Parents and Carers

Parents and Carers

Christmas Holidays 2020

A new coronavirus guide for parents and carers in Somerset is available to help steer a safe course over Christmas.

The at-a-glance guide gives advice on a range of scenarios from what to do if a child has Covid-19 symptoms to travelling to a different tier area over the festive break.

This link will take you to the Support Services for Education (SSE) website where you can view or download the handy quick guide.

For further information, visit

Submitted by Public Health, Somerset County Council.



Letter to  Carers  from the Virtual School Head July 2020

Return to school letter July 2020

You can find useful information and resources for the parents and carers of young people in care here.

A list of online learning ideas and websites can be found via a link at the bottom of our resources pages which you can access here

Somerset Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB)
You can find lots of useful information for parents and carers on the SSCB website.

Somerset Choices
Local care and services to help you choose the right care and support, including Somerset’s Local Offer.

Short Breaks
Information for children with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities including links to activity Passes and calendar of holiday activities can be found here.

The Fostering Network
Fostering charity who are passionate about the difference foster care makes to children and young people.

Parenting Advice For Foster Carers & Adopters (PAFCA) 

A wealth of information, advice, articles and a therapy directory. Annual Subscription.