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Parenting Information

Shropshire Child Exploitation - Leaflet for Parents & Carers

Trials for SNAP Maths (years 2-6)

Understanding Your Relationships course

There are still places available on the understanding your child and Sleep Tight Workshops starting in May

There are still places available on the understanding your child and Sleep Tight Workshops.

Understanding Your Child Group

Letter from Tanya Miles Executive Director of People, Shropshire Council

The Parenting Team will be delivering face to face as well as virtual Understanding Your Child and Understanding Your Child SEND groups from January 2022. Please find attached posters with further details.




Letter from Tanya Miles Executive Director of People, Shropshire Council

Shropshire Libraries - Winter Mini Challenge

Reading with your child

Please see below information from Shropshire Council's Parenting Team


Our 2 Understanding Your Child groups starting next week have got a few places available


Attached is a poster advertising the fantastic range of online courses, available for free to all residents of Shropshire by using the code DARWIN18 when visiting




Shropshire Food Poverty Allience

Crossroads Together

Understanding Your Child's Mental Health

Forest School Sessions

This page of our website is for parents/carers.  There are lots of opportunities for you to learn how to support your child.   If we can help in anyway please do get in touch. Check this page our on a regular basis as we are updating it with new opportunities weekly. 

Parenting Team

Information received from The Parenting Team, Shropshire Council:


It’s been an anxious year for many adults, children and young people alike. We know many of you are worried about the impact of the pandemic on your children.

The Solihull Approach (NHS) has just released a BRAND NEW online course FREE TO ALL residents of Shropshire:

‘Understanding your child’s mental health and wellbeing’


How do I access?


What’s the code?

  • If you haven’t used it already here is the access code for all the online courses (funded for residents): DARWIN18

·         If, like many parents, you have already used this code, log into your account here and this course will be ready in your dashboard to start whenever you are ready.


Can I tell my family and friends?

Absolutely! Share the news with family members and other families in the area so that they too can take advantage of this fantastic opportunity.


How long is it?

‘Understanding your child’s mental health and wellbeing’ itself is in 2 parts (2 modules long in total):

  1. Take Part 1….
  2. …then take ‘Understanding your child’ OR ‘Understanding your child with additional needs’ (11 modules each taking 10-15 minutes to complete, benefitting from time to digest in between)….
  3. …then take Part 2.


If you like this…

…you might like the other courses ‘Understanding your teenager’s brain’ (short course) or ‘Understanding your child’s feelings’ (taster course) , or other courses in the series.


Could you foster?

Nexus Fostering is a well-established and highly regarded fostering agency, based in Telford, who are urgently seeking full-time & respite foster carers throughout the area. The agency is rated Ofsted 'Outstanding' in all areas and place a high premium on the quality of support and care that they provide to every one of the foster carers and, in turn, the children and young people placed with them.


To find out more about becoming a foster carer or a respite carer please call 0800 389 0143 or email



Please see below information received from Veg Power:

As part of their ongoing mission to encourage the UK to eat more veg, they would like to make it easier for parents and carers to add more veg to children's lunchboxes. Recent research from Leeds University found that only one in five children had any vegetables or salad in their packed lunch. 
To support parents and to make this task as simple as possible, they have developed a ’60 Second Lunchbox Hacks’  that features easy-to-implement ideas.

 ’60 Second Lunchbox Hacks’