Child Tax Credits: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/taxcredits/start/who-qualifies/children/index.htm– If you work, you could get extra tax credits to help with your childcare costs
The Parent Site: http://theparentsite.com/ – Interesting pregnancy and parenting articles, informative resources and ideas
Department for Education: http://www.education.gov.uk/ – The Department for Education is responsible for education and children’s services
NCT: http://www.nct.org.uk/ – The National Childbirth Trust (NCT) offers support in pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood. The NCT aims to give every parent the chance to make informed choices, with services, activities and memberships fully accessible to everyone.
Ofsted: http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/ -Ofsted is the inspectorate for children and learners in England. Ofsted contribute to the provision of better education and care through effective inspection and regulation.
National Day Nurseries Association: http://www.ndna.org.uk/ – The National Day Nurseries Association is a national charity which aims to enhance the development and education of children in their early years, through the provision of support services to members.
SureStart: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Parents/Preschooldevelopmentandlearning/NurseriesPlaygroupsReceptionClasses/DG_173054 -Sure Start Children’s Centres Children’s centres provide a variety of advice and support for parents and carers. Their services are available to you from pregnancy right through to when your child goes into reception class at primary school.
Foundation Years: http://www.foundationyears.org.uk/ – This website is for all those who work in the foundation years delivering services for children and families going through pregnancy or who have children between the ages of 0 and 5
Nutritionist resource: http://www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk/easy access to nutritional advice from professionals.
Nursery World: http://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/ – Nursery World is the UK’s leading publication for practitioners and decision-makers across the early years education and childcare sectors.