Parent Zone

Welcome to Niddrie Mill Primary ParentZone

A source of useful information for parents and families at Niddrie Mill Primary School


Please give our Parent Council Twitter account a follow: https://twitter.com/NiddrieMillPC

If you would like to join our parent council, please contact the Headteacher.

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ONLINE SAFETY

TIK TOK – What You Need to Know

Fortnite – What You Need To Know

Age Ratings – What You Need To Know

Snap Chat – What You Need To Know

WhatsApp – What You Need To Know

Online Bullying – What You Need To Know

Screen Addiction – What You Need To Know

Cyber Bullying Fact Sheet


Edinburgh Libraries Online is an excellent resource for children and adults. The Kidzone has a mixture of informative resources to stretch young minds, useful sites to help with learning and homework, and plenty of fun links too.

Both adults and children can download audio books, ebooks and newspapers direct to their mobile or tablet device. Handy for those who love to read and all downloaded publications can be taken away on holiday with you… leaving more space in your case for holiday shopping!

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   Edinburgh Libraries Kidzone Link 


Have you joined our Parent Council or come to one of their fabulous coffee mornings yet? All are welcome and new dates for this year will be posted shortly!


Niddrie Mill Primary HAS ACHIEVED BRONZE LEVEL on the UNICEF ‘Rights Respecting Schools Award.’

If you want to read more about it before then, UNICEF has useful information about the award here.

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There are different services available throughout Edinburgh that can offer support in different ways to those who need it.

CHAI- Community Help and Advice Inititive

CHAI are going to be available on Wednesday’s for Niddrie Mill parents who would like some advice, some more information about them and the work they do, click on the link below.

CHAI Family Advice and Support


Children’s Sleep

A lot of children (and adults) have problems sleeping. This can affect their mood, their behaviour, their learning and can mean that parents do not get a good nights sleep either.

To find out more about why sleep is so important and some useful hints and tips on how to help your child get into a better sleeping routine. Take a look at The Good Night Guide For Children on the link below.

The Good Night Guide For Children


Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources In Edinburgh Link

This handy document was recently put together and lists most of the services and resources available in Edinburgh to support people with different mental health conditions. If you know someone that it might help- please share it with them.
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Edinburgh School Uniform Bank Link

B-6185123961499437800730“Just like a food bank, we started a school uniform bank to help children and young people affected by poverty have the start they need for a good education. We aim to promote pride, dignity and self-esteem in children from families experiencing financial hardship in Edinburgh by providing good-quality school uniform and other clothing, equipment and supplies required for the school day.”


If you or someone you know is experiencing Housing Support Issues such as:

Tenancy is potentially at risk

Looking to move

Bidding for housing

Benefit issues

Budgeting

Debt

Housing Support Officers are available to speak to at:

North East Local Office – 101 Niddrie Mains Road (Thursday – 2pm till 4pm) 

Leith Library (Friday – 10am till Noon)


We will update this page any time we are sent new information, or when we spot something we think could be useful.
Is there a service you would like to see in our Parent Zone? Please contact Miss McConnell,  if you have a service you think our families would like, or to report a broken link.