-age-basic-curriculum/

Incredible Years School Age

Parents of children 5-12 years

13th January 10am-12pm

Homestart Newry/IY Mentor

Homestart Newry
Tel: 028 417 64120 email: niamh@homestartnewry.com

 

http://www.incredibleyears.com/programs/parent/school-age-basic-curriculum/

Teen Programmes

Parents Plus Adolescent Programme-flyer attached (3)

Parents of adolescents

18th January 10am-12pm

Bolster Community, Newry
Tel: 028 30835764 (Aine)
email: 
admin@bolstercommunity.org

https://www.parentsplus.ie/

Odyssey Parenting Your Teen-flyer attached (4)

 

Parents of adolescents

25th  January 7pm-8.30pm

Parenting NI Freephone 08088010722

https://www.parentingni.org/

 

NI Evidence Based Parenting Programmes Information leaflet. Zoom Programmes

Evidence Based Parenting Programs form the SHSCT

If you are a parent or carer, we hope you will find these web and document links useful.

The SYPSP Translation Hub provides Useful information, a valuable point of contact and support for parents and carers in a range of languages. 

Children and Young People's Strategic Partnership (CYPSP) - November newsletter- lots of links to useful information, with links specifically to Newry

Children and Young People's Strategic Partnership (CYPSP) - October newsletter- lots of links to useful info from our area.

Parentline - Back to Basics Update

Healthy Eating in School

 

The Southern Health and Social Services are running a webinar for parents interested in ideas for lunch boxes for the coming year are welcome to register for the webinars - details in picture below.

Healthy Eating in Schools DENI Summary Policy

Education Restart - New Day

 

We are preparing to welcome our P7 pupils back to school on Monday 24th August with our  P2 - P6 pupils returning on Tuesday 1st September. 

 

Further guidance and specific information for our school will be issued on this page by Wednesday 19th August. 

 

In the mean time please have a look at the letters and information leaflet issued by the Department of Education on Thursday 13th August outlining their aims and recommendations to parents.  If you have any specific questions or queries please feel free to email Miss McKane at any time. 

 

imckane521@c2kni.net

Education Authority - Free School Meals - Applications are open for September 2020

 

 

It is particularly important this year that applications are made in good time for this support.  Windsor Hill PS staff will be available to help if needed from 10th August - please call 028 30264047 or email Miss McKane before coming to school.  imckane521@c2kni.net 

Education Authority - Children and Young People Support Services Parents' June Newsletter 

 

 

The Family Support Hubs continue to be open for referrals during the current situation. They will try to access Family Support agencies during this time but this will be subject to individual projects ability to respond.

If you want to advise us of any changes to service provision or have particular needs you want to source during the current situation please contact Helen.dunn@hscni.net and we will try to connect with the appropriate information.

 

 

LINK TO CYPSS Parents' June Newsletter

 

LINK to SWGFL Online Safety information newsletter

Advice for Parents from NSPCC

NSPCC website

 

 

Links from the Education Authority to support parents working at home with children who benefit from additional help. 

 

The following information is aimed at supporting parents during this phase of remote learning.

 

 

The Education Authority’s Literacy Service provides support for pupils, schools and parents in the area of specific learning difficulties in literacy (SpLDs)/dyslexia is available to help

https://www.eani.org.uk/services/pupil-support-services/literacy-service 

 

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