Links for Parents

National Council for Special Education ://ncse.ie/for-parents

 

There are lots of resources, tip sheets and information from Junior Infants to sixth class on the NCCA website, these include support for numeracy and literacy, standardised tests, school reports and post primary education. National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) resources for parents  https://ncca.ie/en/primary/resources-for-parents/

 

Primary School Curriculum – https://www.curriculumonline.ie/Primary/

 

Anti- Bullying Information

https://www.education.ie/en/Parents/Information/Bullying-Procedures/Bullying-Information-for-Parents-and-Students.html

 

TUSLA Child and Family Agency – https://www.tusla.ie/services/family-community-support/

 

St. Enda’s NS, Kilnadur Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/stendasns/

 

Stay Safe Programme http://www.staysafe.ie

 

Relationships and Sexuality Education in Primary School- Tips for Parents  https://www.pdst.ie/sites/default/files/RSE%20in%20Primary%20School%20Parent%20Tips.pdf

 

Making the Big Talk Many Small Talks – https://www.pdst.ie/sites/default/files/Making%20the%20Small%20Talks%20Big%20Talks.pdf

 

Tom’s Flower Power (RSE for younger pupils) – https://www.sexualwellbeing.ie/for-parents/tom-power-flower.pdf

 

Busy Bodies – basic information on puberty and human reproduction for 5th and 6th Class.

https://www.sexualwellbeing.ie/for-parents/resources/busy-bodies-adolescent-development-resources.html

 

IT resources for parents   https://www.webwise.ie/parents/

 

Internet safety https://www.tusla.ie/uploads/content/guide_that_provides_helpful_tips_how_to_support_children_to_be_safe_online.pdf

 

The National Parents Council exists to ensure that all parents are supported and empowered to become effective partners in their children’s education.  https://www.npc.ie

 

A website which is full of ideas for learning, initiated by the Department of Education and Skills.    https://www.helpmykidlearn.ie/

 

Information and activities on History, Geography & Science broken down into class levels      https://www.askaboutireland.ie

 

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)  https://www.sfi.ie/engagement/discover-primary-science-and-maths/

 

Scoilnet is the Department of Education and Skills (DES) official portal for Irish education.  https://www.scoilnet.ie

 

Oxford Owl is an award-winning website from Oxford University Press, created to support children’s learning both at home and at school.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk

 

Music lessons and resources available for all ages. https://dabbledoomusic.com/p/parents-subscription-full-access

 

National Geographic for kids (Science, Geography and History)                                              https://kids.nationalgeographic.com

 

Scratch is a free programming language and online community where your child can create their own interactive stories, games, and animations.  https://scratch.mit.edu/about

 

Starfall is a helpful website for practicing phonics. https://www.starfall.com/h/

 

Twinkl provides access to a huge array of activities and downloadable worksheets

https://www.twinkl.ie

 

Cula4 – This site provides programmes and games that will support language skills in Irish. Your child will benefit greatly from listening to spoken Irish regularly at home   https://www.cula4.com/en/

 

Child-friendly resource where kids can learn about science and space.

https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html

 

The Laya Super Troopers programme is specially designed for 4th, 5th and 6th Class to encourage a healthy active lifestyle at home  https://www.layasupertroopers.ie