The Department for Children, Schools and Families has produced a booklet designed to help you help your child with their learning.
The booklet, called "Getting into homework: you can help your child" can be downloaded from the link.
Inside you will find some helpful tools and ideas designed for parents/carers to help children with their homework.
YoungMinds - the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
Bullying UK - Advice section for parents on dealing with bullying
Careers advice for parents - aims to give you an easy-to-read overview of all the essential facts on finding jobs and apprenticeships or choosing further and higher education courses which could make a real difference to your child's future career prospects.
Parental Guidance - careers advice from the Career Writers Association
how2become - the UK’s leading careers and educational information and development website. From here, you can learn how to write a CV, how to complete an application form, how to pass psychometric tests and also how to pass any job interview.
The Alcohol Education Trust has a very specific role – to provide alcohol education in different ways, to students age 11 - 18 (via schools) and their parents. You can subscribe to their monthly newsletter.
Parent Support Groups
All 4 Kids UK - Comprehensive directory of information on all areas of parenting
ACE Education - Independent advice to parents on all aspects of education such as admissions, bullying and discrimination
Relate, the relationship people - A site to help parents experiencing difficulties access the support services they need
Couple Connection - Offers relationship support
Gingerbread - Expert advice, practical support and campaign for single parents
OneSpace - Parenting site for single parents
Dad.info - Helping fathers to play a key role in the upbringing of their children
Got a teenager?- from familylives.org.uk this site offers support to parents of teenagers
Family Lives - A charity working for, and with, parents. The biggest independent provider of parenting support
Respect - Working to promote effective interventions with those responsible for domestic violence
One Plus One - Strengthens relationships by creating resources that help families and frontline workers tackle relationship issues early.
Children's Legal Centre - Protecting children's rights in the UK and worldwide.
Parental Rights and Responsibilities from gov.uk - advice on Parental Rights and responsibilities from the UK government.
Special Needs/Disabilities - general
Family Rights Group. Specialist advice to families raising children involved with/needing social care services
Parents with Disabilities Online - Support and information for parents with disabilities
Contact a Family - Advice, information and support to the parents of all children with disabilities
Disability information helpline - provided through the Scope website.
Independent Parental Special Education Advice - IPSEA is a national charity providing free legally based advice to families who have children with special educational needs. All our advice is given by trained volunteers.
Kids - Working for disabled children, young people and their families
Mencap - the voice of learning disability, support for parents of children with learning disabilities
MIND - The national association for mental health
The Council for Disabled Children - We are the umbrella body for the disabled children's sector bringing together professionals, practitioners and policy-makers.
IASS Network - National information on services supporting children with disabilities
Special Needs/Disabilities - specific
ADDIS - The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service
Afasic, voice for life - Overcoming speech impairments
SHINE - Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus
British Dyslexia Association
I can - helps children with communication problems
Down's Syndrome Association - Providing information and support on all aspects of living with Down's syndrome to all who need it
Down’s Syndrome Research Foundation - objective to improve the outcome for all people born with Trisonomy 21 which is the cause of Down's Syndrome.
Epilepsy Action - Help and information for Epilepsy sufferers
National Autistic Society
National Deaf Children’s Society
OCD-UK - supports children and adults affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Royal National Institute for the blind
Action on Hearing Loss - formerly the Royal National Institute for the deaf
SCOPE - Cerebral Palsy helpline
MyChild - Cerebral Palsy online
SENSE - Supports and campaigns for children who are deaf blind
Conductive Education - working to improve the lives of children and adults with neurological motor disorders through the training and practice of Conductive Education
British Stammering Association - Information and advice on stammering
GCF LearnFree.org - For the past decade, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives, completely free.