St Joseph's School - A Catholic Voluntary Academy


Hallam Diocese




Useful links for SAts revision


Families Information Service

The Families Information Service is a directory of all the services in Doncaster. It is available for parents or young people to use themselves, when facing almost any family problem, large or small. From day care and early learning to schools and alternative education; from midwifery and health visiting to mental health, and from advice on parenting to family support and adult learning to employment opportunities




The NSPCC has developed some free downloadable guides for all parents/carers of primary school aged children to speak to their child about keeping safe from abuse using simple conversations - called the Underwear rule - and also talking to their children about staying safe online - called Share Aware - 

Understanding Childcare and Tax - Guide

This guide contains plenty of helpful information such as:

A comprehensive look at the many forms of UK government support, entitlements, and benefits to help parents with childcare such as support from Universal Credit, the Tax-Free Childcare system, free vouchers, and child tax credits.
Practical and useful information about each childcare support system, scheme, and benefit; how they work, who are qualified, and how to claim these benefits.
Understanding Tax-Free Childcare: what parents can receive, other benefits like childminders, nurseries, after-school clubs and play schemes, and details on how to qualify and apply.
Links to other useful childcare resources and information that many parents will find helpful.

Early Help