Useful Links


Brighton and Hove "Safe in the City"

Useful Information for Parents in Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove Food Poverty Advice

Brighton and Hove Food Project - accessing low cost meals

Citizen's Advice - Brighton and Hove

How to Find an NHS Dentist in Brighton and Hove

Urgent Care Information in Brighton and Hove

Childline: / 0800 1111 (for children to call) your child can contact anytime - calls are free and confidential.
Online counsellor available 24 hours a day.

Dragonfly Anxiety Guidance Booklet


Days Out - A guide to booking family train tickets and saving money

Local Portslade History  

Mental Health Support

If you are worried or concerned about your mental health or wellbeing or that of a friend Find Get Give has resources to help. From books, to apps, to videos, it provides you with details of local services. Check it out at


Guide for parents / carers to support positive mental health and wellbeing:


Direct Emotional and Mental Health for Children and Young People support locally:

  • For support and information for children and their families after the death of a parent or sibling visit
  • For confidential support and advice for young people struggling with thoughts of suicide
  • For emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide Tel: 116 123
  • For confidential support, advice and access to service if you are worried about a young person’s substance misuse visit or call the consultation line on 01273 – 293966 Monday– Friday between 12 and 3pm
  •  You should also consider contacting your GP. They can provide advice, and where appropriate arrange support services for you.
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: Duty: 0300 304 0061 (9am-5pm)
  • Sussex Mental HealthLine: 0300 5000 101 (5pm-9am, weekends, bank holidays)


Texting services, apps

  • The Mix provides support to under 25’s - from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Young people can get in touch and access support online, via social media or via the free, confidential helpline
  • ChatHealth - is a secure and confidential text messaging service for young people, aged 11-19. It provides easy and anonymous access to a healthcare professional for advice and support. Monday to Friday, 9am – 4.30pm excluding bank holidays. If you live in Brighton & Hove, you can text 07480 635423.
  • Childline: 0800 1111 / online chat
  • Young Minds Crisis Messenger text YM to 85258
  • Apps: Calm Harm, Smiling Mind, Stay Alive, Anti Stress

Please download this document for more Mental Health support details in our area: Mental Health Support in Brighton and Hove


Internet Safety links

NSPCC: helpline (for adults concerned about a child) 0808 800 5000

Thinkuknow: used in schools and a good place to start

Common Sense: - honest reviews of games, apps and films by parents and children

Helping Kids Stay Safer Online: - the NSPCC joined forces with O2 to provide parents with the skills and tools to help keep children safe online

Whatsapp advice: 

Internet Matters: - helping parents keep their children safe online


More useful web-sites can be found by clicking here or visiting this link:

Most importantly, the internet is a wonderful creative and educational place – enjoy it and do keep involved in your child's online life.


General links


Year 1 links 


Year 2 links (Caterpillar Ordering, Number Fact Families, Hit the Button, Dartboard Double and Half and the Toy Shop Money Game are particularly great games) (Fairies in the Fog, Pay for It, Change Exchanger, Mummy Number Lines and 100 Hunt Plus 10 are great games)  (your child has a login for this website stuck in his/her reading diary) (DJ Cow's Spelling Patterns and Tell A T-Rex are particularly good games)


Year 5 links

Literacy (revision and explanations about grammar with quizzes to help you practise) (if you want something to inspire you to practise writing in every genre you can think of, then look here for some ideas to start you off…of course, ultimately it is down to your imagination!)

Maths (lots of fun games and explanations about all the maths topics we cover) (some good general resources for all maths)  (try this for all sorts of puzzles and challenges)



Year 6 links

Maths (10 minutes daily will greatly increase mental maths skills) (Working on the 4 operations for simple number problems) (fractions games)

Literacy (to help with word classes) (practise using commas) (spelling prefixes and suffixes)