Parent Resources


Text & Email messaging service

Show my Homework
Online homework calendar
Show My Homework

Cashless online system for payment of school meals & trips

Go 4 Schools
Online Assessment & Reporting System
Go 4 Schools

Guide to help and support pupils and students to become independent learners and take ownership of their progress in subjects
Heros Guide

Free School Meals
Information on eligibility and how to apply 
Free School Meals

E-Safety Information
Various sites providing information on various aspects of internet safety

Barnado's: Child Safety on the Internet
Childnet:Internet Safety for Young People
CEOP: Internet Safety
Kidsmart: Support For Children, Parents & Professionals
ThinkUKnow: CEOP Centre for Internet Safety
UK Safer Internet Centre
ParentZone: Information for a Digital Family Life
Parent Port: Make a Complaint
Internet Matters - can help you set up your devices safely
Herts Grid online safety resources
Safer Internet Day
Internet Matters
PEGI - Pan European Game Information - age restrictions, parental controls
NSPCC Net Aware
Know IT All
Safer Internet Day Film
Beware of the Cyber Playground
Parents Snapchat Guide National Online Safety

Apple – the way to secure your phone is to follow the instructions from Apple to restrict its use

Android – Dinner Time Plus – third party app which lets parents remotely control children’s devices

Family Link – A Google app which allows users of Android 7.0 or higher devices to regulate the use of their children’s devices

Families First
If your family needs extra support and you don’t know where to turn, you may find that the Families First Portal can provide you with links to some helpful organisations.
Families First Portal
When you follow the link click on Public Area

Family Service Directory
Local information on a wide variety of services and activities for children, young people and their families
Herts Family Service Directory

PIXL Prepare to Perform
Tips & healthy eating suggestions to support your child through their exams
Exam Tips
Healthy Eating Recipes

Family Lives
Confidential, supportive, non judgemental advice about all apects of family life 
Family Lives T: 0808 800 2222

Free confidential helpline for parents and teens who need advice on drugs and alcohol
Frank  T: 0300 123 6600 (24 hours)

educate against hate
Practical advice and support to help all individuals with an interest in keeping children safe from the dangers of extremism
educate against hate 
Charity specialising in child protection and dedicated to the fight for every childhood
No Harm Done
Resources to help with individuals who may be self harming
No Harm Done

The links above are to external sites which are intended to aid & support the user. It should be noted that the views and opinions given by these external sites do not necessarily reflect those of The John Henry Newman Catholic School.