Useful websites


The Families in the Foundation Years website – information for all families in England with children under the age of 5


The official UK government website

Provides information about early years education and funding for 3 and 4 year olds.



Dorset County Council’s website includes an “Information for Parents” page with information about education in Dorset.  Use link to “Education and Learning and “Early Years Support”.



This website provides information on inspection and regulation of daycare settings, nurseries, pre-schools, schools, colleges etc.  Inspection reports may be viewed online.


St. Catherine’s Catholic Primary School, Bridport


The Xchange:

The interactive news and information network for children who are disabled and their families across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole.


The Family Information Service (FIS)

Helping people make informed choices about childcare, services for children, young people, families and careers in childcare.


Anything Left-handed:

This website provides products for left-handers and some information too.  It is a profit-making organisation so bear this in mind when using the website.


NSPCC: The Underwear Rule

The Underwear Rule is an easy way that parents can help keep their children safe from abuse - without using scary words or mentioning sex. There is a video online to guide parents, plus information is available for parents and children with learning disabilities. The guide is available in Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish and Russian.

The British Association for Early Education

Provides support, advice and information for everyone concerned with the education and care of children aged 0-8.  Their “Learning Together” leaflets can be downloaded for free.


For women and children against domestic violence.

St Catherine's Pre-school,
3 Sept 2014, 04:38