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Reading Support

  • Why read to your child?
  • 10 things to think about when reading to your child.

Spelling and Phonics Support

  •  For further guidance and information about Read Write Inc. Phonics, visit the link below.
  • What is Read Write Inc. Phonics

  • How to say the sounds.

  • Understanding phonics.

Mathematics Support


SEND Support


DSPL is a Hertfordshire-wide partnership approach where parents, staff in early years settings and schools, further education colleges, local authority officers and representatives from other agencies, work together as part of an Area Group, reviewing and developing the range of provision and support services available to their local community that :

  • Meets the needs of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), aged 0-25, as close to home as possible.
  • Improves outcomes for wellbeing and attainment
  • Widens choice for children and parents/carers
  • Removes barriers to learning
  • Uses resources more effectively


Help your child to get the most out of the internet whilst staying safe – click here to find out more

NSPCC Resources

Underwear Rule, also called the PANTS rule.

Learn how to talk to your child about staying safe from sexual abuse.

NSPCC Helpline

For parents who need technical and practical support about how to keep your child safe online. The number is 0808 8005002.

NSPCC Adult Helpline

This is for any professionals or adults in the community who have concerns about a child. They can call and speak to trained professionals for advice and access free resources and be informed about where to gain support in their local area. The number is 0808 8005000.