Useful websites

Useful websites


If you would like to learn more about the signs and symbols used at playgroup, the Makaton Charity website is a fantastic source of information and free resources.


The Communication Trust

Lots of great speech, language and communication resources for parents with children aged 0-5 years.

The Communication Trust – Early Years resources

The Communication Trust – Resources for Parents

Nottinghamshire Family Directory

Information, advice and support on a wide range of topics for parents, child carers and professionals.

Nottinghamshire Help Yourself

Internet Safety

Information about helping to keep children safe online.

Internet Matters

Children’s Internet Safety Test


Physical Activity for Children

Department of Health poster, giving ideas about how to keep young children active, and the benefits that this leads to.

Physical activity ideas

Illnesses where children should be kept at home

Public Health England guidance setting out when and for how long children should stay at home, when treatment/ medication is required and where to get further advice. 

Public Health England Guidance

Childcare information

Government help with childcare costs for parents.

Childcare Choices