Portsmouth city council

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Children in employment

Published: 16 January 2014

Guidance on the issues and requirements regarding children in work.

Literary events for schools

Published: 16 January 2014

Details of literary events for schools run by the council's school library service.

Portsmouth Schools

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on all city schools and various school proposals.

Education Improvement

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about education improvement in the city.

Road safety for children to and from school

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on school road safety, driving or walking to school

Special schools

Published: 16 January 2014

Useful information on special schools.

Health

Published: 20 February 2014

Our pages on health life advice and public health information.

School attendance and home educating

Published: 16 January 2014

Useful information about educating your child at home.

Portsmouth Music Hub

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about opportunities and support for Portsmouth musicians.

Child car seats

Published: 16 January 2014

Useful Information on using child car seats

Family information referral

Published: 26 August 2014

An online form for professionals to refer families for support from the Family Information Service.

Social care

Published: 20 February 2014

Information on our social care services for adults, children and carers.

Infant, junior and primary schools - information and catchment areas

Published: 16 January 2014

Information and catchment areas for Infant, junior and primary schools.

Food and weight - children & young people

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on supplying a varied diet to help your child grow and develop.

Safeguarding information for childcare professionals

Published: 16 January 2014

Information and resources to support early years and childcare providers in their policy and practice for safeguarding and child protection.

Help to adapt your home

Published: 16 January 2014

Portsmouth City Council has a range of financial help to cover the cost of adapting your home for your needs.

Healthwatch in Portsmouth

Published: 16 January 2014

Introduction to Healthwatch - a the new consumer champion for health and social care in England.

Healthy recipes and resources

Published: 16 January 2014

Lots of online resources and recipes to help you choose and prepare healthy, tasty food.

Teeth & dental

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on finding an NHS dentist in Portsmouth and how to take care of your teeth at home.

Young people

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on the Are You Sorted? scheme for young people's health and welfare.

Secondary schools - information and catchment areas

Published: 16 January 2014

Information and catchment area maps for all of Portsmouth's secondary schools.

Family support

Published: 15 June 2016

Information for parents about financial help available, working rights and more.

Could you love being a lollipop person?

Published: 30 October 2014

Information on our school crossing vacancies.

School Library Service

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on the school library service

Baffins Pond and Tangier Field

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about Baffins Pond and Tangier Field.

BMX and skate facilities

Published: 16 January 2014

A list of BMX and skate facilities in the city.

School term dates

Published: 16 January 2014

Portsmouth school term dates for current and upcoming school years.

Portsmouth All Sports Club

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about Portsmouth All Sports Club.

Dealing with house dust mites

Published: 23 January 2014

The information on this page aims to give advice on how to reduce mite numbers in the home.

Portsmouth educational psychology service

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about Portsmouth educational psychology service.

Learning and schools

Published: 20 February 2014

Our pages of learning and schools content.

Leisure - apply or book

Published: 03 October 2016

Popular activities and quick links to information on parks, beaches, libraries and museums.

Leisure and Libraries

Published: 20 February 2014

Our pages on the different leisure options and activities available to residents and visitors.

Being a parent

Published: 15 June 2016

Information on the support available to you before and after your child arrives.

Schools plans and policies

Published: 23 January 2014

Documents and policies on school proposals, consultations, finance and organisation.

Health and care

Published: 20 February 2014

Respite care for children

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about shared care, frequently asked questions about about respite care and information on how to offer care.

Carers - frequently asked questions

Published: 22 January 2015

Answers to commonly asked questions and myths surrounding caring

Road safety - working with schools

Published: 16 January 2014

How we work with schools to improve the safety of school journeys, including the JRSO scheme.

Short breaks for disabled children and young people

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on Short Break opportunities available for disabled children and young people.

Am I a carer?

Published: 16 January 2015

Information to help identify carers and where carers can access support

Carers

Published: 13 January 2015

Information for carers on how to access help and support

Portsmouth Carers Centre

Published: 22 January 2015

Information on the support available to carers from Portsmouth Carers Centre

Drug & substance misuse

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on help available to support recovery from drug problems.

Food, health & weight

Published: 16 January 2014

Links to pages which give help and guidance on living a healthy lifestyle.

Food & weight - babies & early years

Published: 16 January 2014

Support to help children adopt positive eating and activity behaviours.

Healthy Pompey

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on the one stop shop for finding out how to look after your health.

Hot weather - stay safe in the sun

Published: 30 June 2015

Advice and tips on enjoying the hot weather.

Immunisations and vaccinations

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on vaccinations and immunisations available.

NHS Health Checks

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on obtaining your free NHS Health Check.

Weight loss and weight management

Published: 16 January 2014

This page gives you links to weight management services in Portsmouth which help you lose or gain weight or with eating disorders.

Keeping children safe

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on what to do if you suspect child abuse, neglect or harm.

Family information

Published: 16 January 2014

Information, advice and guidance for families and professionals working with families - or search our database for childcare and other services.

Computers, the Internet and IT Training

Published: 16 January 2014

Useful information about computer facilities offered at libraries.

Health, wellbeing and support services in libraries

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about health, wellbeing and support services available at City Libraries.

Information and reference services

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about information and reference services available.

Library resources in other languages

Published: 16 January 2014

Library resources available in other languages.

Registering a birth

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on registering a birth with the Portsmouth Register Office.

Registering a stillborn child

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on registering a stillbirth with the Portsmouth Register Office.

Term Times magazine

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about Term Times magazine here.

UTC Portsmouth

Published: 10 March 2015

Information on Portsmouth's upcoming University Technical College.

Libraries welcome children and young people

Published: 16 January 2014

Children of all ages are welcome in Portsmouth City Council libraries.

Unprecedented access to region's leading adoption agencies

Published: 01 November 2016

If you're thinking of adoption, come along to the event at the Ageas Bowl on Saturday 26 November.

Carers strategy

Published: 16 January 2014

Introduction to Portsmouth's carers strategy.

Supporting People Programme

Published: 16 January 2014

Links to a range of services to help people to live independently and safely at home.

Libraries - online resources

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about online resources available at Portsmouth libraries.

Beware of lurking trolls!

Published: 16 January 2014

Important information about keeping children safe online.

Getting active

Published: 16 January 2014

Information to help Portsmouth residents become more active by encouraging more people to walk and onto bikes.

Bye-laws - Child Employment

Published: 16 January 2014

Guidance on the legislation and bye-laws regarding children in work.

Children in entertainment

Published: 16 January 2014

Guidance on the issues and requirements regarding children participating in entertainment.

Advice on drug and alcohol misuse

Published: 16 January 2014

Useful resources for support with drug and alcohol related issues.

Community Learning

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out more about the courses on offer at the Learning Place.

Portsmouth survey of children and young people

Published: 23 June 2014

Information and results of the Portsmouth survey of children and young people.

Product safety

Published: 16 January 2014

Trading standards, legislation and tips for checking children's toys conform to legislation

Schools contact details

Published: 14 April 2014

Contact details for the city's schools.

Special educational needs and disabilities

Published: 16 January 2014

Information for parents about special educational needs and support available.

Childcare guide

Published: 14 June 2016

Information on finding the right childcare for you and your children.

Public health

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about the council's role in promoting healthy lifestyles in the city.

Adventure playgrounds

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about the adventure playgrounds available for children in Portsmouth.

Support for children and families

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on our services to safeguard and support the welfare of children, young people and their families.

Life events and services

Published: 21 April 2014

Information on registrars services such as marriages and civil partnerships, registering a birth or death, and the nationality checking service.

Mental wellbeing

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on services to help look after mental health.

Waiting list and appeals for a school place

Published: 16 January 2014

Details about how to appeal for a school place.

Supporting People - housing related support

Published: 16 January 2014

This page provides housing-related support to help people maintain independent living.

School admissions

Published: 16 January 2014

Details of school admissions, policies and how to apply.

School - transport and travel

Published: 16 January 2014

Details about available transport to schools and colleges.

Libraries - apply , renew or reserve

Published: 20 February 2014

Popular activities and quick links to information about joining the library , renewing books and opening times.

Residential care for children

Published: 16 January 2014

Details on Residential care provided by Portsmouth City Council

Tennis in Portsmouth

Published: 03 March 2014

Information about tennis facilities available in Portsmouth.

Swimming pools, splash pools and watersports

Published: 20 February 2014

Information about swimming facilities available in the city.

Sports centres in Portsmouth

Published: 20 February 2014

Locations and facilities for sports centres in Portsmouth.

Portsmouth leisure card

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about how to get a Portsmouth leisure card.

School inset days

Published: 16 January 2014

The timetable of planned school inset days in Portsmouth.

General school information

Published: 16 January 2014

Help and information on schools for parents, teaching and support staff.

School governors

Published: 16 January 2014

Useful information about becoming a governor.

Sexual health

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on protecting against sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies.

City of Portsmouth Sports Council

Published: 18 March 2014

Find out about the City of Portsmouth Sports Council.

Libraries - What's on

Published: 16 January 2014

What's on at Portsmouth libraries

Free swimming scheme

Published: 16 January 2014

Find out about free swimming for Portsmouth residents and whether you qualify.

School meals

Published: 16 January 2014

Information about school meals and how to apply for free school meals.

Schools - apply , appeal or contact

Published: 20 February 2014

Popular activities and quick links to information on local schools, term times, admissions and special educational needs.

Positive Family Steps - Phase 2

Published: 16 January 2014

Information on schemes to help families make positive lifestyle changes.

Adoption and foster care

Published: 23 January 2014

Information on the range of adoption and fostering opportunities in Portsmouth.

Children's centres

Published: 20 February 2014

Information about children's centres and support for parents of children under five.

Family information service

Published: 01 August 2016

Search for a childcare service provider.